If anyone can teach readers how to pursue the life and work of an artist, it is the twenty-two amazing artists included in Truth Bomb.
This colorful compilation of pioneering and established women artists from around the world motivates and empowers. Their stories and artworks in this volume challenge readers to find solace in the shared human experiences of birth, death, love, anger, joy, and sadness. Truth Bomb offers the best commentary and insight into the incredible formation of diverse women artists such as Yayoi Kusama, Miranda July, Mickalene Thomas, and the Guerrilla Girls while uncovering the power of taking a chance, pushing the envelope, and ultimately not being afraid of making a mark. Each artist tells a story of resilience, tenacity, sacrifice, and steely determination. The result is a magical visual mash-up of images, memories, historic moments, interviews, and inspirational beginnings as told by artists themselves. Truth Bomb is an ode to art and artists and an attempt to decipher the mystery of creativity.
Abigail Crompton is the founder and director of Third Drawer Down (est. 2003), an innovative design studio whose mission is to make art affordable, accessible and a part of the everyday. Specializing in the design and production of art and museum merchandise, Abigail has represented and collaborated with more than 180 internationally recognized artists and designers, including Louise Bourgeois, Kiki Smith, Cy Twombly, Yayoi Kusama, John Baldessari, Roni Horn, Richard Hamilton, and the Picasso Foundation. Third Drawer Down creates memorable products for the Museum of Modern Art, Tate Gallery, Whitney Museum of American Art, and New Museum, among many other global cultural institutions.