ROAR! A Collection of Mighty Women
Pop art queen Ashley Longshore has done it again with her new Rizzoli book, Roar! A Collection of Mighty Women. It’s a compendium of female empowerment and awesomeness, all set against the backdrop of Longshore’s award-winning art. Sometimes called, “the new Warhol,” Longshore has the uncanny ability to blend fun and function into a visual masterpiece that, more often than not, shares a message with the viewer.
It’s finally here! After months of anticipation, Longshore’s newest art book has hit the shelves. Roar! A Collection of Mighty Women brings together some of the most familiar faces in powerful womanhood in artistic representations. Each portrait in the book shows a woman from history who has taken a step out of time to change the world. Longshore’s playful color design and bold, modern lines bring these women to life, and art lovers will want to immediately grab this book for their collection.
Here are some of our favorite portraits from the Roar! collection:
- Frida Kahlo: It’s a bit meta, a painting of a painting of a painter. But Longshore’s rendition of the Mexican artist’s portrait is both honest, faithful to Kahlo’s style, and bold.
- Kamala Harris: The first female vice president in United States history gazes out from the page of the book with a confident smile, and Longshore captures the keen look in her eyes.
- Ruth Bader Ginsberg: The late Supreme Court Justice’s steely-eyed mien captures your attention, with Longshore’s signature pop art brushstrokes updating the famous portrait.
- Malala Yousafzai: The women’s rights activist and survivor of a terrorist attack recently tied the knot, and her portrait in Longshore’s book is wreathed in butterflies.
Other portraits include Jane Goodall and the chimpanzees she befriended, Wonder Woman, Lady Gaga, Greta Thunberg and many more. In a statement, Longshore shared, “I am so excited about the release of my new Rizzoli book ROAR! I celebrate all of the women who have come before me and who are out there now, breaking boundaries and being true to themselves! The book features my portraits of these mighty women! Shop the collection and surround yourself with these magnificent role models! It will make you BRAVE!”
The collection is a beautiful tribute to the women who have changed the world, and an inspiration to those dreaming of doing the same. The book can be purchased at Rizzoli Bookstore in New York or online through their website.