$7.95 gatefold paper * 1-58685-264-7 * January
7 x 7 in, 32 pp, 28 Color Photographs,
Rights: W, Western
"My heroes have always been cowgirls."
"This stuff is bodacious, righteous, enduring art."
This timeless collection of hand-tinted art by internationally recognized painter and sculptor Bob Wade showcases the amazing women who performed dangerous feats in rodeos, Wild West shows, and Hollywood movies and TV, stunning audiences all over the world.
The faces of the women in this collection poignantly convey the freedom, equality, and sheer joy they experienced long before the modern women's movement came along. Bob Wade's Cowgirls entertains and informs, revealing the truth about the real cowgirls who ran wild and free in the Old West.
Bob Wade's art has been commissioned for public and private collections around the world. For more than twenty five years, Wade has experimented with large-scale photography and color enhancement of black-and-white vintage photos. His work is part of the permanent collection of the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame. Wade is a staff artist for Cowboys and Indians magazine, and lives in Austin, Texas.