About the Project

To commemorate the United Nations’ 4th World Conference on Women, held in Bejing, China, Creative Time and SOS International published Time Capsule: A Concise Encyclopedia by Women Artists. The seven hundred page anthology contains visual and textual essays by more than five hundred women artists from countries all over the world, including Kenya, the Czech Republic, Russia, Cuba, and more.


Prominent artists represented in this volume include: April Gornik, the Guerilla Girls, Lynda Benglis, Vivienne Koorland, Svetlana Kopystiansky, Joan Jonas, Alison Knowles, Barbara Kruger, Carolee Schneemann, Rosemarie Castoro, Yayoi Kusama, and May Stevens.


Photograph by SOS International




Multiple Artists

Time Capsule: A Concise Encyclopedia by Women Artists