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Art and feminism / edited by Helena Reckitt ; [survey by Peggy Phelan].

Contributor(s): Reckitt, Helena | Phelan, Peggy.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : Phaidon, 2012Description: 203 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780714863917 (pbk); 0714863912 (pbk).Subject(s): Women artists | Art, Modern -- 20th century | Women in artDDC classification: 709.040082 Summary: Art and Feminism is a must-have resource for those interested in contemporary art, art history, and feminist and gender studies. The book features the work of 150 artists such as Louise Bourgeois, Paula Rego, Roni Horn, and Orlan. Art and Feminism is unique in the way it juxtaposes artists, theories and artistic practices, not usually discussed together. The sections are divided thematically, with section headings such as 'Identity crises' 'Corporeality, ' 'Personalizing the political' and 'femmes de siecle' suggesting the breadth of studies and movements examined in the book. This is a resource unparalleled in the study of feminist art, for all those with an interest in art, or the feminist movement.
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The rich diversity of art informed by feminism since the 1960s

Originally published: 2001.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Art and Feminism is a must-have resource for those interested in contemporary art, art history, and feminist and gender studies. The book features the work of 150 artists such as Louise Bourgeois, Paula Rego, Roni Horn, and Orlan. Art and Feminism is unique in the way it juxtaposes artists, theories and artistic practices, not usually discussed together. The sections are divided thematically, with section headings such as 'Identity crises' 'Corporeality, ' 'Personalizing the political' and 'femmes de siecle' suggesting the breadth of studies and movements examined in the book. This is a resource unparalleled in the study of feminist art, for all those with an interest in art, or the feminist movement.

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