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Women Art and Society

Women  Art  and Society Author Whitney Chadwick
ISBN-10 0500204055
Release 2012
Pages 552
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Discusses the ideologies shaping art produced by women and the representation of women in art, from the Middle Ages to present, traces the development of feminist art history, and examines significant emerging women artists.

Women Art And Power And Other Essays

Women  Art  And Power And Other Essays Author Linda Nochlin
ISBN-10 9780429982620
Release 2018-02-12
Pages 203
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Women, Art, and Power?seven landmark essays on women artists and women in art history?brings together the work of almost twenty years of scholarship and speculation.

After the Revolution

After the Revolution Author Eleanor Heartney
ISBN-10 9783641108212
Release 2013-11-04
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"Why Have There Been No Great Women Artists?" asked the prominent art historian Linda Nochlin in a provocative 1971 essay. Today her insightful critique serves as a benchmark against which the progress of women artists may be measured. In this book, four prominent critics and curators describe the impact of women artists on contemporary art since the advent of the feminist movement.

Women Artists and the Surrealist Movement

Women Artists and the Surrealist Movement Author Whitney Chadwick
ISBN-10 0500276226
Release 1991
Pages 256
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This pioneering book stands as the most comprehensive treatment of the lives, ideas and art works of the remarkable group of women who were an essential part of the Surrealist movement.

The Guerrilla Girls Bedside Companion to the History of Western Art

The Guerrilla Girls  Bedside Companion to the History of Western Art Author
ISBN-10 014025997X
Release 1998
Pages 95
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Women and Art

Women and Art Author Judy Chicago
ISBN-10 1902328442
Release 2004
Pages 192
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Women and Art has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Women and Art also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Women and Art book for free.

Feminism And Art History

Feminism And Art History Author Norma Broude
ISBN-10 9780429980169
Release 2018-01-31
Pages 372
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A long-needed corrective and alternative view of Western art history, these seventeen essays by respected scholars are arranged chronologically and cover every major period from the ancient Egyptian to the present. While several of the essays deal with major women artists, the book is essentially about Western art history and the extent to which it has been distorted, in every period, by sexual bias. With 306 illustrations.

The Feminism and Visual Culture Reader

The Feminism and Visual Culture Reader Author Amelia Jones
ISBN-10 0415267056
Release 2003
Pages 560
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Bringing together key writings on art, film, architecture, popular culture, new media and other visual fields, this key reader combines classic texts by leading feminist thinkers with six previously unpublished polemical new pieces. It explores how issues of race, class, nationality and sexuality, enter into debates about feminism, and includes work by feminist critics, artists and activists. Articles are grouped into six thematic sections: * representation * difference * disciplines/strategies * mass culture/media interventions * the body * technology. A valuable reference for students of visual culture and gender studies, this is both a framework within which to understand the shifts in feminist thinking in visual studies and an overview of the most significant feminist theories in this area.

50 Women Artists You Should Know

50 Women Artists You Should Know Author Christiane Weidemann
ISBN-10 3791383612
Release 2017-09
Pages 160
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Now available in a new edition, this book offers more than 500 years of achievements in art by women. This beautifully produced, richly detailed, and comprehensive survey of fifty influential women artists from the Renaissance to the Post-Modern era details their vast contributions to the art world. From the Early Baroque painter Artemisia Gentileschi and the seventeenth-century illustrator Maria Sibylla Merian to Impressionist Mary Cassatt and Berthe Morisot, and to modern icons such as Frida Kahlo, Georgia O'Keeffe and Louise Bourgeois, the most important female artists are profiled in this book in chronologically arranged double-page spreads. There is a succinct biography for each artist, together with information outlining her accomplishments and influence, additional resources for further study, and, best of all, brilliant full-color reproductions of the artist's works. Packed with information, this stunning and absorbing book showcases the remarkable artistic contributions of women throughout history.

Reclaiming Female Agency

Reclaiming Female Agency Author Norma Broude
ISBN-10 9780520242524
Release 2005-04-11
Pages 478
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'Reclaiming Feminine Agency' identifies female agency as a central theme of recent feminist scholarship & offers 23 essays on artists & issues from the Renaissance to the present, written in the 1990s & after.

Women s Work

Women s Work Author E. J. W. Barber
ISBN-10 0393313484
Release 1995
Pages 334
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Drawing on the latest archaeological and technological research, this intriguing study of women's history explores the relationship between the development of the fiber arts and women's roles in society.

Where the Girls Are

Where the Girls Are Author Susan Jeanne Douglas
ISBN-10 9780812925302
Release 1995
Pages 348
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A scholar and media critic takes a provocative look at the portrayal of women in American popular culture from the 1950s to the present day and assesses the impact of such images on women's real lives

Feminism Art Theory

Feminism Art Theory Author Hilary Robinson
ISBN-10 9781118360590
Release 2015-04-20
Pages 544
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Charting over 45 years of feminist debate on the significance of gender in the making and understanding of art, the long–anticipated new edition of Feminism–Art–Theory has been extensively updated and reworked. Completely revised, retaining only one–third of the texts of the earlier edition, with all other material being new inclusions Brings together 88 revealing texts from North America, Europe and Australasia, juxtaposing writings from artists and activists with those of academics Embraces a broad range of threads and perspectives, from diverse national and global approaches, lesbian and queer theory, and postmodernism, to education and aesthetics Includes many classic texts, but is particularly notable for its inclusion of rare and significant material not reprinted elsewhere Provides a uniquely flexible resource for study and research due to its scale and structure; each of the seven sections focuses on a specific area of debate, with texts arranged chronologically in order to show how issues and arguments developed over time

Goddesses Whores Wives and Slaves

Goddesses  Whores  Wives  and Slaves Author Sarah Pomeroy
ISBN-10 9780307791474
Release 2011-05-18
Pages 304
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"The first general treatment of women in the ancient world to reflect the critical insights of modern feminism. Though much debated, its position as the basic textbook on women's history in Greece and Rome has hardly been challenged."--Mary Beard, Times Literary Supplement. Illustrations. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Art of colonial Latin America

Art of colonial Latin America Author Gauvin A. Bailey
ISBN-10 0714841579
Release 2005-02-01
Pages 447
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A lively account of the interaction between European and indigenous artisthat took place during more than 300 years of Spanish and Portuguese colonialnfluence in Latin America (c. 1492-1820). The book offers a fascinatingnsight into viceregal, missionary and civic architecture, as well asainting, sculpture and such 'minor arts' as furniture, textiles and ceramics.his is a long-awaited book on an increasingly popular subject and includesany previously unillustrated works. For over three hundred years, from thera of Christopher Columbus to the struggles for independence around 1820,atin America witnessed an artistic flowering of enormous creativity andriginality. In a unique way, the art and architecture of Aztec, Inca anduarani civilizations blended with those of Europe, North Africa and the Farast. In particular, the Spanish and Portuguese empires in Central and Southmerica created the climate for a flourishing, diverse and distinct versionf Renaissance and Baroque culture, produced under utterly different socialnd geographic conditions from those found in Europe.;The products of this

The World of the Shining Prince

The World of the Shining Prince Author Ivan Morris
ISBN-10 9780345803917
Release 2013-05-21
Pages 368
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Ivan Morris’s definitive and widely acclaimed portrait of the ceremonious and melancholy world of ancient Japan. Using The Tale of Genji and other major literary works from Japan’s Heian period as a frame of reference, The World of the Shining Prince recreates an era when women set the cultural tone. Focusing on the world of the emperor’s court—a world deeply admired by Virginia Woolf, among others—renowned scholar of Japanese history and literature Ivan Morris explores the politics, society, religious life, and superstitions of the period. Offering readers detailed portrayals of the daily lives of courtiers, the cult of beauty they espoused, and the intricate relations between the men and women of the age, The World of the Shining Prince has been a cornerstone text on ancient Japan for half a century

Power of Feminist Art

Power of Feminist Art Author Norma Broude
ISBN-10 0810926598
Release 1996-09-01
Pages 320
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"The Power of Feminist Art is not a book: it's a milestone. . . . Until Power, feminist art has been conspicuously absent from standard academic narratives. . . . Now, no critic or historian, conservative or not, can argue that feminist art is insignificant".--Elizabeth Hess, Village Voice. 270 illustrations, 118 in full color.