The power of feminist art: the American movement of the 1970s, history and impact

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H.N. Abrams, 1994 - Social Science - 318 pages
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Since its inception nearly 25 years ago, the feminist art movement has transformed the art world. Now, two professors of art history bring together 18 influential historians, critics, and artists to create this landmark volume. 245 illustrations, many in full-color. Bibliography. Notes. Time line.

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With 245 illustrations (118 in color), this work boasts a partisan but invaluable recounting of the U.S. feminist art movement of the 1970s. Most of the 18 contributors to the handsome, large-format ... Read full review

Contents

Performing Discovering
158
Feminism and Art in the Twentieth Century Recovering Her Story Feminist Artists Reclaim the Great Goddess
174
Joanna Frueh I
190
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About the author (1994)

Norma Broude, Professor of Art History at American University, is author of "Impressionism, a Feminist Reading: The Gendering of Art, Science, and Nature in the 19th Century "(1991), among other books. Mary D. Garrard is Professor Emerita of Art History at American University and author of "Artemisia Gentileschi around 1622: The Shaping and Reshaping of an Artistic Identity "(California, 2001), among other publications. Broude and Garrard are also the editors of "The Power of Feminist Art: The American Movement of the 1970s, Power and Impact "(1994).

Mary D. Garrard is Professor of Art at American University. She is the author of "Artemisia Gentileschi: The Image of the Female Hero in Italian Baroque Art "(1989) and coeditor, with Norma Broude, of "Feminism and Art History: Questioning the Litany "(1982); "The Expanding Discourse: Feminism and Art History "(1992); and "The Power of Feminist Art: The American Movement of the 1970s, History and Impact "(1994).

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