A world of our own: women as artists since the Renaissance

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Watson-Guptill, Oct 1, 2000 - Art - 224 pages
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This stirring account documents the centuries-long struggle of gifted women who confronted the exclusionary tactics of a male-dominated art establishment but pressed ahead undaunted to gain public acceptance as sought-after professional artists.

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This informative and challenging volume on how women have made a place for themselves as artists over the last five centuries may come to be regarded as one of the most notable works in feminist art ... Read full review

Contents

preface Why women?
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chapter l OUT OF THE SHADOWS 15001600
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chapter 3 OBJECTS OF FASCINATION 17501850
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