Feminism Art Theory: An Anthology 1968 - 2014

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Hilary Robinson
John Wiley & Sons, Apr 20, 2015 - Art - 544 pages
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Charting over 45 years of feminist debate on the significance ofgender in the making and understanding of art, the long-anticipatednew edition of Feminism-Art-Theory has been extensivelyupdated and reworked. 

  • Completely revised, retaining only one-third of the texts ofthe earlier edition, with all other material being newinclusions
  • Brings together 88 revealing texts from North America, Europeand Australasia, juxtaposing writings from artists and activistswith those of academics
  • Embraces a broad range of threads and perspectives, fromdiverse national and global approaches, lesbian and queer theory,and postmodernism, to education and aesthetics
  • Includes many classic texts, but is particularly notable forits inclusion of rare and significant material not reprintedelsewhere
  • Provides a uniquely flexible resource for study and researchdue to its scale and structure; each of the seven sections focuseson a specific area of debate, with texts arranged chronologicallyin order to show how issues and arguments developed over time

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Representing Women 288
Identity Geography Citizenship
Preface x
FeminismArtTheory Towards a Political Historiography 1
Overviews 8
Activism and Institutions
Historical and Critical Practices
Materials Practices Choices

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Hilary Robinson is Dean of the School of Art and Design and Professor of Visual Culture at Middlesex University London, having previously held positions at Carnegie Mellon University, USA, and the University of Ulster, Northern Ireland. She is the author of Reading Art, Reading Irigaray: The Politics of Art by Women (2006), and the editor of Visibly Female: Women and Art Today (1987).

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