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Flowers and towers : politics of identity in the art of the American "New Woman"

Author: Nira Tessler
Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne, UK : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book explores the meaning and symbolism of the flower motif in the art of women artists, from the nineteenth century to the present day.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nira Tessler
ISBN: 9781443882705 1443882704
OCLC Number: 930255372
Description: xii, 256 pages, 10 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm.
Contents: Part. I. An enclosed garden --
The flower motif and feminine representation in the history of art --
part. II. New flowers --
The art of modernist women in the United States ---
The flower in New Woman modernist art in New York --
The flower in New Woman modernist art in California --
The flower in New Woman modernist art in Mexico --
The flower motif in the new wave of feminist art.
Responsibility: by Nira Tessler.

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"Dr. Tessler is to be congratulated for calling attention to the centrality of flower and tower imagery across a variety of art forms, locales, and diverse artistic creators, something that is Read more...

 
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