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Lesbian art in America : a contemporary history

Author: Harmony Hammond
Publisher: New York : Rizzoli, ©2000.
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"The first history of lesbian art in the United States, this volume documents works since 1970 within the context of gay culture and political activism. Authoritative and engaging, this is a "from the trenches" story of which women made what, when, and where . Hammond moves from the mainstream art world to alternative venues, weaving a compelling narrative complete with critical and theoretical discourse. Profiles  Read more...
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Hammond, Harmony.
Lesbian art in America.
New York : Rizzoli, ©2000
(OCoLC)606380327
Named Person: Harmony Hammond; Deborah Kass; Kate Millett; Catherine Opie; Joan Snyder
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harmony Hammond
ISBN: 0847822486 9780847822485
OCLC Number: 44562239
Awards: Lambda Literary Award, 2000
Description: 208 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits (some color) ; 28 cm
Contents: Representing the lesbian nation : the 70's --
Remembering the lesbian body : the 80's --
Lesbianizing the queer field and other creative trangressions : the 90's.
Responsibility: Harmony Hammond.

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The first definitive history of lesbian art in the United States presents a collection of artwork, created since 1970 within the context of gay culture and political activism, along with critical  Read more...

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"Only pioneer lesbian artist and activist Harmony Hammond could have come up with this fascinating book. Long awaited, and well worth waiting for, it is already a classic as it hits the shelves. Read more...

 
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