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Picturing the modern amazon.
New York : Rizzoli, 2000
(OCoLC)606379351
Named Person: Matthew Barney; Louise Bourgeois; Nicole Eisenman; Annie Leibovitz; Alison Saar; Andres Serrano; Cindy Sherman; Nancy Spero
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joanna Frueh; Laurie Fierstein; Judith E Stein; New Museum of Contemporary Art (New York, N.Y.)
ISBN: 0847822478 9780847822478
OCLC Number: 44053689
Notes: Exhibition held at the New Museum of Contemporary Art, March 30-July 2, 2000.
Description: 176 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 31 cm.
Contents: Foreword / Marcia Tucker --
Preface : The body artist / Irving Lavin --
Notes on contemporary art images / Judith Stein, Laurie Fierstein, and Joanna Frueh --
Introduction: --
Modern amazon / Laurie Fierstein ; Object lessons / Judith Stein ; Real nude / Joanna Frueh --
Bring on the amazons : an evolutionary history / Jan Todd --
Women's bodybuilding : a contemporary history / Steve Wennerstrom --
Ghettos of obscurity : individual sovereignty and the struggle for recognition in female bodybuilding / Leslie Heywood --
Toward a new aesthetics of body for the modern woman / Al Thomas --
Dream girl / Michael Cunningham --
Hardcore : the radical self-portraiture of black female bodybuilders / Carla Williams --
My muscles, myself : selected autobiographical writings / Nathalie Gassel --
Female muscularity and the comics / Maxine Sheets-Johnstone --
Comments on the comics / Laurie Fierstein and Joanna Frueh --
Interviews with women bodybuilders : Pudgy Stockton, Bev Francis, Lenda Murray, Andrulla Blanchette, René Toney / Joanna Frueh --
Amazons in fiction : a bibliography / Pierre Samuel.
Series Title: New Museum books.
Responsibility: edited by Joanna Frueh, Laurie Fierstein, and Judith Stein.
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