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The power of feminist art : the American movement of the 1970s, history and impact

Author: Norma Broude; Mary D Garrard; Judith K Brodsky
Publisher: New York : H.N. Abrams, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Since its inception nearly 25 years ago the Feminist Art movement has presented a challenge to mainstream modernism that has radically transformed the art world. In The Power of Feminist Art, coeditors Norma Broude and Mary D. Garrard, professors of art history at The American University in Washington, D.C., bring together many of the influential art historians, critics, and artists who participated in the events of  Read more...
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Power of feminist art.
New York : H.N. Abrams, 1994
(OCoLC)621907562
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Norma Broude; Mary D Garrard; Judith K Brodsky
ISBN: 0810937328 9780810937321 0500016437 9780500016435 0810926598 9780810926592
OCLC Number: 29794506
Description: 318 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 30 cm
Contents: Introduction : Feminism and art in the twentieth century / Norma Broude and Mary D. Garrard --
Part I. Seeds of change: feminist art and education in the early seventies. --
The feminist art programs at Fresno and CalArts, 1970-75 / Faith Wilding --
Womanhouse / Arlene Raven --
Conversations with Judy Chicago and Miriam Schapiro / Norma Broude and Mary D. Garrard --
Part II. Building a network: feminist activism in the arts. --
Feminist politics : networks and organizations / Mary D. Garrard --
Exhibitions, galleries, and alternative spaces / Judith K. Brodksy --
Writing (and righting) wrongs : feminist art publications / Carrie Rickey --
Starting from scratch : the beginnings of feminist art history / Linda Nochlin --
Part III. Challenging modernism: the facets of feminist art. --
Social protest : racism and sexism / Yolanda M. López and Moira Roth --
Feminist performance art : performing, discovering, transforming ourselves / Josephine Withers --
Recovering her story : feminist artists reclaim the great goddess / Gloria Feman Orenstein --
The body through women's eyes / Joanna Frueh --
The pattern and decoration movement / Norma Broude --
Collaboration / Judith E. Stein --
Part IV. Beyond the seventies: the impact of feminist art. --
Backlash and appropriation / Mira Schor --
Affinities : thoughts on an incomplete history / Suzanne Lacy --
The feminist continuum : art after 1970 / Laura Cottingham --
Illustrated time line / Carrie Rickey.
Responsibility: edited by Norma Broude and Mary D. Garrard ; contributors, Judith K. Brodsky [and others].

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A selection of essays examining feminist art. They feature painters, sculptors, photographers and performance artists of the period, among them Judy Chicago, Miriam Shapiro, Laurie Anderson and Nancy  Read more...

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