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Girls! girls! girls! in contemporary art

Girls! girls! girls! in contemporary art

Author: Catherine Grant; Lori Waxman
Publisher: Bristol : Intellect Books, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Essays address a variety of themes including narcissism, nostalgia, post-feminism, and fantasy with the goal of approaching the overarching question of why women artists are turning in such numbers to the subject of girls -- and what these artistic explorations signify. Artists discussed include Anna Gaskell, Marlene McCarty, Sue de Beer, Miwa Yanagi, Eija-Liisa Ahtila, Collier Schorr and more.
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Genre/Form: Electronic book
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine Grant; Lori Waxman
ISBN: 9781841505282 1841505285 1841503487 9781841503486
OCLC Number: 741558965
Description: 1 online resource (x, 185 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color), portraits
Contents: Introduction The Girl in Contemporary Art / Catherine Grant and Lori Waxman --
Through the Looking-Glass with Heart-Shaped Sunglasses : Searching for Alice and Lolita in Contemporary Representations of Girls / Lori Waxman --
Dial 'P' for Panties : Narrative Photography in the 1990s (with a New Afterword by the Author) / Lucy Soutter --
Girlish Games : Playfulness and 'Drawingness' in the Work of Francesca Woodman and Lucy Gunning / Harriet Riches --
Marlene McCarty's Murder Girls / Maud Lavin --
Haunted : Writing with the Girl / Taru Elfving --
Oh Mother Where Art Thou? Sue de Beer's Hysterical Orphan Girls / Kate Random --
Love Mi-girl, Mi-kick, Mi-fire, Mi-sin, Mi-soul, MI-WA : A Fairy Tale in Blue / Carol Mavor --
Baby Butches and Reluctant Lolitas : Collier Schorr and Hellen van Meene / Catherine Grant.
Responsibility: edited by Catherine Grant and Lori Waxman.


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