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Kirtland Community College Library N 8354 .C43 2012 30775305530223 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780500204054
  • ISBN: 0500204055
  • Physical Description: print
    552 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm.
  • Edition: Fifth edition.
  • Publisher: London : Thames & Hudson, 2012.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 518-539) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Art history and the woman artist -- The Middle Ages -- The Renaissance ideal -- The other Renaissance -- Domestic genres and women painters in northern Europe -- Amateurs and academics : a new ideology of femininity in France and England -- Sex, class, and power in Victorian England -- Toward Utopia : moral reform and American art in the nineteenth century -- Separate but unequal : woman's sphere and the new art -- Modernism, Abstraction, and the new woman -- Modernist representation : the female body -- Gender, race, and Modernism after the Second World War -- Feminist art in North America and Great Britain -- New directions : a partial overview -- Worlds together, worlds apart -- A place to grow : personal visions, global concerns -- The enduring legacy of feminism.
Summary, etc.: This 5th edition of one of the best-selling World of Art titles features a completely new chapter that charts the evolution of feminist art history and pedagogy since the 1970s, revealing how artists have developed and subverted the strategies of feminism. It is brought up to date with discussion of some of the most significant international women artists to have emerged in recent years, including Wangechi Mutu, Pae White, Yael Bartana, Jenny Saville, and Teresa Margolles.
Subject: Women artists Biography History and criticism
Feminism and art
Women in art
Art and society
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