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The art of feminism : images that shaped the fight for equality, 1857-2017 / Helena Reckitt, consulting editor; written by Lucinda Gosling, Hilary Robinson, and Amy Tobin ; preface by Maria Balshaw ; foreword by Xabier Arakistain.

Gosling, Lucinda, (author.). Reckitt, Helena, (editor.). Gosling, Lucinda, (author.). Robinson, Hilary, 1956- (author.). Tobin, Amy, 1989- (author.). Balshaw, Maria, (writer of preface.). Arakistain, Xabier, (author of foreword.).

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Summary:

Since its inception, the women's movement has harnessed the power of the image to transmit its message. From the posters of the Suffrage Atelier, to the photographs of Carrie Mae Weems, this comprehensive survey traces the ways in which feminists have shaped art and visual culture from the mid-nineteenth to the twenty-first centuries. Featuring more than 350 works of art, illustration, photography, performance, graphic design, and publlic protest, this stunning volume showcases the vibrancy and daring of the feminist aesthetic over the last 150 years.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Columbia Gorge Community College Library 704.042 GOSLI 2018 (Text) 39705000051507 New Book Shelf Book None 06/16/2021 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1452169926
  • ISBN: 9781452169927
  • Physical Description: 272 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
  • Publisher: San Francisco : Chronicle Books ; [2018]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Suffrage and beyond 1857-1949 -- Femininity and freedom : from being seen to being heard -- The march of the women : visualizing suffrage -- To war and to work : on the battlefield and in the factory -- A new woman emerges : pushing boundaries, celebrating difference -- Defining feminism 1960-1988 -- Homesickness : domestic politics -- Resistance and rage : raising consciousness and fighting back -- Finding feminist history : refiguring the past -- Sense and sensibility : touching/seeing/hearing/feeling -- Redefining feminism 1989-present -- The public feminist : engaging audiences beyond the art world -- The personal feminist : making the personal political -- The citizen feminist : citizenship and politics -- The activist feminist : making interventions.
Summary, etc.:
Since its inception, the women's movement has harnessed the power of the image to transmit its message. From the posters of the Suffrage Atelier, to the photographs of Carrie Mae Weems, this comprehensive survey traces the ways in which feminists have shaped art and visual culture from the mid-nineteenth to the twenty-first centuries. Featuring more than 350 works of art, illustration, photography, performance, graphic design, and publlic protest, this stunning volume showcases the vibrancy and daring of the feminist aesthetic over the last 150 years.
Featured artists include: Beyonce, Louise Bourgeois, Andrea Bowers, Judy Chicago, Vanessa German, Jenny Holzer, Frida Kahlo, Barbara Kruger, Ana Mendieta, Sethembile Msezane, Zanele Muholi, Shirin Neshat, Pussy Riot
Subject: Feminism and art.

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