Feminism-Art-Theory An Anthology, 1968-2000

ISBN-10: 063120850X
ISBN-13: 9780631208501
Edition: 2001
Authors: Hilary Robinson
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Description: Charting over 30 years of feminist debate on the significance of gender in the making and understanding of art, this archival anthology gathers together 99 indicative texts from North America, Europe and Australasia. The volume embraces a broad  More...

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List price: $67.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/8/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 728
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 2.00" tall
Weight: 1.782
Language: English

Charting over 30 years of feminist debate on the significance of gender in the making and understanding of art, this archival anthology gathers together 99 indicative texts from North America, Europe and Australasia. The volume embraces a broad range of threads and perspectives, from diverse ethnic approaches, lesbian theory, and postmodernism to education and aesthetics. The writings of artists and activists are juxtaposed with those of academics, creating an entertaining and provocative web of ideas. Some of the texts are now regarded as classic, but the anthology is particularly notable for its inclusion of rare and significant material not reprinted elsewhere. The scale and structure of the volume make it a uniquely flexible resource for study and research. Each of the nine sections focuses on a specific area of debate and is introduced by a descriptive summary. The texts within each chapter are then presented in chronological order, indexing differing positions as they developed over time. Lists of essential reading are provided for students or lay readers seeking an introduction, whilst more extensive bibliographies at the end of each chapter and at the end of the volume support further research.

Acknowledgements
Introduction: Feminism/Art/Theory: Towards a (Political) Historiography
Using the Book: A Note for Teachers
Gender in/of Culture:.Introduction.Essential Reading
Valerie Solanas, from Scum Manifesto
Shulamith Firestone, '(Male) Culture' from The Dialectic of Sex: The Case for Feminist Revolution
Sherry Ortner, 'Is Female to Male as Nature is to Culture?', Feminist Studies
Carolee Schneemann, 'From Tape no. 2 "Kitch's Last Meal", (Super 8 Film: 1973 74 75-)' (Text Used for 'Interior Scroll' 1975; 1977) Reproduced in More Than Meat Joy: Performance Works and Selected Writings
Faith Wilding, 'Waiting' from Through The Flower by Judy Chicago
Monique Wittig, from: 'The Straight Mind', Feminist Issues
Isabelle Bernier, from 'In the Shadow of Contemporary Art' in Feministe Toi Meme, Feministe Quande Meme Ed. by Nicole Jolicoeur and Isabelle Bernier (Trans. by S. D. Hassan)
Luce Irigaray, from: 'Writing as a Woman': Luce Irigaray Interviewed by Alice Jardine and Anne Menke in Je Tu Nous: Towards a Culture of Difference (Trans. by A Martin)
Andrea Blum, et al (Eds.) 'Art' in WAC Stats: The Facts About Women
Activism and Institutions:.Introduction.Essential Reading.Challenging Patriarchal Structures
Women's Ad Hoc Committee/Women Artists in Revolution/WSABAL, 'To the viewing public for the 1970 Whitney Annual exhibition'
Adrian Piper, 'The Triple Negation of Colored Women Artists' in Next Generation: Southern Black Aesthetic ed. by Devinis Szakacs' Vicki Kopf
Val Walsh, 'Art Conferences: Passification or Politics?', And
Jody Berland, 'Bodies of Theory Bodies of Pain: Some Silences,' Harbour.Building Feminist Structures
Betsy Damon, Untitled Statement in Shrine for Everywomen, Artist's Book
W.E.B. (West-East Bag), 'Consciousness-Raising Rules', W.E.B.: West-East Coast Bag
Women's Workshop, 'A Brief History of the Women's Workshop of the Artist's Union 1972-1973'
Heresies Collective, from: 'Minutes: Heresies Collective', Oct 7 th
Terry Wolverton, 'Lesbian Art Project', Heresies
Martha Rosler, 'Well, is the Personal Political?', Statement for the Conference Questions on Women's Art, ICA London, 15-16 November 1980
Anne Marsh, 'A Theoretical and Political Context' in Difference: A Radical Approach to Women and Art.Activism in Practice, Practice of Activism
Leslie Labowitz-Starus and Suzanne Lacy, 'In Mourning And In Rage...', Frontiers: A Journal of Women
Mierle Laderman Ukeles, 'Touch Sanitation', in Issue ed. by Lucy Lippard
Lucy Lippard, 'Hot Potatoes: Art and Politics in 1980' Block
Marina Warner, from: 'The Front Page (London)' in Monuments and Maidens: The Allegory of the Female Form
La Centrale, Montreal, 'Silence as a Vigil' Parallelogramme.Education
Miriam Schapiro, from: 'The Education of Women as Artists: Project Womanhouse', Art Journal
Paula Harper, from: 'The First Feminist Art Program: A View from the 1980s', Signs
Griselda Pollock, from: 'Art Artschool Culture: Individualism after the Death of the Author', Block
Moira Roth, 'Teaching Modern Art History from a Feminist Perspective: Challenging Conventions My Own and Others', Women's Studies Quarterly, Special Issue: Teaching About Women and the Visual Arts.Censorship
Aviva Rahmani, 'A Conversation on Censorship With Carolee Schneemann', M/E/A/N/I/N/G
Sarah Milroy 'The Flesh Dress: A Defence', Canadian Art
Anna Douglas, 'Where Do we Draw the Line? An Investigation into the Censorship of Art' in: New Femin

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