Women, Art, and Society

ISBN-10: 0500203938

ISBN-13: 9780500203934

Edition: 4th 2007 (Revised)

Authors: Whitney Chadwick

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Looking at women artists from the Middle Ages to the present, this book examines the way their work has been perceived in the history of Western art and re-examines the works themselves. A new chapter brings the title right up-to-date.
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List price: $24.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Thames & Hudson
Publication date: 3/26/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 512
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.332
Language: English

Whitney Chadwick is Professor of Art at San Francisco State University. She has lectured and published widely in the areas of surrealism, feminism, and contemporary art. She lives in San Francisco, California.

Introduction: 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, 1910-25
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, 2000-06
Bibliography and Sources
List of Illustrations
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