Art and Feminism (Themes & Movements) Paperback – 26 Mar 2012
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'Beautifully designed, it is the first fully illustrated, comprehensive survey of key feminist works and texts.'
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'immensely important … a valuable resource for students and all others interested in the topic.'
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About the Author
Helena Reckitt is an independent writer and arts organizer with a long-standing critical research interest in feminist art and theory. A former commissioning editor at Routledge, and head of talks at the Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, Reckitt was Curator at the Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Georgia 2002–2005. She was co-editor, with Joel Oppenheimer, of Acting on AIDS: Sex, Drugs, and Politics (1998) and curated the exhibition 'Found Wanting' (Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, 2000).
Peggy Phelan, a leading feminist theorist of contemporary art and performance, has written extensively on contemporary visual arts and performance from feminist pscyhoanalytic perspectives. Phelan taught in the Department of Performance Studies, Tisch School of the Arts, New York University from 1985 to 2002 and is currently the Ann O'Day Maples Chair in the Arts and Professor of Drama and English at Stanford University. She is the auhtor of Unmarked: The Politics of Performance (1993), Mourning Sex (1997) and co-editor of The Ends of Performance (1998). From 1997-99 Phelan was the recipient of a project fellowship from the Open Society Institute of the Soros Foundataion's Project on Death in America.
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Informative with a great mix of imagery and text. Ideal to understand a critical framework of feminism throughout the decades and a great book for inspiration.Published 2 months ago by rebecca moore
I thought i ordered this in English, but was in Spanish and have to return it!Published 21 months ago by Hilde T. bloch