Art of Feminism, The

The Art of Feminism charts the birth of the feminist aesthetic and its
development over two centuries that have seen profound and fast-paced
change in women's lives across the globe. Includes over 350
remarkable artworks, ranging from political posters and graphics
to stunning and provocative pieces of painting, sculpture, textiles,
craft, performance, digital and installation art. The works included
begin with poster images produced by the Suffrage Atelier in the
nineteenth century, moving on to developments of both World Wars
before arriving at the `birth' of feminist art in the 1960s.
More recent artworks describe the development of feminism from
the fall of the Berlin Wall to the present day, including examples
by Zanele Muholi, Paula Rego, Lenka Clayton, Sethembile Msezane,
Andrea Bowers, Tanja Ostojic, Aliaa Magda Elmahdy and Zoe
Leonard. Other featured artists include Valie Export, Ketty La Rocca,
Ewa Partum, Carolee Schneemann, Sanja Ivekovic, Senga Nengudi,
Eva Hesse, Lynda Benglis, Suzy Lake, Barbara Kruger, Sophie Calle,
Nancy Spero, Marina Abramovic, Mary Kelly, Judy Chicago, Faith
Ringgold and Sonia Boyce. Edited by Helena Reckitt, with texts by
Lucinda Gosling, Hilary Robinson and Amy Tobin, The Art of Feminism
also includes a preface by Maria Balshaw, Director, Tate, and a
foreword by Xabier Arakistain, former director of del Centro Cultural
Montehermoso Kulturunea, Spain.

Author: Helena Reckitt
Published: February 18,2019
ISBN: 9781849766494
£ 30.00
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Art of Feminism, The