This thought-provoking book explores the increasing visibility of women’s art in Britain, Europe and America.
- Considers the work of American artists Martha Rosler and Kara Walker, Irish artist Alice Maher, British artists Lubaina Himid, Christine Borland, Sarah Lucas, Cornelia Parker, Gillian Wearing and Rachel Whiteread, and the international performance group, moti roti.
- Features specially-commissioned interviews with some of these artists.
- Covers diverse media, from sculpture and painting through to photography, installations, video and performance.
"This is a prepossessing volume... all contributions raise questions that are indeed pressing, and address them in thought-provoking and, on the whole, insightful ways." The Art Book
Notes on Contributors.
1. Introduction: Visibility, Difference and Excess: Gill
2. 'Out of it': Drunkenness and Ethics in Martha Rosler and
Gillian Wearing: David Hopkins.
3. A Strange Alchemy: Cornelia Parker: Interviewed by Lisa
4. Antibodies: Rachel Whiteread's Water Tower: Sue
5. Hybrid Histories: Alice Maher: Fionna Barber.
6. Reading Black Through White in the Work of Kara Walker: A
Discussion Between Michael Corris and Robert Hobbs.
7. Corporeal Theory with in Practice: Christine Borland's
Winter Garden: Marsha Meskimmon.
8. Cultural Crossings: Performing Race and Trans-gender in the
Work of moti roti: Dorothy Rowe.
9. Lubaina Himid's Plan B: Close-up Magic and Tricky
Allusions: Jane Beckett.
Series: Art History Special Issues
Number Of Pages: 200
Published: 9th April 2004
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.6 x 17.3
Weight (kg): 0.44
Edition Number: 1