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Feminist Art Criticism : An Anthology - Arlene Raven

Feminist Art Criticism

An Anthology

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Published: 13th November 1991
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From the Preface:
"The essays in Feminist Art Criticism are theoretical, and we selected them for several reasons. First, they show a diversity of concerns. These include spirituality, sexuality, the representation of women in art, the necessary inter-relationship of theory and action, women as artmakers, ethnicity, language itself, so-called postfeminism and critiques of hte art world, the discipline of art history and the practice of art criticism. Second, the contributors' work has not been either widely disseminated or readily available. Third, the essays, especially arranged as they are (chronologically), demonstrate a continuous feminist discourse in art from the early 1970s through the present, a discourse that is neither monolithic nor intellectually trendy but that rather exhibits many elements, the polemical, Marxist, lyrical, and poststructuralist being only a few."

Preface
Another Cuntree: at Last, a Mainstream Female Art Movementp. 1
Fine Arts and Feminism: the Awakening Consciousnessp. 21
The Aesthetics of Power in Modern Erotic Artp. 59
The Reemergence of the Archetype of the Great Goddess in Art by Contemporary Womenp. 71
Textual Strategies: the Politics of Art-Makingp. 87
Visions and Re-Visions: Rosa Luxemburg and the Artist's Motherp. 99
Against the Grain: a Working Gynergenic Art Criticismp. 111
Aesthetic and Feminist Theory: Rethinking Women's Cinemap. 133
Towards a Feminist Theory of Art Criticismp. 153
Women Artists and the Politics of Representationp. 167
"Portraying Ourselves": Contemporary Chicana Artistsp. 187
Aspects of Performance in the Work of Black American Women Artistsp. 207
The Last Essay on Feminist Criticismp. 227
Contributorsp. 239
Indexp. 243
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ISBN: 9780064302166
ISBN-10: 0064302164
Series: Icon Editions
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 260
Published: 13th November 1991
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 1.47
Weight (kg): 0.36
Edition Number: 1