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  1. Entering the Picture

    Judy Chicago, The Fresno Feminist Art Program, and the Collective Visions of Women Artists

    Edited by Jill Fields

    Series: New Directions in American History

    In 1970, Judy Chicago and fifteen students founded the groundbreaking Feminist Art Program (FAP) at Fresno State. Drawing upon the consciousness-raising techniques of the women's liberation movement, they created shocking new art forms depicting female experiences. Collaborative work and...

    Published September 13th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Representing the Black Female Subject in Western Art

    By Charmaine A. Nelson

    Series: Routledge Studies on African and Black Diaspora

    This book offers the first concentrated examination of the representation of the black female subject in Western art through the lenses of race/color and sex/gender. Charmaine A. Nelson poses critical questions about the contexts of production, the problems of representation, the pathways of...

    Published June 7th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Jewish Identities in American Feminist Art

    Ghosts of Ethnicity

    By Lisa E. Bloom

    Featuring sixty-seven illustrations, and providing an important reckoning and visualization of the previously hidden Jewish 'ghosts' within US art, Jewish Identities in American Feminist Art addresses the veiled role of Jewishness in the understanding of feminist art in the...

    Published May 3rd 2006 by Routledge

  4. Pregnant Pictures

    By Sandra Matthews, Laura Wexler

    In this dazzling collection of over 200 photos of pregnant women taken from art libraries, childbirth manuals, maternity ads, contemporary art, and personal albums, the authors explore the paradox between image and reality. The photos illuminate how society creates feminine roles through the...

    Published July 25th 2000 by Routledge

  5. Seeing Through the Seventies

    Essays on Feminism and Art

    By Laura Cottingham

    In recent years, Laura Cottingham has emerged as one of the most visible feminist critics of the so-called post-feminist generation. Following a social-political approach to art history and criticism that accepts visual culture as part of a larger social reality, Cottingham's writings investigate...

    Published June 29th 2000 by Routledge

  6. Feminism and Contemporary Art

    The Revolutionary Power of Women's Laughter

    By Jo Anna Isaak

    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published June 12th 1996 by Routledge

  7. Double Exposures

    The Practice of Cultural Analysis

    By Mieke Bal

    A feminist literary theorist, specialist in Rembrandt, and a scholar with a knack for reading Old Testament stories, Mieke Bal weaves a tapestry of signs and meanings that enrich our senses. Her subject is the act of showing, the gesture of exposing to view. In a museum, for example, the object is...

    Published June 3rd 1996 by Routledge

  8. The Female Nude

    Art, Obscenity and Sexuality

    By Lynda Nead

    Anyone who examines the history of Western art must be struck by the prevalence of images of the female body. More than any other subject, the female nude connotes `art'. The framed image of a female body, hung on the walls of an art gallery, is an icon of Western culture, a symbol of civilization...

    Published December 2nd 1992 by Routledge