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Women Artists: The Linda Nochlin Reader
Women Artists: The Linda Nochlin Reader
by Linda Nochlin
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Linda Nochlin is one of the most accessible, provocative, and innovative art historians of our time. In 1971 she published her essay "Why Have There Been No Great Women Artists?"--a dramatic feminist call-to-arms that called traditional art historical... (read more)

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Ladies of Letterpress: A Gallery of Prints with 86 Removable Posters
Ladies of Letterpress: A Gallery of Prints with 86 Removable Posters
by Jessica White
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Who can resist the tactile charm of letterpress? Not many, judging by its ever-rising popularity among artists and designers working with old-school printing methods. The Ladies of Letterpress features the best work of the members of Ladies of... (read more)

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Singular Women (BFI Modern Classics)
Singular Women (BFI Modern Classics)
by Kriste Frederickson
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Kristen Frederickson is an independent scholar and curator who has taught Art History at Bryn Mawr College, Hunter College, Seton Hall University, the New York Academy of Art, and Christie's Education. She is Director of the Kristen Frederickson... (read more)

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Women Art & Society 3RD Edition
Women Art & Society 3RD Edition
by Whitney Chadwick
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Whitney Chadwickis Professor of Art at San Francisco State University.... (read more)

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Some of My Lives: A Scrapbook Memoir
Some of My Lives: A Scrapbook Memoir
by Rosamond Bernier
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A New York Times Book Review Editors Choice Rosamond Bernier has known many (one is tempted to say all) of the greatest artists and composers of the twentieth century. In Some of My Lives, she has made a kind of literary scrapbook from an... (read more)

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Art of West Texas Women: A Celebration
Art of West Texas Women: A Celebration
by Kippra D Hopper
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Representing at once a diversity of style, medium, and scale and an intersection of inspiration and response, Art of West Texas Women celebrates twenty women visual artists living and working in an expansive, rugged landscape—the vast western... (read more)

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Women in Dada: Essays on Sex, Gender, and Identity
Women in Dada: Essays on Sex, Gender, and Identity
by Naomi Sawelson Gorse
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For all of its iconoclasm, the Dada spirit was not without repression, and the Dada movement was not without misogynist tendencies. Indeed, the... (read more)

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The Reckoning: Women Artists of the New Millennium
The Reckoning: Women Artists of the New Millennium
by Eleanor Heartney
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The authors of After the Revolution return with an incisive study of the work of contemporary women artists. In After the Revolution, the authors concluded that "The battles may not all have been won...but barricades are gradually coming down, and work... (read more)

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Art and Feminism (Themes and Movements)
Art and Feminism (Themes and Movements)
by Helena Reckitt
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"Art and Feminism is a handsome, meaty volume which provides an excellent overview or the influence of feminist theory and politics on four decades of art my women artists...The sheet heft of lavishly produced images will be indispensable to scholars... (read more)

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Graffiti Women: Street Art from Five Continents
Graffiti Women: Street Art from Five Continents
by Nicholas Ganz
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This volume surveys the work of female graffiti and street artists, with approximately 1,000 color illustrations making up the bulk of the book. Often ignored, these women have had to fight against the idea that graffiti is a male realm. Ganz briefly... (read more)

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Vision and Difference: Femininity, Feminism, and Histories of Art
Vision and Difference: Femininity, Feminism, and Histories of Art
by Griselda Pollock
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Chapters on the structures of art historical writing are complemented by studies of Elizabeth Siddall, Mary Cassatt and Berthe Morisot, which deal with themes of modernity, sexuality and repression.... (read more)

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Don't Art, Fashion, Music: Chicks on Speed
Don't Art, Fashion, Music: Chicks on Speed
by Melissa Logan
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This highly innovative and original book documents the dynamic art group Chicks on Speeds recent Objeckt Instruments project and 2010 exhibition at Dundee Contemporary Arts. Chicks on Speed (COS) are an ever-changing multidisciplinary art group who apply... (read more)

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Danger! Women Artists at Work
Danger! Women Artists at Work
by Debra N Mancoff
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The conventional history of art is one of great men making great paintings, and displaying their works to a predominantly male audience in male-run institutions. Women, however, have had a role, often working behind the scenes, out of sight or in... (read more)

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Hidden in the Shadow of the Master: The Model-Wives of Cezanne, Monet, and Rodin
Hidden in the Shadow of the Master: The Model-Wives of Cezanne, Monet, and Rodin
by Ruth Butler
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"Had they been literate, any of this book's three subjectsand#8212;wives to the founders of French Impressionismand#8212;could have penned fascinating memoirs. . . . Looking beyond their work, Butler considers the human side of these artistic giants... (read more)

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Woman's Eye, Woman's Hand: Making Art and Architecture in Modern India
Woman's Eye, Woman's Hand: Making Art and Architecture in Modern India
by D Fairchild Ruggles
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Post-independence, a generation of Indian women entered career fields such as architecture and design that had previously been closed to them. These educated professionals emerged as a pronounced political forceand#151;becoming important patrons of art... (read more)

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Live Nude Girl: My Life as an Object
Live Nude Girl: My Life as an Object
by Kathleen Rooney
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Live Nude Girl: My Life as an Object is a lively meditation on the profession of art modeling as it has been practiced in history and as it is practiced today. Kathleen Rooney draws on her own experiences working as an artist's model, as well as the... (read more)

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The Obstacle Race: The Fortunes of Women Painters and Their Work
The Obstacle Race: The Fortunes of Women Painters and Their Work
by Germaine Greer
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It is everything we might have wished: passionate yet lucid, clear yet complex, deeply researched yet not pedantic. It is a book that explains, better than any I have ever read, the psychological, economic and even aesthetic reasons for the virtually... (read more)

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Some of My Lives: A Scrapbook Memoir
Some of My Lives: A Scrapbook Memoir
by Rosamond Bernier
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A New York Times Book Review Editors Choice Rosamond Bernier has known many (one is tempted to say all) of the greatest artists and composers of the twentieth century. In Some of My Lives, she has made a kind of literary scrapbook from an... (read more)

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Picture This!: Painting the Women's Movement
Picture This!: Painting the Women's Movement
by Radhaben Garwa
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From her home in a small village in the Kutch district of Gujarat, Dalit artist Radhaben Garwa has documented the rural womenand#8217;s movement in Western India and beyond through her drawings. Her imagesand#151;more than two hundred of them gathered... (read more)

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His Other Half: Men Looking at Women Through Art
His Other Half: Men Looking at Women Through Art
by Wendy Lesser
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In this wise and generous book, Lesser enables her readers to go further than they might have expected, both in looking at the artists she has written about and in searching internally for their points of resonance. Marina Warner - Times Literary... (read more)

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