Feminism and art history now : radical critiques of theory and practiceSeries: International library of modern and contemporary art ; 34.Publisher: London, England : I.B. Tauris & Co. Ltd, 2017Distributor: London, England : Bloomsbury Publishing, 2019Edition: First editionDescription: 1 online resource (314 pages) : illustrationsISBN:
- N72.F45 F44155 2017eb
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Introduction : Feminism and art history now / Victoria Horne and Lara Perry -- Part I. Writing, speaking, storytelling : An unfinished revolution in art historiography, or how to write a feminist art history / Victoria Horne and Amy Tobin -- I want a dyke for president: sounding out Zoe Leonard's manifesto for art history's feminist futures / Laura Guy -- 'Our stories are our life blood': indigenous feminist memory and storytelling as strategy for social change / Cherry Smiley -- Part II. Visibility, intervention, refusal : Making visible Lee Krasner's occupation: feminist art historiography and the Pollock-Krasner studio / Andrew Hardman -- Challenging feminist art history: Carla Lonzi's divergent paths / Giovanna Zapperi -- This moment: a dialogue on participation, refusal and history making / Angela Dimitrakaki and Lara Perry -- Part III. Spatiality, occupation, home : The salon model: the conversational complex / Elke Krasny -- Los Angeles, 1972/Glasgow, 1990: a report on Castlemilk Womanhouse / Hannah Hamblin -- If you lived here...: a case study on social reproduction in feminist art history / Kirsten Lloyd -- Part IV. Temporality, ghosts, returns : Temporalities of the 'feminaissance' / Francesco Ventrella -- Gestures of inclusion, bodily damage and the hauntings of exploitation in Global feminisms (2007) / Kimberly Lamm -- Learning and playing: re-enacting feminist histories / Catherine Grant.
To what extent have developments in global politics, artworld institutions, and local cultures reshaped the critical directions of feminist art historians? The significant new research gathered here engages with the rich inheritance of feminist historiography since around 1970, and considers how to maintain the forcefulness of its critique while addressing contemporary political struggles. Taking on subjects that reflect the museological, global and materialist trajectories of twenty-first-century art historical scholarship, the chapters address the themes of Invisibility, Temporality, Spatiality and Storytelling. They present new research on a diversity of topics that span political movements in Italy, urban gentrification in New York, community art projects in Scotland and Canada's contemporary indigenous culture. Individual chapter analyses focus on the art of Lee Krasner, The Emily Davison Lodge, Zoe Leonard, Martha Rosler, Carla Lonzi and Womanhouse. Together with a synthesising introductory essay, these studies provide readers with a view of feminist art histories of the past, present and future.