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From Reproductive Choice to Reproductive Barbie: The Politics of Visibility

Laurie Shrage

in Abortion and Social Responsibility: Depolarizing the Debate

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195153095
eISBN:
9780199870615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019515309X.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Evaluates “pro‐life” and “pro‐choice” media campaigns, featuring fetuses and coat hangers respectively, and shows how both reflect individualistic ideologies about responsibility and freedom. Rather ... More


Lure and Allure: Mirrors, Fugitive Agency, and Exiled Sexuality

Diana Tietjens Meyers

in Gender in the Mirror: Cultural Imagery and Women's Agency

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195140415
eISBN:
9780199871476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195140419.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Although Narcissus was a man, narcissism is commonly considered a feminine vice. Over the centuries, several symbolic systems mediate this transfer: the myth of Narcissus evolves to reassign ... More


Prostitution and the Problem of Feminist Art: The Emergent Queer Aesthetic of COUM Transmissions

Siona Wilson

in Art Labor, Sex Politics: Feminist Effects in 1970s British Art and Performance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816685738
eISBN:
9781452950648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816685738.003.0003
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

COUM Transmissions’ notorious performance-based installation, Prostitution (1976) was presented one month after Mary Kelly’s Post-Partum Document at the very same venue. Chapter three finds ... More


Goddess: Feminist Art and Spirituality in the 1970S

Jennie Klein

in West of Center: Art and the Counterculture Experiment in America, 1965-1977

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677252
eISBN:
9781452947440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677252.003.0013
Subject:
Art, Art History

Unlike other gender radical movements such as gay rights or even radical feminism, feminist spirituality has always remained on the margins of mainstream culture and academic acceptability. To this ... More


Varieties of Aesthetic Disgust

Carolyn Korsmeyer

in Savoring Disgust: The Foul and the Fair in Aesthetics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199756940
eISBN:
9780199895212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199756940.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Much contemporary art is notorious for its deliberate arousal of disgust, but the phenomenon is hardly new, and the artworks this chapter considers span centuries, genres, and media. Literature, ... More


Art Labor, Sex Politics: Feminist Effects in 1970s British Art and Performance

Siona Wilson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816685738
eISBN:
9781452950648
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816685738.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

Contrary to critics who have called it the “undecade,” the 1970s were a time of risky, innovative art—and nowhere more so than in Britain, where the forces of feminism and labor politics merged in a ... More


The Spectator as Reproducer: Mary Kelly’s Early Films

Siona Wilson

in Art Labor, Sex Politics: Feminist Effects in 1970s British Art and Performance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816685738
eISBN:
9781452950648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816685738.003.0002
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

In an analysis of Mary Kelly’s early works in film, performance, and photography, Chapter Two traces the links between feminist labor activism and Kelly’s emerging commitment to psychoanalysis. I ... More


Revolting Photographs: Proletarian Amateurism in Jo Spence and Terry Dennett’s Photography Workshop

Siona Wilson

in Art Labor, Sex Politics: Feminist Effects in 1970s British Art and Performance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816685738
eISBN:
9781452950648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816685738.003.0004
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

The open-ended collaborative project, Photography Workshop (run by Jo Spence and Terry Dennett), ends the decade and the book with the emergence of photography as a newly critical art form. The ... More


Nightcleaners: The Ambiguities of Activism and the Limits of Production

Siona Wilson

in Art Labor, Sex Politics: Feminist Effects in 1970s British Art and Performance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816685738
eISBN:
9781452950648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816685738.003.0001
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

Chapter One establishes the political and aesthetic setting for the book through a reading of Nightcleaners (1972-5)--an experimental documentary by the Berwick Street Film Collective--and its ... More


Writing from the heart

Griselda Pollock

in Writing otherwise: Experiments in cultural criticism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719089428
eISBN:
9781781707340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089428.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This essay is a eulogy for Griselda Pollock's long time friend and collaborator, the art historian Rozsika Parker. It reflects on the early years of the women's art movement and feminist art history. ... More


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