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Claims to Fame: An Exhibition of Women Artists from Turkey

Özpinar

in Under the Skin: Feminist Art and Art Histories from the Middle East and North Africa Today

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197266748
eISBN:
9780191938146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266748.003.0012
Subject:
Art, Art History

Since the day it was inaugurated in 2004, the Istanbul Museum of Modern Art has assumed a pivotal role in re–establishing the history of modern and contemporary artistic practices in Turkey. The ... More


Squares of Colour: Abstraction in the Work of Saloua Raouda Choucair and Etel Adnan

Isabelle De Le Court

in Under the Skin: Feminist Art and Art Histories from the Middle East and North Africa Today

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197266748
eISBN:
9780191938146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266748.003.0007
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter explores the cultural position of two women artists, Saloua Raouda Choucair (1916–2017) and Etel Adnan (b.1925) in the second half of the 20th century in Lebanon. The strong presence of ... More


Notes on Tending Feminist Methodologies

Jessica Gerschultz

in Under the Skin: Feminist Art and Art Histories from the Middle East and North Africa Today

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197266748
eISBN:
9780191938146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266748.003.0010
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter reflects on feminist methodologies for research on women artists and art forms that are both feminised and racialised, existing on the fringes of art historical scholarship. The author’s ... More


Transnational Feminisms and the Decolonisation of the History of Art

Ceren Özpinar and Mary Kelly (eds)

in Under the Skin: Feminist Art and Art Histories from the Middle East and North Africa Today

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197266748
eISBN:
9780191938146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266748.003.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter discusses the aim and objectives of the volume by way of addressing the recent debates in the discipline of art history. The two main themes that comes through from this discussion are ... More


Introduction: Performing Objects

Uri McMillan

in Embodied Avatars: Genealogies of Black Feminist Art and Performance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479802111
eISBN:
9781479865451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479802111.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The introduction begins with a brief discussion of Lorraine O’Grady’s Mlle Bourgeoise Noire to discuss the risks and rewards of becoming the subject and object of art. It delineates the three key ... More


Embodied Avatars: Genealogies of Black Feminist Art and Performance

Uri McMillan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479802111
eISBN:
9781479865451
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479802111.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

In Embodied Avatars, Uri McMillan zeroes in on a counterintuitive claim: by performing objecthood—or transforming themselves into art objects —black women preserved their subjectivity. Tracing a ... More


Women Not Successful Here: Cuban Women Artists, from San Alejandro to the Vanguardia

Carol Damian

in Picturing Cuba: Art, Culture, and Identity on the Island and in the Diaspora

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781683400905
eISBN:
9781683401193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400905.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Art historian Carol Damian laments the scarcity of Cuban women artists from the early nineteenth century to the mid-twentieth century. Damian explains that this trend was based on both women’s ... More


The dynamics of gendered artistic identity and creativity in Der Blaue Reiter

Shulamith Behr

in German Expressionism: Der Blaue Reiter and its Legacies

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781526121622
eISBN:
9781526158291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526121639.00009
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter examines theoretical issues of the avant-garde in Der Blaue Reiter and women artists’ strategies in relation to the male hierarchy of the group. It proposes a revision of binary thinking ... More


The (In)visibility of the Female Body in an Art Tradition: A Historical Framework

Shuqin Cui

in Gendered Bodies: Toward a Women's Visual Art in Contemporary China

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824840037
eISBN:
9780824868390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824840037.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter discusses the emergence of women artists and the female body in the Chinese art tradition in the twentieth century. It shows that throughout the course of China's search for modernity, ... More


Dialogue

Lu Xiao

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028122
eISBN:
9789882206816
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028122.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

What forces continue to oppress and restrain women artists in contemporary China? Some powerful answers are provided in this fictional memoir of an author who played an important role in the ... More


Concetta Scaravaglione, Italian-American Sculptor

Carol Bonomo Jennngs and Christine Palamidessi Moore

in American Woman, Italian Style: Italian Americana's Best Writings on Women

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823231751
eISBN:
9780823241286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823231751.003.0027
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Concetta Scaravaglione was a critically acclaimed American sculptor. Among the awards and grants she received were major commissions from the Federal Art Project in the 1930s, a grant from the ... More


Visionary Women Writers of Chicago's Black Arts Movement

Carmen L. Phelps

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617036804
eISBN:
9781621039174
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617036804.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

A disproportionate number of male writers, including such figures as Amiri Baraka, Larry Neal, Maulana Karenga, and Haki Madhubuti, continue to be credited for constructing the iconic and ideological ... More


Reimagining Women’s History and Gendering Historiography

Shuqin Cui

in Gendered Bodies: Toward a Women's Visual Art in Contemporary China

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824840037
eISBN:
9780824868390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824840037.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter explores how the female body as a historical and visual subject inspires female narratives and visual representation. The insertion of female narrative into art history legitimates ... More


Gendered Bodies: Toward a Women's Visual Art in Contemporary China

Shuqin Cui

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824840037
eISBN:
9780824868390
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824840037.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book introduces readers to women's visual art in contemporary China by examining how the visual process of gendering reshapes understandings of historiography, sexuality, pain, and space. When ... More


The Body in Abstraction: The World of Flowers and Crafts

Shuqin Cui

in Gendered Bodies: Toward a Women's Visual Art in Contemporary China

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824840037
eISBN:
9780824868390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824840037.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter explores how women artists have returned to flowers and crafts for the purpose of female expression and identity formation. Unlike traditional flower-bird paintings and female craft ... More


Performing the Body, Expressing Pain

Shuqin Cui

in Gendered Bodies: Toward a Women's Visual Art in Contemporary China

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824840037
eISBN:
9780824868390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824840037.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter explores how women artists employ their own bodies in performance practices for the conceptual and visual construction of a central thesis: the body in pain. It begins by first examining ... More


Cyborg Bodies: Transgression across the Real and the Virtual

Shuqin Cui

in Gendered Bodies: Toward a Women's Visual Art in Contemporary China

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824840037
eISBN:
9780824868390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824840037.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the question of the body, especially the female body, after technology has rearticulated her into hybrid cyborgs. Taking the concept of the cyborg body as a metaphor, it argues ... More


Sacred Exchanges: Images in Global Context

Robyn Ferrell

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231148801
eISBN:
9780231504423
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231148801.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

As the international art market globalizes the indigenous image, it changes its identity, status, value, and purpose in local and larger contexts. Focusing on a school of Australian Aboriginal ... More


Art and Memory: Healing Body, Mind, Spirit

Carolyn Mazloomi, Nailah Randall Bellinger, Olivia Cousins, S. Pearl Sharp, and Catherine Roma

in Gendered Resistance: Women, Slavery, and the Legacy of Margaret Garner

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037900
eISBN:
9780252095160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037900.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter focuses on contemporary women artists whose artworks were featured in the Gendered Resistance Symposium, sponsored by Miami University and the National Underground Railroad Freedom ... More


“I want”: Women in Post-Soviet Russian Comics

José Alaniz

in Komiks: Comic Art in Russia

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604733662
eISBN:
9781604733679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604733662.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter examines comics created by women artists or komiksistky, such as Elena Uzhinova and Re-I (real name Liudmilla Steblianko), in post-Soviet Russia. It looks at their use of various design ... More


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