Femininity, Time and Feminist Art by C. JohnsonFemininity, Time and Feminist Art by C. Johnson

Femininity, Time and Feminist Art

byC. Johnson

Hardcover | August 8, 2013

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This book examines feminist art of the 1970s through contemporary art made by women. In a series of readings of artworks by, amongst others, Tracey Emin, Vanessa Beecroft, Hannah Wilke and Carolee Schneemann the reader is taken on a journey through maternal desire, fantasies of escape and failed femininity.
Clare Johnson is Senior Lecturer in Visual Culture at the Faculty of Creative Arts, Humanities and Education, University of the West of England, UK. She has written a number of articles for international journals and is on the editorial board for the Journal of Gender Studies.
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Title:Femininity, Time and Feminist ArtFormat:HardcoverDimensions:173 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.5 inPublished:August 8, 2013Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230298486

ISBN - 13:9780230298484

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Table of Contents

List of Figures Acknowledgements Introduction 1. Fantasies of Adventure, Escape and Return: Tracey Emin's Why I Never Became a Dancer 2. Traces of Feminist Art: Temporal Complexity in the work of Eleanor Antin and Elizabeth Manchester 3. Sexuality, Loss and Maternal Desire in the Work of Carolee Schneemann and Tracey Emin 4. Feminist Narratives and Unfaithful Repetition: Hannah Wilke's Starification Object Series 5. Critical Mimesis: Hannah Wilke's Double Address 6. Smooth Surfaces and Flattened Fantasies: Thoughts on Criticality in Sam Taylor-Johnson's Soliloquy III 7. Near-stillness in the Art Films of Sam Taylor-Johnson and Vanessa Beecroft Notes Bibliography Index

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