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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Femininity, Time and Feminist Art explores feminist art of the 1970s through the lens of contemporary art made by women. In a series of original readings of artworks by, amongst others, Tracey Emin, Vanessa Beecroft, Hannah Wilke and Carolee Schneemann, Clare Johnson argues that femininity can be understood as a relationship to time. Each chapter analyses one or more artworks through different forms of time, taking the reader on a journey through a range of issues including maternal loss and desire, narratives of escape and failed femininity. Femininity, Time and Feminist Art argues for an inter-generational approach to art history, which is unafraid to include art considered marginal to feminism.

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.
Title:Femininity, Time and Feminist ArtFormat:HardcoverDimensions:184 pagesPublished:August 8, 2013Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230298486

ISBN - 13:9780230298484

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Table of Contents

List of Figures
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

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