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The Woman's Building and Feminist Art Education 1973-1991: A Pictorial Herstory Paperback – September 15, 2011
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Top Customer Reviews
I really enjoyed this book. As a filmmaker and professor, it was inspiring to learn how
female artists fought for equality in showing their work and being
recognized by the arts establishment four decades ago. I appreciate the efforts of these
women in paving the way for those who followed. The book captures a sense of adventure and excitement
and evokes a time of great passion in a changing social landscape.
The book is well-written and the design is beautiful.
Bobby K from Connecticut
The Woman's Building & Feminist Art Education 1973-1991, edited by Marguerite Elliot and Maria Karras, presents the genesis and evolution of The Woman's Building, the community of women artists it nurtured and the educational programs it engendered. It juxtaposes an extensive archive of documentary photographs with brief but pithy comments by many of the women in those photographs, who made it all happen and who reveal what the experience meant for them and for other women. As Karras says in her introduction: "This book is for American women and artists, now and in the future, that they may always remember whose shoulders they stand on.Read more ›
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Movers and shakers in the art world, a pictorial chronology takes you through the women's movement with those who lived it and were instrumental in it's direction. Read morePublished on October 12, 2012 by Picky
This well-illustrated book describes the vibrant history of the Los Angeles Woman's Building. It is told in the collaborative style encouraged by feminist art practice with... Read morePublished on July 28, 2012 by Karen Schwenkmeyer