Read e-book online Entering the Picture: Judy Chicago, The Fresno Feminist Art PDF

By Jill Fields

In 1970, Judy Chicago and fifteen scholars based the groundbreaking Feminist artwork application (FAP) at Fresno kingdom. Drawing upon the consciousness-raising innovations of the women's liberation circulate, they created stunning new artwork kinds depicting lady reports. Collaborative paintings and function paintings – together with the well-known "Cunt Cheerleaders" – have been software hallmarks. relocating to la, the FAP produced the 1st significant feminist paintings deploy, Womanhouse (1972).


Augmented through thirty-seven illustrations and colour plates, this interdisciplinary choice of essays via artists and students, a lot of whom have been eye witnesses to landmark occasions, relates how feminists produced shiny our bodies of paintings in Fresno and different locales the place related collaborations flourished. Articles on themes akin to African American artists in manhattan and la, San Francisco’s Las Mujeres Muralistas and Asian American ladies Artists organization, and exhibitions in Taiwan and Italy show off the inventive trajectories that destabilized conventional theories and practices and reshaped the paintings world.? an attractive editor’s creation explains how feminist paintings emerged in the robust women’s circulation that reworked the USA. Entering the Picture is an exhilarating assortment concerning the provocative contributions of feminists to American art.

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