Female Gazes: Seventy-Five Women Artists

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An intriguing and unusual collection of biographies and art, Female Gazes is a popular introduction to the lives and work of some remarkable women artists from the Renaissance to the present. Vivid reproductions and commentary accompany the life stories of a diverse group of women from Canada, the United States and Europe.
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Overview

An intriguing and unusual collection of biographies and art, Female Gazes is a popular introduction to the lives and work of some remarkable women artists from the Renaissance to the present. Vivid reproductions and commentary accompany the life stories of a diverse group of women from Canada, the United States and Europe.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780929005997
  • Publisher: Second Story Press
  • Publication date: 10/1/1997
  • Pages: 746
  • Product dimensions: 9.53 (w) x 10.53 (h) x 0.54 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface 11
Introduction 13
Sofonisba Anguissola - Portrait of the Artist's Sister Minerva 18
Artemisia Gentileschi - Judith and Holofernes 20
Judith Leyster - The Flute Player 22
Rachel Ruysch - Flower Still Life 24
Francoise Duparc - Young Woman Mending 26
Angelica Kauffmann - The Artist Hesitating Between the Arts of Music and Painting 28
Elisabeth Vigee-Lebrun - Self-Portrait 30
Susanna Moodie - Bouquet of Garden Flowers 32
Anne Whitney - Charles Sumner 34
Rosa Bonheur - The Horse Fair 36
Hannah Maynard - Self-Portrait 38
Emily Mary Osborn - Nameless and Friendless 40
Berthe Morisot - Young Girl by the Window 42
Mary Cassatt - The Letter 44
Edmonia Lewis - Old Arrow Maker 46
Frances & Margaret MacDonald - Poster for the Institute of Fine Arts 48
Suzanne Valadon - Adam and Eve 50
Kathe Kollwitz - Solidarity - The Propeller Song 52
Emily Carr - Forest, British Columbia 54
Gwen John - A Corner of the Artist's Room in Paris 56
Meta Warrick Fuller - Talking Skull 58
Vanessa Bell - Lytton Strachey 60
Helen McNicoll - Under the Shadow of the Tent 62
Natalia Goncharova - Linen 64
Frances Loring - Furnace Girl 66
Florence Wyle - Noon Hour 66
Georgia O'Keeffe - Yellow Calla 68
Dorothea Lange - Migrant Mother, Nipomo, California 70
Kay Sage - I Saw Three Cities 72
Paraskeva Clark - Petroushka 74
Louise Nevelson - Mirror-Shadow II 76
Alice Neel - Margaret Evans Pregnant 78
Alexandra Luke - Surge into Summer 80
Isabel Bishop - Bootblack 82
Barbara Hepworth - Single Form (Memorial to Dag Hammarskjold) 84
Pitseolak - Woman Hiding from Spirit 86
Lois Mailou Jones - Les Fetiches 88
Lee Krasner - Cornucopia 90
Frida Kahlo - Self-Portrait with Thorn Necklace and Hummingbird 92
Doris McCarthy - Iceberg Fantasy #24 94
Agnes Martin - Falling Blue 96
Elizabeth Catlett - Sharecropper 98
Daphne Odjig - Beauty in Transition 100
Gathie Falk - Theatre in Black and White and Colour: Alberta Spruce and Streamers 102
Helen Frankenthaler - Before the Caves 104
Bessie Harvey - Tribal Spirits 106
Marisol - Women and Dog 108
Faith Ringgold - Tar Beach 110
Audrey Flack - Marilyn (Vanitas) 112
Joyce Wieland - The Water Quilt 114
Maryon Kantaroff - Daughter of the Moon 116
Mary Pratt - Salmon on Saran 118
Eva Hesse - Contingent 120
Christiane Pflug - Kitchen Door With Esther 122
Aganetha Dyck - The Wedding Dress, The Extended Wedding Party 124
Evelyn Roth - Shell Knit 126
Aiko Suzuki - Lyra 128
Vera Frenkel - Body Missing 130
Judy Chicago - The Dinner Party 132
June Clark - Untitled 134
Yolanda M. Lopez - Portrait of the Artist as the Virgin of Guadalupe 136
Milly Ristvedt - After Rameau's Nephew 138
Helen Hardin - Changing Woman 140
Colette Whiten - Family 142
Nicole Jolicoeur - Etude de JM Charcot (a) 144
Jana Sterbak - Remote Control, I 146
Jamelie Hassan - The Oblivion Seekers 148
Liz Magor - 4 Boys and a Girl 150
Janice Gurney - Searching Black Miners for Hidden Diamonds 152
Shirley Wiitasalo - Black and White 154
Barbara Klunder - MonkeyBusinessMen Medicine Chest 156
Grace Channer - The Women Before 158
Rebecca Belmore - Artifact 671B 160
Midi Onodera - Ten Cents a Dance (Parallax) 162
Notes 164
Selected Bibliography 171
List of Illustrations 173
Index to Artists 176
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