Vision and Difference: Feminism, Femininity and Histories of by Griselda Pollock

By Griselda Pollock

Griselda Pollock offers concrete historic analyses of key moments within the formation of recent tradition to bare the sexual politics on the center of modernist paintings. Crucially, she not just explores a feminist re-reading of the works of canonical male Impressionist and Pre-Raphaelite artists together with Edgar Degas and Dante Gabriel Rossetti, but additionally re-inserts into paintings heritage their lady contemporaries - ladies artists equivalent to Berthe Morisot and Mary Cassatt.

Pollock discusses the paintings of ladies artists corresponding to Mary Kelly and Yve Lomax, highlighting the issues of operating in a tradition the place the female continues to be outlined because the item of the male gaze. Now released with a brand new advent, Vision and Difference is as strong as ever for all these looking not just to appreciate the background of the female in artwork, but additionally to boost new recommendations for illustration for the future.

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