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The Art of Feminism: Images that Shaped the Fight for Equality, 1857-2022

The Art of Feminism: Images that Shaped the Fight for Equality, 1857-2022

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By Helena Reckitt
Preface by Maria Balshaw
Foreward by Xabier Arakistain
With contributions by Lucinda Gosling, Hilary Robinson, Amy Tobin

A comprehensive international survey that traces the way feminists have shaped visual arts and media throughout history.

Discover a rich showcase of the vibrant feminist aesthetic over the last 150 years: Once again, women are on the march. And since its inception in the 19th century, the Women's Movement has harnessed the power of images to transmit messages of social change and equality to the world.

  • Features more than 350 works of art, illustration, photography, performance, and graphic design along with essays examining the legacy of the radical canon
  • Highlights posters of the Suffrage Atelier, through the radical art of Judy Chicago and Carrie Mae Weems, to the cutting-edge work of Sethembile Msezane and Andrea Bowers
  • Broken into three sections: Suffrage and Beyond 1857-1949; Defining Feminism 1960-1988; and Redefining Feminism 1989-Present
Published by Chronicle Books: revised edition 2022
Hardcover with 272 pages
10 x 1 x 11 inches

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