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Jewish identities in American feminist art : ghosts of ethnicity / Lisa E. Bloom.

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Author/Creator:
Bloom, Lisa.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2006
Imprint:
New York ; London : Routledge, 2006.
Format:
  • Book
  • xiv, 188 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [155]-179) and index.
Contents:
  • Introduction 1. Greenberg's Modernist Shadow 2. Negotiating Jewishness in the 1970s: The work of Judy Chicago and Mierle Ukeles Laderman 3. Rewriting the script: Eleanor Antin's Feminist Artwork 4. The Calfironia work of US photographer and feminist Martha Rosler 5. Contemporary feminist art practices in New York 6. California feminist art and post-nationalist identities Notes.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)
Publisher's Summary:
Featuring sixty-seven illustrations, and providing an important reckoning and visualization of the previously hidden Jewish 'ghosts' within US art, "Jewish Identities in American Feminist Art" addresses the veiled role of Jewishness in the understanding of feminist art in the United States. From New York city to Southern California, Lisa Bloom situates the art practices of Jewish feminist artists from the 1970s to the present in relation to wider cultural and historical issues. Key themes are examined in depth through the work of contemporary Jewish artists, including: Eleanor Antin, Judy Chicago, Deborah Kass, Rhonda Lieberman, Martha Rosler, and many others. Crucial in any study of art, visual studies, women's studies and cultural studies, this is a new and lively exploration into a vital component of US art.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
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ISBN:
0415232201
041523221X
9780415232203
9780415232210

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