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Re-framing Representations of Women: Figuring, Fashioning, Portraiting and Telling in the 'Picturing' Women Project

Dr. Susan Shifrin



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26 October 2016
History of art & design styles: c 1800 to c 1900; History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -; Portraits in art; Gender studies: women
Crossing disciplinary and chronological boundaries, this volume integrates text and image, essays and object pages to explore the processes inherent in gender representation, rather than resituating women in particular categories or spheres as other scholarly publications and exhibitions have done. Taking its lead from the 'Picturing' Women project on which it reflects and builds, the volume makes a substantial methodological contribution to the analysis of gender discourse and visuality. It offers new and stimulating scholarship that confronts historical patterns of representation that have defined what women were and are seen to be, and presents new contexts for unveiling what art historian Linda Nochlin has called the 'mixed messages' of representations of women.
Edited by:   Dr. Susan Shifrin
Imprint:   Routledge
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Weight:   1.111kg
ISBN:   9781138251465
ISBN 10:   1138251461
Pages:   354
Publication Date:   26 October 2016
Audience:   College/higher education ,  College/higher education ,  A / AS level ,  Further / Higher Education
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Susan Shifrin is Associate Director for Education at the Philip and Muriel Berman Museum of Art and Assistant Professor of Art History at Ursinus College, USA.

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