In this major book, Griselda Pollock engages boldly in the culture wars over `what is the canon?` and `what difference can feminism make?. In this book, art historian Griselda Pollock makes a compelling intervention into a debate at the very centre of feminist art history: should the traditional canon of. Buy Differencing the Canon: Feminism and the Writing of Arts Histories (Re Visions: Critical Studies in the History & Theory of Art) 1 by Griselda Pollock ( ISBN.
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Changing Patterns in a Global Context Pollock. Foreword Reviews only recommends books that we love. Pollock, Professor of Social and Critical Histories of Art and Director of the Centre for Cultural Studies at the University of Leeds, draws on her formidable background as an art historian to add a new element to the debate over feminist readings of art. Differencing the Canon moves between feminist re-readings of modern masters – Van Gogh, Toulouse-Lautrec and Manet – and the canonical artists of feminist art history Artemisia Gentileschi and Mary Cassatt.
Selected pages Title Page. Describe the connection issue. Pollock unpacks the representation of culturally resonant female figures in a range of texts, from Cahon depiction of the model Jeanne Duval in his painting Olympia, to Charlotte Brontes Lucy Snowe, artists representations of Cleopatra and Angela Pollkck Black Venus.
Pattanaik Snippet view – The question of the traditional, patriarchal canon, of whether it should be rejected, replaced or reformed, is a debate at the centre of feminist art history. Pollock avoids both an unnuanced critique of masculine canons and an unquestioning celebration of women artists.
Publisher’s Summary In this major new book, renowned art historian Griselda Pollock makes a compelling intervention into a debate at the very centre of feminist art history: Pollock refrains from making suggestions as to the direction education should take, and instead focuses on the debate itself, and what it tells one about the differences between women, and their ways of interpreting art.
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F45 P63 Unknown. Contents feminisms encounter with the canon. Nielsen Book Data Is the canon of art history a sacred collection of the best paintings by the greatest masters, or a construct turning its contents into products of mastery, and defining culture and creativity as essentially European and masculine?
An Anthology Hilary Robinson No preview available – Imprint London ; New York: Other editions – View all Differencing the Canon: In this book, art historian Griselda Pollock makes a compelling intervention into a debate at the very centre of feminist art history: Differencing the Canon moves between feminist re-readings of the canonical modern masters – Van Gogh, Toulouse-Lautrec and Manet – and the ‘canonical’ artists of feminist art history, Artemisia Gentileschi and Mary Cassatt.
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Differencing the Canon Feminist Desire and the Writing of Art’s Histories
The flow of the book is wondrous, as Pollock builds each new idea onto the next, rounded out with rigorous research. Subject Feminism and art. This article is not an endorsement, but a review. Nielsen Book Data Should we simply reject the all-male succession of ‘great artists’ in favour of an all-woman litany of artistic heroines?
For more control over what you subscribe to, head on over to our subscription page. Physical description xviii, p. Perception is invariably skewed by the circumstances in which one operates, but it can also be a valuable tool for reinterpreting art and culture of another age. She draws on psychoanalysis and deconstruction to examine the project of reading for ‘inscriptions in the feminine’, and asks what the signs of difference might be in art made by an artist who is ‘a woman’.
Pollock asks both how women read and what might be different about art made by a woman. Try again or cancel this request. What difference can a feminist approach to art history make? The author of this book provided free copies of the book to have their book reviewed by a professional reviewer.
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Book Reviews Foreword Reviews Art. She argues that it is not enough simply to read as a woman; we must also acknowledge the differences between women shaped by racist and colonial hierarchies. On the jouissance of the other. She draws on psychoanalysis and deconstruction to explore questions of sexuality and cultural difference, and although she asks more questions than she answers, the questions themselves are searingly insightful and important.
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