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Published: 18 April 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7362-9
... Cindy Sherman women artists aging feminism ...
Published: 18 April 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7362-9
... Vivian Maier street photography women artists art markets outsider art ...
Book Chapter

By Hettie Jones
Published: 23 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374152-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7415-2
... Hettie and Helene meet in New York in 1960, connected at once—in front of a group of admiring men—by their obvious designing and sewing skills. Their context is described, as is the position of women at that time. They discover immediately that they both have children as well as artistic...
Published: 18 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373629-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7362-9
... of femininity, fetishism, and the problem of sexual difference. Thus, the aging of feminism, the aging of the artist herself, and the image of aging women that Sherman produced in two different series are all considered as they inform her work. In this essay, Solomon-Godeau focuses on this later work to argue...
Published: 10 June 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7465-7
... The love conjure/blues Text Installation theatrical jazz aesthetic women’s theater women-of-color artists ...
Published: 16 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373711-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7371-1
... where the explicit celebration of such imbricated identities—especially in Cuba and Brazil—is not the norm. Ultimately, Saunders believes that these women’s artistic and activist employment of hip hop offers a different understanding of subject formation in the African Diaspora. African Diaspora...
Published: 18 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373629-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7362-9
... combine to forge an instant legend. And photography discourse and markets are ever in search of them. Vivian Maier street photography women artists art markets outsider art ...
Published: 17 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374169-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7416-9
... 1960s, with his large-scale welded steel sculpture. Through Betye Saar we consider the large local group show as well as the role of printmaking as tactics to craft success for women artists. printmaking welded metal sculpture Betye Saar Charles White Melvin Edwards ...
Published: 10 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374657-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7465-7
... in the early 1990s Austin, Texas, women’s theater scene. She then shares some of her own experiences creating shows, founding a theater company, and collaborating with women-of-color artists. After detailing her collaborative approach to her art-making process, Bridgforth expounds on how she drew...
Published: 10 June 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7465-7
..., founding a theater company, and collaborating with women-of-color artists. After detailing her collaborative approach to her art-making process, Bridgforth expounds on how she drew on the theatrical jazz aesthetic to conceive The love conjure/blues Text Installation. The love conjure/blues Text...
Published: 10 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374657-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7465-7
... In this chapter, John Keene interviews Dancin’ the Down Low creator Jeffrey Q. McCune Jr. McCune discusses his intellectual and artistic trajectory and asserts that his performance work is a form of activism. He contends, for example, that DL men being blamed for the rise of new cases of HIV...
Published: 31 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375418-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7541-8
... and this is a disjuncture artists highlight through fragmentation, sectioning off parts of black women’s bodies (and often their own) imagistically to mark the collective “parsing” out of black maternal capacities. This chapter utilizes imagery associated with black women’s conflicted maternity. It uses Betye Saar’s mixed...
Published: 26 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376019-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7601-9
... the definition and circulation of art cinema in the United States and defining contemporary women’s cinema in multicultural terms. Indian diasporan cinema Iranian diasporan artists art house theaters middle-brow culture ...
Published: 31 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375418-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7541-8
... as the racial coding to the planter class. This chapter juxtaposes contemporary artistic representations of Sally Hemings with Brazil’s Chica da Silva, and concerns the visual positionality both women enter. In this chapter the imagistic lens of slavery confronts the space whiteness occupies within repetitive...
Published: 10 June 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7465-7
... Q. McCune Jr. McCune discusses his intellectual and artistic trajectory and asserts that his performance work is a form of activism. He contends, for example, that DL men being blamed for the rise of new cases of HIV/AIDS among heterosexual black women motivated him to write a play that would...
Published: 31 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375418-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7541-8
... The introduction traces the trajectory of gendered hyperembodiment through the cultural productions of the black Atlantic that are heavily dependent upon black women’s representational stasis. Using examples from Toni Morrison’s Beloved , Audre Lorde’s poem “Afterimages,” and John Edgar...
Published: 19 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375258-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7525-8
... (including government officials, cultural and social critics, and the public) and detractors (such as reggaetón artists and producers, cultural and social critics, the public, and music video dancers). The campaign centered perceptions of black women’s hypersexuality as a potentially corrupting agent within...
Series: Objects/Histories
Published: 05 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374602-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7460-2
... homelands and in the everyday hands and lifeworlds of NPY female artists. Tjanpi demonstrates how important ways of doing and being are to practice-based, life-making aesthetics. The haptic viscera of country, of women’s life work, is itself woven into the object form, making the work of Tjanpi exemplary...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 13 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373469-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7346-9
... Myrta Silva created two personas to represent her artistic endeavors. One was Myrta Silva, using her own name, which began as the prototypical nymphet at the service of male fantasy, and developed into powerful placeholder of the nothingness all successful pop vocal execution represents...
Series: Radical Perspectives
Published: 04 February 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7615-6
... popular support but at the same time reinforced a regional identity that was white and middle-class. Working-class paulistas were more divided in their loyalties, but large numbers of Afro-paulistas joined the Black Legions fighting for São Paulo, and most of the key modernist intellectuals and artists...