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The Subversive Stitch

Author : Rozsika Parker
ISBN : 9780857721921
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Rozsika Parker's re-evaluation of the reciprocal relationship between women and embroidery has brought stitchery out from the private world of female domesticity into the fine arts, created a major breakthrough in art history and criticism, and fostered the emergence of today's dynamic and expanding crafts movements. 'The Subversive Stitch' is now available again with a new Introduction that brings the book up to date with exploration of the stitched art of Louise Bourgeois and Tracey Emin, as well as the work of new young female and male embroiderers. Rozsika Parker uses household accounts, women's magazines, letters, novels and the works of art themselves to trace through history how the separation of the craft of embroidery from the fine arts came to be a major force in the marginalisation of women's work. Beautifully illustrated, her book also discusses the contradictory nature of women's experience of embroidery: how it has inculcated female subservience while providing an immensely pleasurable source of creativity, forging links between women. "A book wonderfully rich, not only in information, but in people and ideas." - 'Guardian' "A marvellously written and illustrated book." - 'Times Educational Supplement'
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

New Feminist Art Criticism

Author : Katy Deepwell
ISBN : 0719042585
Genre : Art
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The artist, the critic and the academic: feminism's problematic relationship with 'Theory'/ Janet Wolff -- Preaching to the converted? Feminist art publishing in the 1980s / Frances Borzello -- The sphinx contemplating Napoleon : black women artists in Britain / Gilane Tawadros -- Reading between the lines: the imprinted spaces of Sutapa Biswas / Moira Roth -- Modernism, art education and sexual difference /Pen Dalton -- Eyewitnesses, not spectators/activists, not academics: feminist pedagogy and women's creativity / Val A. Walsh -- Exhibiting strategies / Debbie Duffin -- The situation of women curators / Elizabeth A. MacGregor -- Afterthoughts on curating 'The subversive stitch' / Pennina Barnett -- The cult of the individual / Fran Cottell -- On women dealers in the art world / Maureen Paley -- Where do we draw the line? An investigation into the censorship of art / Anna Douglas --Women's movements: feminism, censorship and performance art / Sally Dawson -- Why have there been no great women pornagraphers? / Naomi Salaman -- Just jamming: Irigaray, painting and psychoanalysis / Christine Battersby -- Border crossing: womanliness, body, repre-sentation / Hilary Robinson -- (P)age 49: on the subject of history / Mary Kelly -- Models of painting practice: too much body? / Joan Key --Text and textiles: weaving across the borderlines / Janis Jefferies --Kinda art, sorta tapestry ... / Ann Newdigate -- Sewn constructions / Dinah Prentice -- Penelope and the unravelling of history / Ruth Scheuing.
Category: Art

Craftista

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ISBN : 3931555607
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The Rise And Fall Of Art Needlework

Author : Linda Cluckie
ISBN : 9780955605574
Genre : Art
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Cluckie explores the growth and development of Art Embroidery in Britain circa 1870-1890, giving special consideration to the support received from the art establishment in designing for and educating embroiderers. This thesis demonstrates the hidden workforce's contribution to the British economy.
Category: Art

Extra Ordinary

Author : Maria Elena Buszek
ISBN : 9780822347620
Genre : Art
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Artists, critics, curators, and scholars develop theories of craft in relation to art, chronicle how fine art institutions understand and exhibit craft media, and offer accounts of activist crafting.
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Pictorial Embroidery In England

Author : Rosika Desnoyers
ISBN : 9781350071766
Genre : Design
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The little-known art of Berlin Work was once the most commonly practiced art form among European women. Pictorial Embroidery in England is the first academic study of both pictorial Berlin Work and its precursor, needlepainting, exploring their cultural status in the 18th and 19th centuries. From enlightenment practices of copying to the development of an industrial aesthetic and the making of the modern amateur, Berlin Work developed as an official knowledge associated with notions of cultural and scientific progress. However, with the advent of the Arts and Crafts movement and modernist aesthetics, Berlin Work was gradually demoted to a craft hobby. Delving into the social, cultural and economic context of English pictorial embroidery, Pictorial Embroidery in England recovers Berlin Work as an art form, and demonstrates how this overlooked practice was once at the centre of cultural life.
Category: Design

Nadelstiche

Author : Matilda Felix
ISBN : 9783839412169
Genre : Art
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Als Medium der Kunst gewinnen Stickereien seit den 1990er Jahren zunehmend an Beliebtheit. Künstlerinnen und Künstler nutzen damit eine Praxis, die als destillierter Ausdruck von Anstand und bürgerlicher Ordnung gilt und den extravaganten Gestus eines autonomen Künstlersubjekts konterkariert. Mittels ihrer Konnotationen problematisiert die Technik Normativitätsdispositive der Kunstgeschichte und der bipolaren Geschlechterordnung. Wie die altmodische Handarbeit Kunstwerke mit Renitenz ausstattet und welche neuen Rhetoriken daraus entwickelt werden, untersucht der Band anhand der Werke von Ghada Amer, Jochen Flinzer, Annette Messager, Francesco Vezzoli u.a.
Category: Art

Subversive Stitch

Author : Fiona Dempster
ISBN : OCLC:828643976
Genre : Artists' books
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Category: Artists' books