Sunday, February 8, 2009
Week of February 13
Power? Powerlessness? The "weaker" sex? Any thoughts on women, art, and power are welcome this week.
Whitney Chadwick, “Amateurs and Academics: A New Ideology of Femininity in France and England,” Chapter 5, Women, Art, and Society, 4th ed. (New York: Thames and Hudson, 2007), pp. 139-174.
Olympe de Gouges, The Rights of Women (1791).
Mary Wollstonecraft, “Chap. II. The Prevailing Opinion of a Sexual Character Discussed,” from A Vindication of the Rights of Women (1792).
Linda Nochlin, “Women, Art, and Power,” in Women, Art, and Power and Other Essays (New York: Harper & Row, 1988), pp. 145-178. [Essay originally published 1988].
Carol Duncan, “Happy Mothers and Other New Ideas in Eighteenth-Century French Art,” in Feminism and Art History: Questioning the Litany, eds. Norma Broude and Mary Garrard (Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1982), pp. 200-219.
Natalie Boymel Kampen, “The Muted Other: Gender and Morality in Augustan Rome and Eighteenth-Century France,” in The Expanding Discourse: Feminism and Art History, eds. Norma Broude and Mary Garrard (Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1992), pp. 160-169.
Mary D. Sheriff, “The Portrait of the Queen: Elisabeth Vigèe-Lebrun’s Marie-Antoinette en chemise,” in Reclaiming Female Agency: Feminist Art History After Postmodernism, eds. Norma Broude and Mary Garrard (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2005), pp.120-141.