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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Differencing the Canon Feminist Desire and the Writing of Art’s Histories
This article is not an endorsement, but a review. Pollock avoids both differencint unnuanced critique of masculine canons and an unquestioning celebration of women artists. Contents feminisms encounter with the canon. Account Options Sign in. On the mortality of the other. Lubaina Himid and the making of new narratives.
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In Differencing the CanonGriselda Pollock examines the tenacity of the canon’s appeal, and explores both the fantasies and desires served by traditional heroic narratives in art history, and those which drive feminist criticism to oppose them Using experimental formats and different voices, Differencing the Canon goes beyond the academic canon to get closer to the grain of the feminist voice, using difference as canpn dynamic force to open up the possibilities for reading complex visual art.
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’.
An Anthology Hilary Robinson No preview available – Skip to search Skip to main content. On the jouissance of the other. My library Help Advanced Book Search. References to this book Feminism-Art-Theory: Pattanaik Snippet view – Bibliography Includes bibliographical references p.
F45 P63 Unknown. Pollock unpacks the representation of culturally resonant female figures in a range of texts, from Manets depiction of the model Jeanne Duval in his painting Olympia, to Charlotte Brontes Lucy Snowe, artists representations of Cleopatra and Angela Carters Black Venus.
Psychology Press- Grieelda Science – pages. This will subscribe you to all of our newsletters, announcements, and csnon content. Imprint London ; New York: No fee was paid by the author for this review. 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 dfferencing into products of mastery, and defining culture pollovk creativity as essentially European and masculine?
Publication date ISBN hbk. Or should we displace present gender demarcations and allow the ambiguities and complexities of desire to shape our readings of art? 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: On the social other.
Find it at other libraries via WorldCat Limited preview. 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.
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In this book, art historian Griselda Pollock makes a compelling intervention into a debate at the very centre of feminist art history: Other editions – View all Differencing the Canon: 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. Physical description xviii, p.
Browse related items Start at pollick number: 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.
What ‘difference’ can feminist ‘interventions in art’s histories’ make? Subject Feminism and art. Changing Patterns in a Global Context Susanne.
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