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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Feminist Desire and the Writing of Art’s Histories. What difference can a feminist approach to art history make? 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.
Find it at other libraries via WorldCat Limited preview. Bibliography Includes bibliographical references p. This will subscribe you to all of our newsletters, announcements, and promotional content. 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.
Pattanaik Snippet view – 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. On the exhibition with the other.
Psychology Press- Social Science – pages. 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 a dynamic force to open up the possibilities for reading complex visual art.
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On the jouissance of the other. Changing Patterns in a Global Context Susanne. 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: Physical description xviii, p. Pollock avoids both an unnuanced critique of masculine canons and an unquestioning celebration of women artists. The flow of the book is wondrous, as Pollock builds each new idea onto the next, rounded out with rigorous research.
Lubaina Himid and the making of new narratives. Publication date ISBN hbk. 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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She argues that it is not enough simply to read as a woman; we must also acknowledge the differences between women grisela by racist and colonial hierarchies. SearchWorks Catalog Stanford Libraries.
Pollock asks both how women read and what might be different about art made yriselda a woman. Skip to search Skip to main content. Pollock, Professor of Social and Critical Histories of Art and Director of the Diffwrencing 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.
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? Book Reviews Foreword Reviews Art.
Pollock unpacks the representation of culturally resonant female figures in a range of texts, from Manets depiction of the model Jeanne Duval in his griseelda Olympia, to Charlotte Brontes Lucy Snowe, artists representations of Cleopatra and Angela Carters Black Venus.
What ‘difference’ can feminist ‘interventions in art’s histories’ make? Other editions – View all Differencing the Canon: This article is not an endorsement, but a review.
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Account Options Sign in. On the mortality of the other. In this book, art historian Griselda Pollock makes a compelling intervention into a debate at the very centre of feminist art history: 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’.
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. Try again or cancel this request. For more control over what you subscribe to, head on over to our subscription page.
The author of this book provided free copies of the book to have their book reviewed by a professional reviewer. Imprint London ; New York: An Anthology Hilary Robinson No preview available – 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.