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Women, the Arts and Globalization

Eccentric Experience. Rethinking Art's Histories

Format: Paperback / softback
Publisher: Manchester University Press, Manchester, United Kingdom
Published: 31st Jan 2015
Dimensions: w 148mm h 232mm d 21mm
Weight: 635g
ISBN-10: 0719096715
ISBN-13: 9780719096716
Barcode No: 9780719096716
Synopsis
This is the first anthology to bring transnational feminist theory and criticism together with women's art practices to discuss the connections between aesthetics, gender and identity in a global world. The essays in Women, the arts and globalization demonstrate that women in the arts are rarely positioned at the centre of the art market, and the movement of women globally (as travelers or migrants, empowered artists/scholars or exiled practitioners), rarely corresponds with the dominant models of global exchange. Rather, contemporary women's art practices provide a fascinating instance of women's eccentric experiences of the myriad effects of globalization. Bringing scholarly essays on gender, art and globalization together with interviews and autobiographical accounts of personal experiences, the diversity of the book is relevant to artists, art historians, feminist theorists and humanities scholars interested in the impact of globalization on culture in the broadest sense. -- .

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