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Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies: Art and Artists

Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies Resources focusing research on Harriet Tubman

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Selected Sources: Art and Feminism

E-Book Sources:

Addressing the Other Woman: Textual correspondences in feminist art and writing. Kimberly Lamm. 2018.Online / N72.F45 L36 2018

The Aesthetics of Loss: German women’s art of the First World War. Claudia Siebrecht. 2013. Online / D 639 A73 S54 2013 WWW

Art Labor, Sex Politics: Feminist effects in 1970's British art and performance. Siona Wilson. 2014. Online / NX650.S54 W55 2014

Contemporary Japanese Women’s Theatre and Visual Arts: Performing girls’ aesthetics.  Nobuko Anan. 2015. Online / PN2921 .A515

Dancing in Blackness: A Memoir. Halifu Osumare, 2017. Online / GV1624.7.A34 O78 2017

The Feminist Uncanny in Theory and Art Practice.  Alexandra M. Kokoli. 2016. Online / NX180.F4 K65 2016

Faith Ringgold: The Art Story

Indian Modern Dance, Feminism and Transnationalism.  Prarthana Purkayastha, Plymouth. 2014.    Online / GV1693 .P88 2014

Postmodern Puddles: A method for understanding the presence and meaning of bodily fluids in contemporary culture, and in artistic works of women, African-American, Latino and gay artists of the nineteen eighties and nineteen nineties. 2002.
Microfilm: HM 101 Z899 2002 L35 Online / HM 101 Z899 2002 L35 WWW

Reclaiming the Body: Feminist art in America. 2014. Streaming video - Online

Women Artists of the Harlem Renaissance. Edited by Amy Helene Kirschke. [2014] Online / N6538.N5 W66 2014

Women, Collective Creation, and Devised Performance The Rise of Women Theatre Artists in the Twentieth and Twenty-first Centuries. 2016. Online / PN1590.W64 W66 2016

Writers and Artists in Dialogue: Historical fiction about women painters. Cortney Cronberg Barko. 2016. Online / PN3441 .B37 2016

Virgin Sacrifice in Classical Art: Women, agency, and the Trojan War.  Anthony F. Mangieri. 2017. Online / NX652.W6 M35 2017


Print Sources:

Africa Through the Eyes of Women Artists. by Betty LaDuke; preface by Elizabeth Catlett.Trenton, N.J. : Africa World Press, [1991]
University Library / Oversized *: N 7380 L25 1991

American Masculinities: A historical encyclopedia. Bret Carroll. 2003. (on order)

Art Work: Women artists and democracy in mid-nineteenth-century New York. April F. Masten.  [2008]
University Library / N 8354 M38 2008

Creating Their Own Image: The history of African-American women artists.  Lisa Farrington. 2005.
University Library / Oversized *: N 6538 N5 F27 2005

Contemporary American Women Sculptors. Virginia Watson-Jones. (Phoenix, AZ: Oryx Press, 1986).
Reference NB 212 W37 1986

Life Stories of Women artists, 1550-1800: An anthology. Julia K.Dabbs.  [2009] University Library / N 8354 D33 2009

Modern Women: Women artists at the Museum of Modern Art. Edited by Cornelia Butler and Alexandra Schwartz ; with essays by Esther Adler [and others]. [2010] University Library / N8354 .M63

Inuit Women Artists: Voices from Cape Dorset. Edited by Odette Leroux, Marion E. Jackson, and Minnie Vancouver : Douglas & McIntyre ; Hull, Quebec : Canadian Museum of Civilization; Seattle : University of Washington Press, [1994]
University Library / E 99 E7 I565 1994

The Book as Art: Artists’ books from the National Museum of Women in the arts. Krystyna Wasserman ; with essays by Johanna Drucker and Audrey Niffenegger. 2007. University Library / Oversized *: N 7433.35 U6 W37 2007

North American Women Artists of the Twentieth Century. Edited by Jules Heller and Nancy G. Heller. 1995.
University Library / Reference: N 6503 N67 1995

Women Artists at the Millennium. Edited by Carol Armstrong and Catherine de Zegher. [2006]University Library / NX 180 F4 W655 2006

Women Artists of Color: A bio-critical sourcebook to 20th century artists in the Americas. Edited by Phoebe Farris. 1999.
University Library / N 8354 W656 1999




Library of Congress Subject Headings - Feminism and Art

Feminism and Art--Biography

Feminism and Art--Bibliography

Women Artists--Biography

Women Artists--Bibliography

Gay Artists

Art and Society

Social justice in art -- Pictorial works.

Gender identity in art -- Pictorial works.


Feminism and Art

Feminist Art Criticism

Feminism and the arts

Feminism and the arts -- Congresses.

Gender identity -- Haiti.

Blacks -- Sexual behavior -- Haiti.


Feminist Theory.

Queer theory.

Transgender people

Gender identity.

Sexual orientation.

Artistic Collaboration

Creation (Literary, artistic, etc.)

Women artists -- Africa -- Biography.

Women artists, Black -- Biography.

Women artists -- Congresses.

Women artists -- Public opinion.

Women artists -- West (U.S.) -- Biography.

Gay artists -- 20th century.

Minority women artists -- America -- Biography. (Native American Women Artists or Latin American Women Artists or African American Women Artists.)

Masculinity in Art

Asian Pacific American Women Artists

African American women artists.

African American women dancers -- Biography.

African American Art

Africa in Art

African diaspora in art.

Harlem Renaissance

Inuit artists -- Northwest Territories -- Cape Dorset.
Inuit women -- Northwest Territories

Women artists -- South Africa.

Art, South African -- 20th century.

Women painters -- China -- Exhibitions.

 Women painters -- China -- Hong Kong -- Exhibitions.

Women artists -- Biography.

Women artists -- Bibliography.

Women artists -- Latin America -- Psychology.

Women artists -- Psychology.

Self-perception in women.


Women Sculptors

Women textile designers –

Hand weaving – United States-- History -- 20th century.

Women Singers
Women painters -- France -- Paris -- Exhibitions.

Women artists -- France -- Paris -- Exhibitions.

Women artists -- Great Britain -- Exhibitions.

Hispanic American artists -- 20th century.

Painting, Modern -- 19th century -- Exhibitions.

Art, Modern -- 19th century -- Exhibitions.

Art and society -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 19th century.

Body Image

Man-Woman Relationships

Women in Art.

Women in literature.

Painters in literature.

Women painters.

Art and literature.

Women motion picture editors -- United States -- Biography.

Women in the motion picture industry -- United States -- History -- 20th century.

Women in the theater -- 20th century.

Women artists -- Exhibitions.

Women artists -- United States -- Exhibitions.

Women artists -- New York (State) -- New York -- Social conditions.

Women artists -- New York (State) -- New York -- Economic conditions.

Women and the decorative arts -- History -- 19th century.

Women and the decorative arts -- History -- 20th century.

Femininity in art.

Art, Modern -- 20th century -- Exhibitions.

Art, Modern -- 21st century -- Exhibitions.

Alter, Linda L. -- Art collections -- Exhibitions.

Subject - Corporate  Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts -- Exhibitionsmen in the theater -- 21st century.

National Museum of Women in the Arts (U.S.)

War in art.

Art and war.

Art, American -- Themes, motives.

Prisoners as artists.

Women Prisoners

Artists’ books -- United States -- Catalogs.

Women artists -- United States -- Catalogs.

Artists’ books -- Washington (D.C.) -- Catalogs.

Subject - Corporate  National Museum of Women in the Arts (U.S.) -- Catalogs.

Prints, American -- 20th century -- Exhibitions.