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Modernism and feminism : Australian women artists, 1900-1940 / Helen Topliss. (1996)

Authors: Topliss, Helen, 1946-
Publisher:Roseville East, NSW : Craftsman House ; Australia ; U.S.A. : G+B Arts International,
Uniqueness:
  • There are 103 copies of this book in other libraries
  • and 103 copies of this specific edition.
Subjects:
Author:
  • Topliss, Helen, 1946-
Copyright:
  • ©1996
Content Types:
  • text
Carrier Types:
  • volume
Physical Description:
  • 232 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 32 cm.
Summary:
  • This book answers the question posed by a number of male art historians and critics: 'Why were there so many influential women artists in the inter-war period?' The book establishes a female context for women's art in Australia and demonstrates how women artists belonged to a female network which fostered Modernism.
Contents:
  • Australian women artists and modernism
  • The institutional and social context for art in Australia
  • Women's Emancipation, the professions and the media
  • The European experience
  • Women and the arts and crafts movement
  • Modernist art theory and feminism
  • Art and design: the career of Margaret Preston
  • Decoration and the art of the print.
  • More...
  • More...
Notes:
  • Includes index.
  • Bibliography: p. 206-227.
Other Form:
  • Online version Topliss, Helen, 1946- Modernism and feminism. Roseville East, NSW : Craftsman House ; Australia ; U.S.A. : G+B Arts International, c1996
Language:
  • English
ISBN:
  • 9766410259
Dewey Number:
  • 709.94082
  • 704/​.042/​099409045
Libraries Australia ID:
  • 12115452
  • 12115452
Contributed by:
  • Libraries Australia

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