A sequel to the pioneering volume, Feminism and Art History: Questioning the Litany, published in 1982, The Expanding Discourse contains 29 essays on artists and issues from the Renaissance to the present, representing some of the best feminist art-historical writing of the past decade. Chronologically arranged, the essays demonstrate the abundance, diversity, and main conceptual trends in recent feminist scholarship.
Table of Contents
* Introduction: The Expanding Discourse Norma Broude and Mary D. Garrard. * The Virgins One Bare Breast: Nudity, Gender, and Religious Meaning in Tuscan Early Renaissance Culture Margaret R. Miles. * Women in Frames: The Gaze, the Eye, the Profile in Renaissance Portraiture Patricia Simons. * Leonardo da Vinci: Female Portraits, Female Nature M. D. Garrard. * The Taming of the Blue: Writing Out Color in Italian Renaissance Theory Patricia L. Reilly. * Botticellis Primavera: A Lesson for the Bride * Lilian Zirpolo. * Titians Sacred and Profane Love and Marriage Rona Goffen. * The Loggia dei Lanzi: A Showcase of Female Subjugation Yael Even. * The Erotics of Absolutism: Rubens and the Mystification of Sexual Violence Margaret D. Carroll. * The Muted Other: Gender and Morality in Augustan Rome and Eighteenth-Century Europe Natalie Boymel Kampen. * Secluded Vision: Images of Feminine Experience in Nineteenth-Century Europe Anne Higonnet. * Disagreeably Hidden: Construction and Constriction of the Lesbian Body in Rosa Bonheurs Horse Fair James M. Saslow. * LArt Fminin: The Formation of a Critical Category in Late Nineteenth-Century France Tamar Garb. * Morisots Wet Nurse: The Construction of Work and Leisure in Impressionist Painting Linda Nochlin. * Modernity and the Spaces of Femininity Griselda Pollock. * Edgar Degas and French Feminism, ca1880: The Young Spartans, the Brothel Monotypes, and the Bathers Revisited N. Broude. * Renoir and the Natural Woman T. Garb. * Going Native: Paul Gauguin and the Invention of Primitivist Modernism * Abigail Solomon-Godeau. * Gauguins Tahitian Body Peter Brooks. * The MoMAs Hot Mamas Carol Duncan. * Constructing Myths and Ideologies in Matisses Odalisques Marilynn Lincoln Board. * Ladies Shot and Painted: Female Embodiment in Surrealist Art Mary Ann Caws. * Culture, Politics, and Identity in the Paintings of Frida Kahlo Jaine Helland. * Egalitarian Vision, Gendered Experience: Women Printmakers and the WPA/FAP Graphic Arts Project Helen Langa. * Lee Krasner as LK Anne M. Wagner. * Georgia OKeeffe and Feminism: A Problem of Position Barbara Buhler Lynes. * Judy Chicagos Dinner Party: A Personal Vision of Womens History Josephine Withers. * Race RiotsCocktail PartiesBlack PanthersMoon Shots and Feminists: Faith Ringgolds Observations of the 1960s in America Lowery S. Sims. * Afrofemcentrism and Its Fruition in the Art of Elizabeth Catlett and Faith Ringgold Freida High W. Tesfagiorgis. * The Discourse of Others: Feminists and Postmodernism Craig Owens.