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Differencing the Canon: Feminism and the Writing of Art's Histories

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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? The question of the traditional, patriarchal canon, of whether it should be rejected, replaced or reformed, is a debate at the centre of femini ...more
Paperback, 368 pages
Published March 23rd 1999 by Routledge (first published February 4th 1999)
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I generally detest feminist criticism or theory, but this book earned 3.5 on my scale. While the abundance of academic jargon can provide a bit of a stumbling block for the casual art aoficiando, weighing down some chapters, I find some of the questions posed by Pollock to be intriguing.
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