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  • Selections from Women’s WorkFeminist Art from the Smith College Museum of Art Collection September 11, 2015–January 3, 2016

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MARYBETH EDELSON Goddess Head/Soft from Femfolio, 2007 inkjet on somerset enhanced velvet paper

Gift of Judith Plesser Targan, class of 1953

This exhibition features works by Feminist artists in the forefront of Feminism’s Second Wave (1960s–80s), an era of protest, organization, and activism by women in the arts and in American society. [End Page 649]


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EMMA AMOS One Who Watches, 1995 acrylic on linen, heat transferred photographs on muslin collaged onto canvas, african kanga cloth borders and cotton broadcloth fabric strips sew onto linen

Purchased with the gift of the Smith College Black Student Alliance, 1999–2000

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JUDY CHICAGO Red Flag, 1971 photolithograph printed in black and red on paper

Gift of Judith Nakhnikian in honor of Sofia Nakhnikian-Weintraub, class of 2012

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CAROLEE SCHNEEMANN Eye Body #1, 1963–1979 gelatin silver print with hand coloring and scratching

Purchased with the Judith Plesser Targan, class of 1953, Fund

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ANA MENDIETA Untitled, from Silueta Series in Mexico, 1976 (printed 1991) c-print

Purchased with the Janice Carlson Oresman, class of 1955, Fund, and the Josephine A. Stein, class of 1927, Fund in honor of the class of 1927

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MARTHA WILSON The Professional, from A Portfolio of Models, 1974 (printed 2008) gelatin silver prints and typewritten text

Purchased with the Dorothy C. Miller, class of 1925, Fund

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MARTHA WILSON The Working Girl, from A Portfolio of Models, 1974 (printed 2008) gelatin silver prints and typewritten text

Purchased with the Dorothy C. Miller, class of 1925, Fund

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The Advantages of Being a Woman Artist, from Guerrilla Girls, Most Wanted, 1985–2006 lithograph printed in black on paper

Purchased with the gift of the Fred Bergfors and Margaret Sandberg Foundation

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Additional Information

ISSN
2330-0485
Print ISSN
0025-4878
Pages
pp. 649-656
Launched on MUSE
2015-12-06
Open Access
No
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