Irish Women Artists, 1800-2009 : Familiar but Unknown (Hardcover)

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This collection of essays reveals the life, work, and context of familiar but previously little-known Irish women artists. Contents include: writing Irish women''s lives 1800-1950 * Moyra Barry (1885-1960), a forgotten flower painter * Miss Kennedy (c.1830), female sculptor * Miss Battersby''s watercolors (c.1801-40) * Louisa, marchioness of Waterford (1818-91) * Anne Acheson (1882-1962) * Evelyn Gleeson and the Irish cultural revival * Mary Swanzy (1882-1978) * Gabriel Hayes (1909-78), an Irish sculptor * Margaret Clarke''s history paintings * Nano Reid (1905-81) * (re)writing the domestic into the everyday * scapegoating women artists (1962-84) * women''s art practice, modernity, and the hierarchies of 20th-century Irish art * statistical data in bringing women artists in from the margins.

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Publisher Intl Specialized Book Services
Mfg Part# 9781846822506
SKU 215410187
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 1846822505
Release Date 8/13/2012
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