FEATURED BOOKS

The Disabled Body in Contemporary Art

by Ann Millett-Gallant
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Release Date: 2015-11-30
Genre: Social Science

This volume analyzes the representation of disabled and disfigured bodies in contemporary art and its various contexts, from art history to photography to medical displays to the nineteenth- and twentieth-century freak show.

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The Disabled Body in Contemporary Art

by Ann Millett-Gallant
Publisher: Springer
Release Date: 2010-09-10
Genre: Social Science

This volume analyzes the representation of disabled and disfigured bodies in contemporary art and its various contexts, from art history to photography to medical displays to the nineteenth- and twentieth-century freak show.

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Peering Behind the Curtain

by Kimball King
Publisher: Routledge
Release Date: 2013-10-15
Genre: Performing Arts

First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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Disability and Contemporary Performance

by Petra Kuppers
Publisher: Routledge
Release Date: 2013-06-17
Genre: Performing Arts

Disability and Contemporary Performance presents a remarkable challenge to existing assumptions about disability and artistic practice. In particular, it explores where cultural knowledge about disability leaves off, and the lived experience of difference begins. Petra Kuppers, herself an award-winn

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Disability and Art History

by Ann Millett-Gallant
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Release Date: 2016-10-26
Genre: ART

This is the first book of its kind to feature interdisciplinary art history and disability studies scholarship. Art historians have traditionally written about images of figures with impairments and artworks by disabled artists, without integrating disability studies scholarship, while many disabili

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Female Body Image in Contemporary Art

by Emily L. Newman
Publisher: Routledge
Release Date: 2018-05-23
Genre: Art

Numerous contemporary artists, particularly female artists, have chosen to examine the idealization of the female body. In this crucial book, Emily L. Newman focuses on a number of key themes including obesity, anorexia, bulimia, dieting, self-harm, and female body image. Many artists utilize their

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Contemporary Art and Disability Studies

by Alice Wexler
Publisher: Routledge
Release Date: 2019-12-20
Genre: Art

This book presents interdisciplinary scholarship on art and visual culture that explores disability in terms of lived experience. It will expand critical disability studies scholarship on representation and embodiment, which is theoretically rich, but lacking in attention to art. It is organized in

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Gendered Bodies

by Shuqin Cui
Publisher: University of Hawaii Press
Release Date: 2015-10-31
Genre: Art

Gendered Bodies introduces readers to women's visual art in contemporary China by examining how the visual process of gendering reshapes understandings of historiography, sexuality, pain, and space. When artists take the body as the subject of female experience and the medium of aesthetic experiment

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