Womans Art Journal 41-1

SPRING / SUMMER 2020 VOLUME 41, NUMBER 1

On the Cover

Yvonne Thomas, To the Forest

Yvonne Thomas, To the Forest
(1960), oil on linen, 45" x 38".
Courtesy Berry Campbell Gallery, New York


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Ruth Asawa: Life's Work

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Reviewed by Gabrielle Rose-Curti


Lee Krasner: Living Colour

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Reviewed by Ellen G. Laundau


Agnes Pelton: Desert Transcendentalist

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Reviewed by Rachel Middleman


Augusta Savage: Renaissance Woman

By Jeffreen M. Hayes, Contributions by Kirsten Pai Buick, Bridget R. Cooks, and Howard Dodson

Reviewed by William L. Coleman


Sara Tyson Hallowell: Pioneer Curator and Art Advisor in the Gilded Age

By Carolyn Kinder Carr

Reviewed by Taylor L. Poulin


Against Our Will: Sexual Trauma in American Art Since 1970

By Vivien Green Fryd

Reviewed by Monika Fabijanska


Unspeakable Acts: Women, Art, and Sexual Violence in the 1970s

By Nancy Princenthal

Reviewed by Carmen Hermo


Bauhaus Women: A Global Perspective

By Elizabeth Otto and Patrick Rössler;

Bauhaus Bodies: Gender, Sexuality, and Body Culture in Modernism’s Legendary Art School

Edited by Elizabeth Otto and Patrick Rössler;

Reviewed by Julie M. Johnson


In a Cloud, in a Wall, in a Chair: Six Modernists in Mexico at Midcentury

Edited by Zoë Ryan

Reviewed by K.L.H. Wells


Hearts of Our People: Native Women Artists

edited by Jill Ahlberg Yohe and Teri Greeves

Reviewed by Karen Kramer


What if Not Exotic? Critical Perspectives in Contemporary Iranian Art

Edited by Mahsa Farhadikia

Reviewed by Donna Stein


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