Womans Art Journal 42-1

SPRING / SUMMER 2021 VOLUME 42, NUMBER 1

On the Cover

Mary Cassatt, Reading Le Figaro

Mary Cassatt, Reading Le Figaro (Portrait of Mrs. Cassatt)
(1878), oil on canvas 41" x 33"
Private Collection
Washington, DC


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Angelica Kauffman

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Women in the Dark, Female Photographers in the US, 1850-1900

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Hannah Ryggen: Threads of Defiance

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Alice Trumbull Mason: Pioneer of American Abstraction

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With Pleasure: Pattern and Decoration in American Art 1972-1985

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Women Made Visible: Feminist Art and Media in Post-1968 Mexico City

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Judy Chicago: New Views

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