Crash N°101, The Art Issue, Women Only

Crash N°101, The Art Issue, Women Only

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CONSTANTLY DEVALUED, FEMININITY IS FAR MORE OFTEN CALLED INTO QUESTION THAN MASCULINITY EVER IS. BY SHEER FORCE OF CONFRONTING SO MANY CLICHES, 1970S FEMINIST ARTISTS WERE ABLE TO VIOLENTLY CHALLENGE THEIR IDENTITY AS WOMEN. BECAUSE ART IS NOT A SEPARATE SPHERE, WHERE EVERYONE ABANDONS THEIR INDIVIDUALITY FOR AN ILLUSORY NEUTRALITY. IF FEMININITY IS STILL OFTEN EXPERIENCED AS A SOCIAL CONSTRAINT, THE CHALLENGE IS TO RECONNECT WITH A FREEDOM
OF ACTION AND DISCOVER A GENUINE OPENNESS THAT COULD ENRICH ARTISTIC AND EMANCIPATORY SEARCH IN FRESH, NEW WAYS. BUT FAR FROM IDENTITY CLAIMS
THAT ARE CONTENT TO OPPOSE THE MASCULINE, IT TURNS OUT THAT IF FEMININITY MAKES SENSE TODAY, IT IS IN A WAY THAT HAS A POTENTIAL FOR PLURALITY. IT’S
AS IF THE IDENTITY SUPERNOVA HAD EXPLODED: THERE ARE NOW ONLY MINORITIES, PLURAL FEMININITIES IN THE THROES OF BECOMING, OPENING UP THE POSSIBILITY
OF NEW REFERENCE POINTS AND DESIRES UNDER CONSTRUCTION. THIS ISSUE IS, THEREFORE, DEDICATED TO THE POTENTIAL OF THIS CONSTANTLY EXPANDING CONSTELLATION OF WOMEN…A.L
Discover exclusive interviews with with A.K. Burns, Lee Sook-Kyung, Mariko Mori, Aida Bruyere, Jacqueline de Jong, Lee Lozano, King Cobra, Lauren Taschen, Antoneta Alamat Kusijanovic, Nil Yalter, Bless and Patricia Ayres with other unique and interesting content.

Publisher: Frank Perrin
Material: softcover
ISBN: 3781985814000
Categories: ,
Dimensions: 28 × 40 cm