Miriam Schapiro

Miriam Schapiro A pioneering force in the feminist art movement the s Miriam Schapiro b is an internationally renowned artist In this the only comprehensive work on Schapiro feminist art historian Thalia

  • Title: Miriam Schapiro
  • Author: Thalia Gouma-Peterson
  • ISBN: 9780810943773
  • Page: 415
  • Format: Hardcover
  • A pioneering force in the feminist art movement the 1970s, Miriam Schapiro b 1923 is an internationally renowned artist In this, the only comprehensive work on Schapiro, feminist art historian Thalia Gouma Peterson traces Schapiro s career from her early gestural canvases to her legendary collaborations with other women artists to her femmages feminist oriented collagA pioneering force in the feminist art movement the 1970s, Miriam Schapiro b 1923 is an internationally renowned artist In this, the only comprehensive work on Schapiro, feminist art historian Thalia Gouma Peterson traces Schapiro s career from her early gestural canvases to her legendary collaborations with other women artists to her femmages feminist oriented collages to her tributes to female artists of the past.Best known for her large heart and fan shaped canvases layered with fabric and paint, Schapiro helped launch the Pattern and Decoration movement of the 1970s and 80s and developed a richly decorative style that has influenced a generation of younger artists Noted scholar Linda Nochlin contributes an insightful foreword, while Gouma Peterson draws from Schapiro s writings to convey the artist s reflections on art, art history, and the feminist movement.

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