In the Work of Their Hands Is Their Prayer (Paperback)
Cultural Narrative and Redemption on the American Frontiers, 1830-1930
Ohio University Press, 9780821415030, 299pp.
Publication Date: December 31, 2003
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Women's painting is undergoing a vibrant revival, yet has been little explored in writing or modern visual culture. Unframed is an examination of women's contemporary painting. It presents writing with practitioners who engage with theory and critical theorists who deal directly with contemporary practice. All contributors reflect on their own practice and that of other women painters and theorists, whose common aim is to develop innovative ways of thinking about, and through, painting by women. The book focuses on current debates on gender, subjectivity, spectatorship and painting, and moves them forward into the second millennium. It should appeal to a range of readers, including scholars, students, artists and gallery visitors.