Monthly Archives: November 2011

The Courage to Create

Blog post by Rita J.King http://www.theimaginationage.net/2010/12/courage-to-create.html

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Fall from Grace

On the re-definition of the ancient trio of the ‘Three Graces’ by Canova, Griselda Pollack theorises this neo-classical sculpture of three women is stripped of its historical, mythological roots by ‘phallocentric’ culture. The figures no longer symbolising three ages, three … Continue reading

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Prostitution: What’s Going On, curated by Professor Liz Kelly CBE

An Exhibition at The Women’s Library (Old Castle Street, London E1 7NT) in 2007 ‘Challenging and provocative, Prostitution: What’s Going On? was an exhibition exploring the issues surrounding prostitution and trafficking, past and the present. The show was curated by … Continue reading

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Ann-Sofi Siden, Prostitution After The Velvet Revolution at the Hayward Gallery 2002

ArtForum magazine: ‘A mere decade ago, according to UK artworld legend, a well-known London gallerist explained that he avoided representing women artists because their work always seemed to be “about problems.” My, how things change. Ann-Sofi Siden’s Warte Mal!: Prostitution … Continue reading

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Dr Jann Matlock Scenes of Seduction: Prostitution, Hysteria and Reading Difference in Nineteenth-Century France

Jann Matlock is Senior Lecturer in the French Department at University College London, where she teaches French cultural history, film studies, and nineteenth-century French and comparative literature. She has held research fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the Getty Foundation, the … Continue reading

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Madonna in a Bottle

The curatorial practice group were given the task of selecting a single object from our homes that we felt in some way identified us, and then to accompany the object with twelve or less words that would give some insight … Continue reading

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