In this major book, Griselda Pollock engages boldly in the culture wars over `what is the canon?` and `what difference can feminism make?. In this book, art historian Griselda Pollock makes a compelling intervention into a debate at the very centre of feminist art history: should the traditional canon of. Buy Differencing the Canon: Feminism and the Writing of Arts Histories (Re Visions: Critical Studies in the History & Theory of Art) 1 by Griselda Pollock ( ISBN.

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Foreword Reviews only recommends books that we love. Physical description xviii, p. Nielsen Book Data Publisher’s Summary In tue major new book, renowned art historian Griselda Pollock makes a compelling intervention into a debate at the very centre of feminist art history: My library Help Advanced Book Search.

In this book, art historian Griselda Diffwrencing makes a compelling intervention into a debate at the very centre of feminist art history: What difference can a feminist approach to art history make?

Subject Feminism and art. Find it at other libraries via WorldCat Limited preview. Psychology Press- Social Science – pages.

Differencing the Canon Feminist Desire and the Writing of Art’s Histories

This article is not an endorsement, but a review. Nielsen Book Data Is the canon of art history a sacred collection of the best paintings by the greatest masters, or a construct turning its contents into products of mastery, and defining culture and creativity as essentially European and differencin In Differencing the CanonGriselda Pollock examines the tenacity of the canon’s appeal, and explores both the fantasies and desires served by differnecing heroic narratives in art history, and those which drive diffeencing criticism to oppose them Using experimental formats and different voices, Differencing the Canon goes beyond the academic canon to get closer to the grain of the feminist voice, using difference as a dynamic force to open up the possibilities for reading complex visual art.


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The question of the traditional, patriarchal canon, of whether it should be rejected, replaced or reformed, is a te at the centre of feminist art history. Publication date ISBN hbk. On the exhibition with the other.

On the social other. She argues that it is not enough simply to read as a woman; we must also acknowledge the differences between women shaped by racist and colonial hierarchies. What ‘difference’ can feminist ‘interventions in art’s histories’ make?


Skip to search Skip polock main content. Feminist Desire and the Writing of Art’s Histories. On the jouissance of the other. Pollock avoids both an unnuanced critique of masculine canons and an unquestioning celebration of women artists.

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Account Options Sign thhe. Perception is invariably skewed by the circumstances in which one operates, but it can also be a valuable tool for reinterpreting art and culture of another age.

F45 P63 Unknown. Should we simply reject the all-male succession of ‘great artists’ in favour of an all-woman litany of artistic heroines?

Pollock, Professor of Social and Critical Histories of Art and Director of the Centre for Cultural Studies at the University of Leeds, draws on her formidable background as an art historian to add a new element to the debate over feminist readings of art. SearchWorks Catalog Stanford Libraries.