Art History

The Subversive Stitch: Embroidery and the Making of the Feminine

The Subversive Stitch:Embroidery and the Making ofthe Feminine Rozsika Parker The Women’s Press 1984 In the history of embroidery – through the very threads of samplers, firescreens, table runners and dress – can be traced another history: the history of women. In this fascinating study, Rozsika Parker, co-author of Old Mistresses: Women, Art and Ideology,…

Art Autobiography

Through the Flower: My Struggle as a Woman Artist

Through the Flower: mystruggle as a woman artist Judy Chicago Anchor Press 1975 Judy Chicago – a woman of extraordinary energy, talent, and intelligence – has exhibited her work throughout the country, including many one-woman shows. She has lectured at numerous colleges and universities, pioneered the first women’s art program in the country, and was…