The Female Gaze


This gorgeously illustrated volume celebrates the collection and its legacy by bringing together leading scholars of feminism, and modern and contemporary art to discuss how the artists in Linda Lee Alter's collection saw and transformed the world.

Among the essays are discussions of the impact of feminism in Chicago, Philadelphia and the San Francisco Bay area; self-portraiture by women in the 1970s and 1980s; the legacy of Elizabeth Catlett on younger African American artists; collaborative practice among women; an interview with Linda Lee Alter; and an appreciation by artist Diane Burko.Edited by Robert Cozzolino.

Contributors include Glenn Adamson, Linda Lee Alter, Diane Burko, Anna Chave, Robert Cozzolino, Joanna Gardner-Huggett, Anna Havermann, Melanie Anne Herzog, Janine Mileaf, Mey-Yen Moriuchi, Jodi Throckmorton and Michele Wallace.

Visit the exhibition page: The Female Gaze: Women Artists Making Their World.