Women & Quilts .Ppt

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Women & Quilts .Ppt

  1. 1. WOMEN and QUILTS More Than Just Decorative by Jeanne Aird for Professor M. Deyasi Art 508 Department of Art and Design University of Idaho 2009
  2. 2. There is a hierarchy in the arts: decorative art at the bottom, and the human form at the top. Because we are men. —Le Corbusier and Amedee Ozenfant, 1918
  3. 3. Fiber art in general and art quilts specifically, are considered inferior to painting and sculpture because of an aesthetic hierarchy that has deemed certain forms of art, those usually created by men, as dominant over those art forms created primarily by women.
  4. 4. Portrait of an Old Man with a Boy by Marietta Robusti Tintoretto, c. 1585
  5. 5. Gunta Stolzl & Anni Albers
  6. 6. Old Mistresses, Women, Art and Ideology
  7. 7. e First Wave of Feminism
  8. 8. Second Wave of Feminism
  9. 9. Project Womanhouse
  10. 10. Miriam Schapiro’s Femmages
  11. 11. Third Wave of Feminism
  12. 12. Fiber Art of the 1970’s
  13. 13. Quilts as Art

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