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Griselda Pollock on Gauguin (Pocket Perspectives)

Griselda Pollock


Griselda Pollock, feminist art historian and longstanding advocate of gender and racial inclusivity, unpacks the racist, sexist and imperialist underpinnings of works by Gauguin and others as they competed for pre-eminence in the European avant-garde of the 1880s and 90s

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Surprising, questioning, challenging, enriching: the Pocket Perspectives series celebrates writers and thinkers who have helped shape the conversation across the arts. Mixing classic and contemporary texts, reissues and abridgements, these are bite-sized, fully illustrated reads in an attractive, affordable and highly collectable package.

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Book Details

Format: Hardback

Size: 18.0 x 11.6 cm

Extent: 120 pp

Illustrations: 33

Publication date: 2 May 2024

ISBN: 9780500027721

About the Author

Griselda Pollock is Professor emerita of Social and Critical Histories of Art and Director of the Centre for Cultural Analysis, Theory & History (CentreCATH) at the University of Leeds. She is the 2020 Laureate of the Holberg Prize, awarded for her founding contribution to feminist revisions of art history, and Fellow of the Association for Art History (UK). Her publications include Old Mistresses: Women, Art and Ideology (1981, co-authored with Roszika Parker), Vision and Difference: Femininity, Feminism, and Histories of Art (1987), Mary Cassatt (1998) and Differencing the Canon: Feminism and the Histories of Art (1999).