Foreword • Preface • Preface to the Fifth Edition • Introduction: Art History and the Woman Artist • 1. The Middle Ages • 2. The Renaissance Ideal Chapter • 3. The Other Renaissance • 4. Domestic Genres and Women Painters in Northern Europe • 5. Amateurs and Academics: A New Ideology of Femininity in France and England • 6. Sex, Class, and Power in Victorian England • 7. Toward Utopia: Moral Reform and American Art in the Nineteenth Century • 8. Separate but Unequal: Woman’s Sphere and the New Art • 9. Modernism, Abstraction, and the New Woman • 10. Modernist Representation: The Female Body • 11. Gender, Race, and Modernism after the Second World War • 12. Feminist Art in North America and Great Britain • 13. New Directions: A Partial Overview • 14. Worlds Together, Worlds Apart • 15. A Place to Grow: Personal Visions, Global Concerns • 16. The Enduring Legacy of Feminism • Epilogue, Bibliography and Sources
About the Author
Whitney Chadwick is Professor Emerita at San Francisco State University. Among her other books are Women Artists and the Surrealist Movement, Women, Art and Society and Significant Others: Creativity and Intimate Partnership. Flavia Frigeri is an art historian and curator, and Teaching Fellow at University College London. She is the author of several books, including Pop Art and Women Artists, both in Thames & Hudson's Art Essentials series.