Radical Decadence: Excess in Contemporary Feminist Textiles and Craft

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This pioneering book explores the notion of 'radical decadence' as concept, aesthetic and lived experience, and as an analytical framework for the study of contemporary feminist textile art. Gendered discourses of decadence that perpetuate anxieties about women's power, consumption and pleasure are deconstructed through images of drug use, female sexuality and 'excessive' living, in artworks by several contemporary textile artists including Orly Cogan, Tracey Emin, Allyson Mitchell, and Rozanne Hawksley. Perceptions of ...

Radical Decadence: Excess in Contemporary Feminist Textiles and Craft 2017, Bloomsbury Academic, London

ISBN-13: 9781472569400

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Radical Decadence: Excess in Contemporary Feminist Textiles and Craft 2017, Bloomsbury Academic, London

ISBN-13: 9781472569417

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