Women Framing Hair: Serial Strategies in Contemporary Art

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This book explores the complex and enigmatic motif of hair in the work of five contemporary women artists, Chrystl Rijkeboer, Alice Maher, Annegret Soltau, Kathy Prendergast and Ellen Gallagher, from the late 1970s to the present. It investigates why hair is such a productive and resonant site of meaning, how it is suggestive of, and responds to, serial strategies, and why it appears to be of particular significance to women who are artists. It explores the implications of hair as an embodied material, its role as a haptic ...

Women Framing Hair: Serial Strategies in Contemporary Art 2015, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Newcastle upon Tyne

ISBN-13: 9781443876070

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