Frontiers - A Journal of Women's Studies

Frontiers - A Journal of Women's Studies is a magazine specializing in women's topics.

Articles from Vol. 33, No. 2, May

Artemisia Challenges the Elders: How a Women Artists' Cooperative Created a Community for Feminism and Art Made by Women
In the early 197os women's separatist art collectives like Artemisia in Chicago (1973-2003) played an essential role in supporting and nurturing the careers of a whole new generation of women artists. Artemisia was established in 1973 after Joy Poe,...
Doin' It in Public: Feminism and Art at the Woman's Building
In 2001 Public Offerings, curated by Paul Schimmel, opened at the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art (LA MOCA). Part history and part contemporary art survey, Public Offerings was comprised of the formative work (in some cases the Master of Fine...
Feminist Art Hitting the Shores of Israel: Three Case Studies in Impossible Times
The purpose of this article is to demonstrate the ways in which major themes in early feminist art in the United States were simultaneously explored in Israel. This will be demonstrated by a showcase of three local artists. While such artists were...
Foreword
Dear Readers, When you saw the image on the cover, you may have experienced a jolt of discomfort and dismay. But with the feminist knowledge of our readers, you may have also said to yourself, Frontiers placed an image from the 1970S feminist art...
Frontiers in Feminist Art History
If we can bring in women's history, we can bring in women's future. Judy Chicago, 1976 In the televised reality competition series Work of Art: The Next Great Artist, young artists compete each week in various challenges testing their abilities...
Introduction: Feminist Art and Social Movements beyond NY/LA
Imagine a far-flung network of moles, each separately burrowing under a cultural landscape that spans from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art to the Whitney Museum in New York. The moles may not be entirely aware of it, but after several thousand...
Toward a History of Feminism, Art, and Social Movements in the United States
Enemies of women's liberation in the art world must be met with a more coherent front. A group that is locally effective can be doubly powerful if it synchronizes its actions with those of other groups across the country. We can gain from each other's...
What's So Feminist about the Feministische Kunst Internationaal? Critical Directions in 1970s Feminist Art
In 1978, when the first installation of the Feministische Kunst Internationaal (International Feminist Art, or FKI) exhibition opened in Amsterdam, it was enthusiastically embraced by its participants--women artists from throughout Europe and the United...