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Central to their lives : Southern women artists in the Johnson Collection / edited by Lynne Blackman ; foreword by Sylvia Yount ; essays by Martha R. Severens, Deborah C. Pollack, Evie Terrono, Karen Towers Klacsmann, Erin R. Corrales-Diaz, and Daniel Belasco.

Author/creator Johnson Collection (Spartanburg, S.C.)
Other author/creatorBlackman, Lynne, editor.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info Columbia, South Carolina : University of South Carolina Press, [2018]
Copyright Notice ©2018
Descriptionxiv, 245 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 31 cm
Other title Southern women artists in the Johnson Collection
Partial contents Foreward -- Introduction -- Editorial Note -- "The Pedestal Has Crashed": Issues Facing Women Artists in the South -- Sisterhoods of Spirit: Southern Women's Clubs and Expositions --Suffrage, Social Activism, and Women Artists of the South -- "Of the South, For the South and By the South": The Southern States Art League -- "Contrary Instincts": Art History's Gendered Color Line -- Eyes Wide Open: Modernist Women Artists in the South.
Abstract "In Central to Their Lives, twenty-six noted art historians offer scholarly insight into the achievements of female artists working in and inspired by the American South. Spanning the decades between the late 1890s and early 1960s, this volume examines the complex challenges these artists faced in a traditionally conservative region during a period in which women's social, cultural, and political roles were being redefined and reinterpreted"-- Provided by publisher.
General note"This volume accompanies the exhibition of the same title. Exhibition venues include: Georgia Museum of Art (June 30-September 23, 2018), Mississippi Museum of Art, Huntington Museum of Art, Dixon Gallery and Gardens, Gibbes Museum of Art, Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens, and Taubman Museum of Art (January 30-June 13, 2021)."
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Acquisitions source Joyner NC stacks copy Gift of Johnson Collection 08/29/2013
Issued in other formOnline version: Johnson Collection (Spartanburg, S.C.), author, organizer. Central to their lives. Columbia, South Carolina : University of South Carolina Press, 2018 9781611179552
Genre/formExhibition catalogs.
LCCN 2018004672
ISBN9781611179545 (hardback)

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