Feminine persuasion : art and essays on sexuality / edited by Betsy Stirratt and Catherine Johnson

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Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [2003]
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1 online resource (xi, 144 pages) : illustrations (some color)
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Catalog of an exhibition in honor of the 50th anniversary of the publication of Sexual behavior in the human female, February 14-March 14, 2003, presented by the Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction and the School of Fine Arts Gallery, Indiana University.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 141-142).
Contents
Preface / John Bancroft, M.D. -- Feminine persuasion / Betsy Stirratt, Catherine Johnson -- Ideal images and Kinsey's women / June Machover Reinisch, Ph. D. -- Artistic behavior in the human female / Jean Robertson, Ph. D. -- Women artists in the Kinsey Institute Collection -- Male perspective -- Contemporary women's sexualities -- Exhibition checklist.
Summary
"Marking 50 years since the publication of ... sexologist Alfred Kinsey's Sexual Behavior in the Human Female, Feminine Persuasion: Art and Essays on Sexuality celebrates the diverse and multifaceted expressions of women's sexuality that have emerged since Kinsey's study heralded a new era. This ... illustrated book showcases five centuries of diverse visual interpretations of female sexuality collected by The Kinsey Institute, and includes work by the contemporary artists Mariette Pathy Allen, Ghada Amer, Patty Chang, Judy Chicago, Renee Cox, Judy Dater, Nancy Davidson, Nicole Eisenman, Laura Letinsky, and Frank Yamrus. In addition to more than 45 color and halftone plates, Feminine Persuasion features two scholarly essays that place this wide-ranging work in context. Assessing what the ideal body image of the original Kinsey subjects might have been, June M. Reinisch discusses the ever-changing standards of female beauty, while Jean Robertson, in a survey of the history of feminist art over the past half century, explores the complex dimensions that constitute this work"--From publisher's description.
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Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction -- Art collections -- Exhibitions.
Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction. -- Art collections -- Exhibitions.
Kinsey, Alfred C.
Amer, Ghada, 1963-
Chang, Patty, 1972-
Cox, Renée.
Davidson, Nancy.
Eisenman, Nicole.
Letinsky, Laura, 1962-
Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction
Women in art -- Exhibitions.
Sex in art -- Exhibitions.
Gender identity in art -- Exhibitions.
Women artists -- Exhibitions.
Art -- Indiana -- Bloomington -- Exhibitions.
Feminine beauty (Aesthetics) in art.
Femmes dans l'art -- Expositions.
Sexualité dans l'art -- Expositions.
Identité de genre dans l'art -- Expositions.
Art -- Indiana -- Bloomington -- Expositions.
Femmes artistes -- Expositions.
Beauté féminine (Esthétique) dans l'art.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / LGBTQ+ Studies / General
Art
Art museums
Gender identity in art
Sex in art
Women in art
Indiana -- Bloomington
Sexuality.
LGBTQ+ arts.
Gender identity.
Sexual practices.
Sexual autonomy.
Genre/Form
Feminist art criticism.
exhibition catalogs.
works of art.
Exhibition catalogs
Exhibition catalogs.
Essays.
Art.
Catalogues d'exposition.
Œuvres d'art.
Added Author
Stirratt, Betsy, editor.
Johnson, Catherine, 1958 January 5- editor.
Reinisch, June Machover, writer of added commentary.
Robertson, Jean, 1950- writer of added commentary.
Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction.
Indiana University, Bloomington. Fine Arts Gallery.
Other Form:
Print version: Feminine persuasion. Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2003 0253215897 (DLC) 2002012844 (OCoLC)50404109
ISBN
9780253068996 (electronic bk.)
0253068991 (electronic bk.)
0253215897
9780253215895
9780253068989 (ebook)
0253068983