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Creating Ourselves: Works from the ISelf Collection

Editor: Emily Butler and Candy Stobbs | Reference: P3323 | ISBN: 978-0854882571 | Type: Publication

From Surrealist selfies to feminist self-portraiture, the ISelf Collection explores identity and the human condition through the central themes of birth, death, sexuality, love, pain and joy. Taking the display of the collection at Whitechapel Gallery as its springboard, this book looks generally at the question of the self in modern and contemporary art, and the ways in which artists are thinking about being and identity as an individual, in relation to others, to society and the wider world.

The Leonardo Question

Artist/Author: Caroline Wiseman | Reference: P2935 | ISBN: 978-0955319426 | Type: Publication

Where can Art go from here and who will be the next modern master? To help answer this question we are taken on an enlightening and entertaining journey through the story of modern cubism to now.

Femininity, Time and Feminist Art

Artist/Author: Clare Johnson | Reference: P2383 | ISBN: 978-0-230-29848-4 | Type: Publication

Critical exploration of feminist art investigating femininity as a relationship to time

Renegotiating the Body: Feminist Art in 1970s London

Artist/Author: Kathy Battista | Reference: P2121 | ISBN: 978-1-84885-961-6 | Type: Publication

Primarily concerned with the feminist body as a site for making and exhibiting works, this book examines themes that look at the body as material, the body and performance, as well as the alternative creative platforms in 1970s feminist art. Drawing on original material – never-before-seen images from artists' personal collections and commissioned interviews with prominent artists from the period – the book is an invaluable resource for artists, researchers, curators and students interested in recovering this period from the margins of art history.

This item is part of the 'Glimpses of before: 1970s UK Performance Art' Study Room Guide by Helena Goldwater (P2497)

Inspirations – Ten Visual Artist Discuss their…

Artist/Author: Conrad Shawcross, Mark Wallinger, Tracey Emin, Antony Gormley, Howard Hodgkin, Liliane Lijn, Grayson Perry, Yinka Shonibare, Martin Creed, Michael Craig-Martin | Reference: D1950 | Type: DVD

This film provides insight into the artist’s work and ideas, featuring the artists in discussion and illustrated by key exhibitions and installations around the worls.

Sex Objects: Art and the Dialectics of Desire

Artist/Author: Jennifer Doyle | Reference: P1690 | ISBN: 0-8166-4526-4 | Type: Publication

Explores how sex in art is as diverse as sex in everyday life.