9780300238501-0300238509-The Women of Atelier 17: Modernist Printmaking in Midcentury New York

The Women of Atelier 17: Modernist Printmaking in Midcentury New York

ISBN-13: 9780300238501
ISBN-10: 0300238509
Edition: Illustrated
Author: Weyl, Christina
Publication date: 2019
Publisher: Yale University Press
Format: Hardcover 296 pages
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ISBN-13: 9780300238501
ISBN-10: 0300238509
Edition: Illustrated
Author: Weyl, Christina
Publication date: 2019
Publisher: Yale University Press
Format: Hardcover 296 pages

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Acknowledged authors Weyl, Christina wrote The Women of Atelier 17: Modernist Printmaking in Midcentury New York comprising 296 pages back in 2019. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 0300238509 and 9780300238501. Since then The Women of Atelier 17: Modernist Printmaking in Midcentury New York textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $ 2.00 or rent at the marketplace.

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A timely reexamination of the experimental New York print studio Atelier 17, focusing on the women whose work defied gender norms through novel aesthetic forms and techniques

In this important book Christina Weyl takes us into the experimental New York print studio Atelier 17 and highlights the women whose work there advanced both modernism and feminism in the 1940s and 1950s. Weyl focuses on eight artists—Louise Bourgeois, Minna Citron, Worden Day, Dorothy Dehner, Sue Fuller, Alice Trumbull Mason, Louise Nevelson, and Anne Ryan—who bent the technical rules of printmaking and blazed new aesthetic terrain with their etchings, engravings, and woodcuts. She reveals how Atelier 17 operated as an uncommonly egalitarian laboratory for revolutionizing print technique, style, and scale. It facilitated women artists’ engagement with modernist styles, providing a forum for extraordinary achievements that shaped postwar sculpture, fiber art, neo-Dadaism, and the Pattern and Decoration movement. Atelier 17 fostered solidarity among women pursuing modernist forms of expression, providing inspiration for feminist collective action in the 1960s and 1970s. The Women of Atelier 17 also identifies for the first time nearly 100 women, many previously unknown, who worked at the studio, and provides incisive illustrated biographies of selected artists.
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