The Artist was a woman: women artists, 1550-1950

United States, 1980

Film
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A comprehensive and chronological review of the work of known women artists over four hundred years from the Renaissance to mid-twentieth century. Germaine Greer comments upon the research undertaken and the difficulties involved in locating works of the women artists. Questions the way in which art history has been written. Suitable for upper secondary level.

Credits

co-producer

Suzanne Bauman

Mary Bell

Language

English

Duration

01:02:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

34619

Subject categories

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art - History

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art appreciation

Crafts & Visual Arts → Painting

Crafts & Visual Arts → Politics in art

Crafts & Visual Arts → Women artists

Crafts & Visual Arts → Women painters

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Politics in art

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Women

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Women

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Women

History → History

History → Women - History

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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