And ... other contributions to feminist art and cultural history
The Commercial - Frohnberg 1896
The modern-Simm 1882
Electricité Poulain undated
Prohibition of the Muses. Why are so many allegories female?
published in: "Aesthetics and Communication", No. 25/1976, pp. 92-112
A "pioneer text" for the gender perspective in the German art history - as well as "Honoré Daumier and the ugly sex".
Intro: from the text:
"Since ancient times, abstract philosophical terms, eternal truths and human characteristics are presented in the visual arts as living, acting beings, personified in allegories, justice and wisdom, virtue and vice, art and nature, seasons and continents ...
Are now in terms depicts human form, one must also need to decide for one or the other sex. This decision is disproportionately fallen for the female sex disproportionate because women themselves but must ask in what relation the real importance of women in patriarchy is to their outstanding role in the allegory. Why they given their social powerlessness almost everything in the World located, can embody all the spiritual and material values, all the phenomena of life for thousands of years in the art world is?
This question is new to the science of art. Previously it has been argued preferably to the existence of this genre ... "
from: CR, prohibition of the Muses, in: "Aesthetics and Communication", No. 25/1976, page 93
Long version below, this shorter version more: berufsverbot_musenKurz92-112 (4.9 MB)
In Dutch: "artwork", Journal of the Institute of Art History at the University of Nijmegen / Netherlands, No. 15/1979
In Swedish: "Kvinnovetenskapling Tidskrift", Lund / Sweden, No. 4/1981, see> other languages
Pictures from the chapter "meat and potato" - allegories of the machine that devours men:
Prohibition for the Muses (long version)
A long version of the article "prohibition of the Muses" is published in "Women and science. Contributions to the Berlin Summer University for Women, July 1976 "Berlin, 1977, pp. 258-297
Allegory "Work", Fig.1 of "prohibition of the Muses" from Ausstell.Katalog "100 years of work," Prague 1891 (Swedish Poster, 1981)
Look back in anger - the story of the east.
: Gabriele Dietze (ed.), "Overcoming speechlessness', Darmstadt (Luchterhand) 1979 and 1989
Dutch in: Special Issue of "De salvation government", Journal of the Institute of Art History of the University of Amsterdam, December 1979, in a Volletxt as PDF - see> other translations ... or here as PDF
English (USA): "Feminist Studies", University of Maryland / USA. Special edition on the cultural history of women, winter of 1980
The Riddle of the Sphinx - Matriarchatsthesen and the archeology of non-Oedipal triangle
In: Brigitte manager (Eds.) (1980): "Male - Female". Berlin (Aesthetics and Communication)
Full text as PDF:> under the menu item "Oedipus and the Sphinx Mystery"
Matriarchal world views in Old Europe, in the mirror of cultural icon -
and: The archeology as "the science of the Underworld" and their contribution to the iconography of matriarchal
more to read in menu:> Women's Worlds - Men's worlds. Section 2.2, p.67-108 (full text here as PDF)
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