Family, Sexuality, Gender, Art: Jo-Anne Berelowitz interviews Vivien Green-Fryd about her new book, Art and the Crisis of Marriage

Jan. 2, 2004

[1] BERELOWITZ: (1) In this book you examine debates about marriage, family, sexuality, and gender by focusing on the marriages of Edward and Jo Hopper and Georgia O’Keeffe and Alfred Stieglitz. I was struck by a shift from your previous focus on race and ethnicity in your book Art and... Read more »

Refashioning Masculine Identity: Jo-Anne Berelowitz interviews Martin Berger about his book, Man Made: Thomas Eakins and the Construction of Gilded Age Manhood.

Jan. 2, 2003

[1] BERELOWITZ: You make the argument that Eakins’s paintings are an attempt to negotiate – indeed, to refashion – Gilded Age conceptions of masculinity. Could you set out for us what was the dominant understanding of masculinity when Eakins was embarking on his career in the 1870s and what shift... Read more »

American Formalist Aesthetics and the Gendered Body: Jo-Anne Berelowitz interviews Marcia Brennan about her New Book, Painting Gender, Constructing Theory, The Alfred Stieglitz Circle and American Formalist Aesthetics

April 1, 2002

[1] BERELOWITZ: In your book you discuss the embodiment of gender in American art of the first half of the 20 th century and trace an unfolding and connected discourse in American modernism from the early days of the Stieglitz circle in the 1920s through Regionalism in the 30s and... Read more »

A Journey Shared: Ursula Biemann’s Been There and Back to Nowhere: Gender in Transnational Spaces

May 1, 2001

[1] Ursula Biemann’s Been There and Back to Nowhere is about minority women in border zones, the representations made of them in the media, and the efforts of artists working collaboratively with them to construct a different set of images. More specifically, it is about the ways that female bodies... Read more »

Las Comadres: A Feminist Collective Negotiates a New Paradigm for Women at the U.S./Mexico Border

Sept. 1, 1998

[1] In the Spring of 1988 a group of women in the contiguous border cities of San Diego and Tijuana established a collective to which they later gave the name Las Comadres. 1 For three years they met at venues on both sides of the border, exploring its complexity from... Read more »