The Obstacle Race

The Obstacle Race

The Fortunes of Women Painters and Their Work

Book - 1979
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"If men and women are equally capable of genius, why have there been no female artists of the stature of Leonardo, Titian or Poussin? In seeking to answer this question, Germaine Greer introduces us to major but underestimated figures in the history of Western painting--Angelica Kauffmann, Natalia Goncharova, Suzanne Valadon, Berthe Morisot, Kathe Kollwitz--and produces a brilliantly incisive and richly illustrated study. She explains the obstacles as both external and surmountable and internal and insurmountable in the race for achievement"--Publisher's description.
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1979
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780374224127
Branch Call Number: 759 G859o
Characteristics: 373 pages, 16 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm


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Jan 15, 2010

See Germaine Greer at the Stratford Shakespeare Festival on Sun. Aug. 15, 2010. Part of the Celebrated Writers Series.


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