The Difference Problem: Art History and the Critical Legacy of 1980s Theoretical Feminism

@article{Mondloch2012TheDP,
  title={The Difference Problem: Art History and the Critical Legacy of 1980s Theoretical Feminism},
  author={Kate Mondloch},
  journal={Art Journal},
  year={2012},
  volume={71},
  pages={18 - 31}
}
Art-historical treatments of art and feminism have flourished in recent years. The proliferation of feminism-themed exhibitions, conferences, journal issues, and anthologies supports the notion that we have entered a period in which feminism itself—and, more specifically, feminism's second wave as it intersects with the first two decades of self-identified feminist art practice in the 1970s and 1980s—can be historicized. 
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