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Title Picturing the modern amazon / edited by Joanna Frueh, Laurie Fierstein, and Judith Stein.

Imprint New York : Rizzoli, 2000.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Oversize Stacks  646.75082 P589    ---  Available
Description 176 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 31 cm.
Series New Museum books
Note Exhibition held at the New Museum of Contemporary Art, March 30-July 2, 2000.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Body artist / Irving Lavin -- Notes on contemporary art images / Judith Stein, Laurie Fierstein, and Joanna Frueh -- Modern amazon / Laurie Fierstein -- Object lessons / Judith Stein -- Real nude / Joanna Frueh -- Bring on the amazons : an evolutionary history / Jan Todd -- Women's bodybuilding : a contemporary history / Steve Wennerstrom -- Ghettos of obscurity : individual sovereignty and the struggle for recognition in female bodybuilding / Leslie Heywood -- Toward a new aesthetics of body for the modern woman / Al Thomas -- Dream girl / Michael Cunningham -- Hardcore : the radical self-portraiture of black female bodybuilders / Carla Williams -- My muscles, myself : selected autobiographical writings / Nathalie Gassel -- Female muscularity and the comics / Maxine Sheets-Johnstone -- Comments on the comics / Laurie Fierstein and Joanna Frueh -- Interviews with women bodybuilders : Pudgy Stockton, Bev Francis, Lenda Murray, Andrulla Blanchette, Rene Toney / Joanna Frueh -- Amazons in fiction : a bibliography / Pierre Samuel.
Subject Women bodybuilders -- Exhibitions.
Women bodybuilders -- Pictorial works -- Exhibitions.
Women -- Pictorial works -- Exhibitions.
Women in art -- Exhibitions.
Added Author Frueh, Joanna.
Fierstein, Laurie.
Stein, Judith E.
New Museum of Contemporary Art (New York, N.Y.)
ISBN 0847822478

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