I found the website when I read the horizon report 2010 from the new media consortium in the German issue. As librarian I am interesting in open content projects . It is great to listen to the conversation between Beth and Steven. The website stimulate me to get in contact with art, history . I will refer you website to interested colleagues. Thank you for your well structured website.
I just want to point out, pedantically, that 'Girl with Ball' isn't from a comic strip, it's from an advert for a holiday camp in Pennsylvania - which slightly changes the argument, maybe. (Or maybe not).
Judy Chicago, Dinner Party, 1974-79 was at the height of the feminist movement in art history. This was an important moment in art history because it rejects the traditional art canon. I enjoy the use of semiotics in this work that are used to represent women in western stereotypes and how Chicago uses these signs to reject traditional ideologies.
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A (Smarthistory) Beginner's Guide to the History of Western Culture
Judy Chicago at the Brooklyn Museum
Essay on Post-Modernism from the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Essay comparing Modernism and Post-Modernism by Christopher Witcombe
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