Resist: be modern (again)

Maude-Roxby, Alice ORCID logoORCID: and Seibold, Stefanie (2019) Resist: be modern (again). [Exhibition Catalogue]


Curated by artists and researchers Alice Maude-Roxby and Stefanie Seibold, Resist: be modern (again) explores the practices of women artists of the 1920s and 30s. The project looks back in particular at revolutionary art, design, performative and written practices via the lens of contemporary art, theory and design practitioners, highlighting the importance and influence of these long-lost early avant-garde practices into the present. It is part of a larger research project highlighting the contributions to modernism of women in general and non-heterosexual women in particular.

Contributions by artists: Becky Beasley, Madeleine Bernstorff, Tessa Boffin, Ricarda Denzer, Andrea Geyer, Moira Hille, Alice Maude-Roxby, Nick Mauss, Ursula Mayer, Falke Pisano, Ingrid Pollard, Tanoa Sasraku-Ansah, Katie Schwab, Stefanie Seibold, Megan Francis Sullivan, S. Louisa Wei, Riet Wijnen, Gillian Wylde and curator Beatriz Herráez. The exhibition Resist: be modern (again) includes installations of archival materials, contemporary artists’ works and writings relating to the early practices of Alice Austen, Berenice Abbott and Elizabeth McCausland, Natalie Clifford Barney, Phyllis Barron and Dorothy Larcher, Sonia Delaunay, H.D. (Hilda Doolittle), Rose Dugan and Vera von Blumenthal, Esther Eng, Elizabeth Eyre de Lanux and Evelyn Wyld, Baroness Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven, Therese Giehse, Eileen Gray, Lotte Goslar, Barbara Ker-Seymer, The Little Review, Jane Heap and Margaret Anderson, Erika Mann, Maria Martinez, Enid Marx, Marlow Moss,Charlotte Perriand, Lilly Reich, Annemarie Schwarzenbach, Ada ‘Bricktop’ Smith, Florine Stettheimer, Renée Vivien, A’Lelia Walker, Marguerite Wildenhain and Virginia Woolf. Essays by Madeleine Bernstorff, Laura Cottingham, Bridget Elliott, Sian Norris, Gemma Romain, T.L. Cowan & Jasmine Rault and Shane Vogel.

Item Type: Exhibition Catalogue
Additional Information: ISBN: 9781912431083
Research Areas: A. > School of Art and Design > Visual Arts > CREATE/Feminisms cluster
Item ID: 28559
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Depositing User: Alice Maude-Roxby
Date Deposited: 09 Dec 2019 09:44
Last Modified: 28 Oct 2020 01:05

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