Confronting the Unconfortable : Questioning Truth and Power

Law, Mary E.. Confronting the Unconfortable : Questioning Truth and Power. New Haven, CT: Yale University Art Gallery, 1989.

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Abstract (English)

Law's essay describes an exhibition consisting of traditional and conceptual photo-based works. Her interpretation focuses on issues of gender, emphasizing how ideology is constructed in and through visual representations. Her analysis incorporates Lacanian psychoanalytical theory. Gramsci's post-Marxist critique of political hegemony,and Foucault's structural analysis of cultural institution. Circa 33 bibl. ref.

Types: Catalogues > Exhibition catalogues
All Contributors: Law, Mary E. (Curator); Law, Mary E. (Author)
Dossier: 360 - YALE UNIVERSITY ART GALLERY (New Haven, CT)
Collation: 36 p. : 18 ill. ; 28 x 21 cm
ISBN: 0894670522
Language of Publication: English
Publishers: New Haven, CT: Yale University Art Gallery
Artists: Barney, Tina; Bullock, Wynn; Wise, Kelly; Boubat, Édouard; Simmons, Laurie; Frank, Robert; Evans, Walker; Sherman, Cindy; Hatch, Connie; Winogrand, Garry; Steichen, Edward; Ross, Alan; Weston, Cole; Welpott, Jack; Dater, Judy; Truax, Karen; Doisneau, Robert; Lawler, Louise; Kruger, Barbara; Burgin, Victor; Baronio, Joyce; Levine, Sherrie; BRASSAI (Gyula Halasz); Cunningham, Imogene
Critics / Curators / Historians: Law, Mary E.
Art Organizations: Exhibition Centres > United States > Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, CT)
Event Statement: Exhibition dates: 2 Sept. - 22 Oct. 1989, Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven).
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Date Deposited: 16 Aug 1994
Last Modified: 25 Oct 2012 13:44
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