Play With Me: Dolls, Women and Art

Play With Me: Dolls, Women and Art
Library Shelf Location 06.DOLL
Publication Date 2017

Artists are increasingly using doll-like human effigies to explore politics and gender in contemporary culture, ranging from radical statement to sophisticated critique. Play with Me showcases this appeal of animating the inanimate as well as the multifarious and fascinating ideas that dolls bring to life – from the way female forms have been objectified to the way dolls generate ethical and political debate to the way they represent the self. Unlike sculptures, dolls offer a living and open construct of the human figure. And artists are reacting to this human form in a manner thatʼs never been seen before, constituting an exciting new direction in contemporary art.

ISBN 9781786270825
Quantity 1
Pages 192
Author Grace Banks
Format Softcover
Publisher Laurence King Publishing Ltd, London
Category Art by Subject
Keywords Dolls, Women, Feminism
Language English

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