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Contouring: women, walking and art

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posted on 21.07.2020, 09:57 authored by Alison Lloyd
This practice-led thesis on women, walking and art combines a critical, analytical discussion of women artists of the 1960s, 70s and early 80s with a reflective evaluation of the emergence of walkingin my art practice. It was driven initially by my experience as an art practitioner and recreational hill walker, and from art literature which foregrounds historical walking practices, largely within the field of postmodern sculpture. My primary research question asks, ‘How have women artists used walking as artistic methods and processes?’ This enabled me to develop a case study in which I discuss walking as an unacknowledged aspect of work by Marie Yates, Michelle Stuart and Nancy Holt, whose work is usually situated within the Conceptual art movement. [Continues.]

Funding

Loughborough University, School of Art, English and Drama

History

School

  • The Arts, English and Drama

Department

  • Arts

Publisher

Loughborough University

Rights holder

© Alison Lloyd

Publication date

2019

Notes

A doctoral thesis. Submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the award of Doctor of Philosophy of Loughborough University.

Language

en

Supervisor(s)

Marion Arnold ; Mary White

Qualification name

PhD

Qualification level

Doctoral

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