Bard Graduate Center Library is proud to display books from our collection that celebrate Women’s History Month. We hope you enjoy these selections about women in the arts and history!

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The following is a list of books currently on display for the month of March 2017:

The corset : a cultural history / by Valerie Steele GT2075. S74 2001

The dinner party : a symbol of our heritage / written and illustrated by Judy Chicago NK4605. C45 1979

Doin’ it in public: feminism and art at the Woman’s Building / curators, Meg Linton and Sue Maberry ; [editors, Meg Linton, Sue Maberry, and Elizabeth Pulsinelli ; design, Susan Silton] NX180. F4 D6 2011

Eva Zeisel : life, design, and beauty / edited by Pat Kirkham ; executive direction by Pat Moore ; concept and design direction by Pirco Wolfframm ; photographs by Brent Brolin NK1535.Z45 A4 2013

Fear of the dark : ‘race’, gender, and sexuality in the cinema / Lola Young PN1995.9.N4 Y68 1996

The female gaze : women artists making their world / edited by Robert Cozzolino with contributions by Glenn Adamson, Linda Lee Alter, Diane Burko, Anna C. Chave, Robert Cozzolino, Anna Havemann, Joanna Gardner-Huggett, Melanie Anne Herzog, Janine Mileaf, Mey-Yen Moriuchi, Jodi Throckmorton, Michele Wallace N8354. P46 2012

The Gendered object / edited by Pat Kirkham BF692.2 .G466 1996

The great mother : women, maternity, and power in art and visual culture, 1900-2015 / an exhitibition curated by Massimiliano Gioni ; edited by Massimiliano Gioni and Roberta Tenconi N7630 .G74 2015

Hair! : das Haar in der Kunst : Meisterwerke aus der Sammlung Ludwig von der Antike bis Warhol, von Tilman Riemenschneider bis Cindy Sherman / herausgegeben von Christine Vogt ; [Autorinnen und Autoren: Meike Allekotte … [et al.]] NX650.H34 H35 2013

Harem : the world behind the veil / Alev Lytle Croutier HQ1170 .C84 1989

A history of the breast / Marilyn Yalom GT498.B74 Y35 1997

Idols of perversity : fantasies of feminine evil in fin-de-siècle culture / Bram Dijkstra NX652 .W6D55 1986

In the courts of religious ladies : art, vision, and pleasure in Italian Renaissance convents / Giancarla Periti N6915 .P47 2016

Isabel Toledo : fashion from the inside out / Valerie Steele and Patricia Mears TT505.T62 S74 2009

The Lonely mirror : Italian perspectives on feminist theory / edited by Sandra Kemp and Paola Bono HQ1190 .L66 1993

Madame Grès : la couture à l’œuvre / [commissariat général, Olivier Saillard ; commissariat scientifique, Sylvie Lécallier, Laurent Cotta] TT502 .M35 2011

Me Jane : masculinity, movies, and women / edited by Pat Kirkham and Janet Thumim PN1995.9.M46 M35 1995

Oedipus and the Devil : witchcraft, sexuality, and religion in early modern Europe / Lyndal Roper HQ1075.5.E85 R66 1994

Orazio and Artemisia Gentileschi / Keith Christiansen, Judith W. Mann ND623.G366 A4 2001

Pin-up grrrls : feminism, sexuality, popular culture / Maria Elena Buszek N7630 .B87 2006

Re-framing representations of women : figuring, fashioning, portraiting, and telling in the ‘Picturing’ Women Project / edited by Susan Shifrin NX652.W6 R44 2008

Red velvet seat : women’s writings on the first fifty years of cinema / edited by Antonia Lant, with Ingrid Periz PN1995.9.W6 R43 2006

Schiaparelli & Prada : impossible conversations / Andrew Bolton and Harold Koda ; introduction by Judith Thurman TT505.S3 K63 2012

The spectacle of women : imagery of the suffrage campaign, 1907-14 / Lisa Tickner JN979 .T53 1988

The spectacular modern woman : feminine visibility in the 1920s / Liz Conor P94.5.W65 .C677 2004

Suffragettes to she-devils : women’s liberation and beyond / Liz McQuiston ; foreword by Germaine Greer N72 .F45M35 1997

Vampirettes, wretches, and amazons : western representations of East European women / edited by Valentina Glajar and Domnica Radulescu HQ1590.7 .V36 2004

Veil : modesty, privacy and resistance / Fadwa El Guindi GT2112 .E43 1999

Visualizing women in the Middle Ages : sight, spectacle, and scopic economy / Madeline H. Caviness N7630 .C36 2001

Well-behaved women seldom make history / by Laurel Thatcher Ulrich HQ1121 .U517 2007

Women in Iran from 1800 to the Islamic Republic / edited by Lois Beck and Guity Nashat HQ1735.2 .W655 2004