Linda Nochlin (1931-2017)

Linda Nochlin was a feminist art historian and writer best known for her 1971 essay "Why Have There Been No Great Women Artists?". She received a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1984 and was a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the American Philosophical Society. She taught at NYU's Institute of Fine Arts. Her books include The Body in Pieces: The Fragment as a Metaphor of Modernity; Bathers, Bodies, Beauty: The Visceral Eye; Women in the 19th Century: Categories and Contradictions; Representing Women; and The Politics Of Vision: Essays On Nineteenth Century Art and Society.


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