Jo Applin

Jo Applin teaches at the Courtauld.

I hope it hurt: Nochlin’s Question

Jo Applin, 4 November 2021

‘Feminist art history is there to make trouble,’ Linda Nochlin once wrote. The hagiographic preservation of a debate about ‘greatness’ now fifty years old seems an odd way of doing justice to those troublemaking tendencies. Perhaps the real question is whether we still need to hold onto Nochlin’s question at all.

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