Jo Applin: Nochlin’s Question, 4 November 2021
Show More Women Artists: The Linda Nochlin Reader edited by Maura Reilly.
Thames and Hudson, 472 pp., £28, March 2020, 978 0 500 29555 7Show More
Why Have There Been No Great Women Artists? by Linda Nochlin.
Thames and Hudson, 111 pp., £9.99, January, 978 0 500 02384 6Show More
“... identity, ageing, class, work and motherhood. In her 1988 essay on Morisot’s The Wet Nurse and Julie (1879), Nochlin weaves together these last three to great effect. The painting is extraordinary, she argues, because the chief subject is not, as first appears, an intimate scene of a mother and child – stock in trade for women Impressionists – but a ...”