The disabled body is often misunderstood, however many disabled artists have challenged traditional views. Pursuing the agenda of disability studies, this book examines western art history through a new lens and draws parallels to sexism, racism, classism, and heterosexism/homophobia. Millett-Gallant visually analyzes images of the body in visual culture - from painting, sculpture, photography, and performance art to medical displays to the nineteenth- and twentieth-century freak show - placing the work of disabled and non-disabled artists in critical dialogue.
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Published September 10, 2010
by Palgrave Macmillan.
Other, Political & Social Sciences, Education & Reference, Arts & Photography, History, Humor & Entertainment.