Home Sweet Home: A Feminist Look at Nellie Mae Rowe

THU, MAR 11, 2010 (1:28:40)

Nellie Mae Rowe’s art overflows with images of house and home – a giant teapot, her favorite rocking chair, bright quilts, and patterned surfaces. Professor Cohen examines Rowe’s distinctive expressions of a woman’s space and a woman’s life within the context of 20th century feminist theory.

+ BIO: Joyce Cohen

Dr. Joyce Cohen has taught art history at Simmons College in Boston, for over twenty-four years. She teaches subjects like Contemporary Art and Women in Art, which focuses on woman as artist through the ages. She has a great interest in self-taught artist, for she serves as an advisor for the Foundation of Self-Taught Artist, in Philadelphia.

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