A colourful atlas of artistic practice
A Review of: Karoline Majewska-Güde, Ewa Partum’s Artistic Practice: An Atlas of Continuity in Different Locations, Bielefeld: transcript, 2021. 336 pp. ISBN 978-3-8376-5524-7.
This critical monograph on the Polish-born conceptual and feminist artist Ewa Partum (1946 – ) written by the researcher, curator, and art critic Karolina Majewska-Güde, is an extensive exploration of Partum’s practice. The book critically analyses and evaluates her writings as well her artworks and approaches her work in different contexts and the different conditions she worked under. Ewa Partum was a pioneer of feminist art in central Europe and also the leading female exponent of conceptual art.
Ewa Partum; post-war neo-avant-garde; horizontal art history; east central Europe; feminist art; conceptual art; social art institutional critique; Adres Gallery; public space; performance
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