January - May 2002
Whitney Chadwick is professor of Art at San Francisco State University. She is the author of several texts considered foundational by feminist art history, including Women, Art and Society (1990) and Women Artists and the Surrealist Movement (1985). She also wrote an art-historical crime novel, Framed (1998), which earned her acclaim beyond academic circles. At the Clark, Chadwick pursued her study of the relationship between women and modernism in Paris between 1910 and 1930, integrating emerging depictions of the modern female body in popular culture with its representation by both male and female artists.