CFP: Producing and Consuming the Image of the Female Artist – CAA 2020

We invite proposals for a special session at the upcoming College Art Association conference (Chicago, 12-15 February 2020). Artists and art historians are welcome to contribute, with no restrictions as to geographical range or temporal spans. PRODUCING AND CONSUMING THE IMAGE OF THE FEMALE ARTIST Judith Leyster, Self-Portrait, ca. 1630 (National Gallery of Art); Zoë … Continue reading CFP: Producing and Consuming the Image of the Female Artist – CAA 2020

Our banner image: Zoë with “Red Dog Rosie”

Zoë Mozert with "Red Dog Rosie," ca. 1959 The photograph you see across the top of the ZMAS website is one we love, showing Zoë Mozert with one of her paintings sometime in 1959. The photograph was probably taken in Mozert's studio, given the paint-splattered linoleum floor, and Zoë is likely wearing what she actually … Continue reading Our banner image: Zoë with “Red Dog Rosie”

What I First Saw When I Saw Zoe’s Paintings

When Ellery told me about the work of Zoë Mozert, my engagement with the images, was less of a sense of: why would a woman become engaged with making images that feature herself in scantily clad ways, because this is something I have done. Rather, I’ve been fascinated by the showwomanship and publicity myth-making of … Continue reading What I First Saw When I Saw Zoe’s Paintings