Who was viewing these images produced by Zoë Mozert and her colleagues? Many of these works were marketed to military servicemen fighting in World War II, and the pictures adorned both workspaces and the barracks. In this 1943 photograph of a bomber-crew shack, collages of pin-up illustrations and photographs cover almost every available surface, as … Continue reading Who’s looking?
For those of you in the Pittsburgh area, David Saunders will be giving a talk titled "The Secret Life of Women Pulp Artists," Friday, 16 August as part of PulpFest 2019! For more information, see: http://www.pulpfest.com/2019/05/the-secret-life-of-women-pulp-artists/
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
Inspired by the work of Zoë Mozert, a mid-century pin-up artist and model, ZMAS explores questions of artistic practice, image consumption, bodily display, and relationships between artist and model, muse and producer. Balancing a playful spirit of inquiry with rigorous research and critical engagement, ZMAS searches for evidence of the lived experiences of pin-up models … Continue reading Welcome to The Zoë Mozert Appreciation Society (ZMAS)