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Feminist Art Topics
Artworks on 30 Topics

30. Memorials/Monuments

29. Questioning Nationalism

28. Relationships/Between You and Me

27. Confronting Racism

26. War/Conflict

25. Migration

24. Maps, Borders and Cultural geography

23. Land/Landscape

22. Ecology/Ecofeminism

21. Rooms

20. A House

19. Rape/Violence against women

18. Images of/about women from history

17. Women at Work

16. Cleaning/Maintenance Work

15. Food/Cooking

14. Artists' Parents/Grandparents

13. Marriage/Weddings

12. Masquerade/Mask

11. Mannequin/Puppet/Automaton/Cyborg

10. A/The Dress

9. Nude/Naked

8. Ecstatic Bodies

7. Old Age

6. Motherhood/Mothers/Child-rearing

5. Conception/Pregnancy/Childbirth

4. Menstruation/Abortion

3. Girls

2. Images of the phallus

1. Core imagery, vaginas and vulvas

Artworks by women artists on 30 topics
related to Feminism and Contemporary Art

Introduction

About this topic: Memorials/Monuments

This category features some large scale public art works by women artists, monuments to different histories and cultures. Acts of remembrance and war memorials are included, but so are counter-histories and attempts to construct alternative monuments.

  1. Vera Mukhina (Russia) Rabochiy i Kolkhoznitsa (Worker and Kolkhoz Woman) (1937) 24.5 m high (78 ft)     Moscow, Museum and Exhibition Center ‘Worker and Kolkhoz Woman’ 


  2.  Chryssa (USA, France) The Gates to Time Square (1966) welded stainless steel, neon, and Plexiglas 120 x 120 x 120 inches (304.8 x 304.8 x 304.8 cm  Albright Knox Art Gallery  


  3. Judith Baca (USA) The Great Wall of Los Angeles  (1974 - 1979) extremely large mural project, Los Angeles (ongoing development) 2,400 ft long     


  4. Maya Lin (Vietnam, USA) Vietnam Veterans Memorial (1983) black granite public sculpture, Washington 1.150 metres     


  5. Athena Tacha (USA) Massacre Memorial (1984) photos/texts, sandblasted onto stepped or labrynthine monuments      


  6. Kristina Aono (USA) Issei, Nisei, Sansei (1990) site-specific multi-media installation, Washinton Project for the Arts, Washington, reflects experience of internment camps in America for Japanese families during 2WW      


  7. Sheila Levrant de Brettville (USA) Biddy Mason - Time and Place (1991) public artwork, sculpted timeline on a wall with inserted photos and text, Los Angeles 8 x 8 x 2 ft     


  8. Ana Lupas (Romania) Humid (1991) large-scale temporary installation, cloth structure in University Square, Bucharest. This is the second in the series, the first one was produced in a field nr. Cluj with white cloths hanging on laundry lines (1970)      


  9. Janet Laurence and Fiona Foley (Australia) Edge of the Trees (1995) public sculpture, sandstone, wood, steel, oxides, shells, honey, bones, zinc, glass, sound, 29 pillars     Museum of Sydney on the site of first Government House, Sydney Australia 


  10. Kim Soo-ja (Korea, USA) Sewing into Walking: Dedicated to the Victims of Kwangju (1995) fabric installation      


  11. Rebecca Horn (Germany) Concert for Buchenwald (1999) multimedia installation, Schloss Ettersburg      


  12. Rachel Whiteread (Austria, UK) Nameless Library  (2000) Holocaust Monument, Judenplatz, Vienna, concrete cast of building   see research paper by Rachel Carley  


  13. Doris Salcedo (Columbia) Noviembre 6 y 7 (2000) Installation of chairs and ropes at Palace of Justice, Bogotá, Colombia      


  14. Sanja Ivekovic (Croatia) Rosa, Lady of Luxembourg (2001) temporary tower built in Luxembourg      


  15. Mimosa Pale (Finland, Germany) Mobile Female Monument (2007) performance, pulling giant silicone model of female genitalia, audience could also lie inside