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White2 : the development of modernism in Australia (1850-1930) and the significant contribution made by women through domestic decoration and design

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Broad, E (2000) White2 : the development of modernism in Australia (1850-1930) and the significant contribution made by women through domestic decoration and design. Research Master thesis, University of Tasmania.

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Abstract

My research addresses the development of Modernism in Australia within the
period c.1850 - 1930. The project focuses on the contribution made to this
development by women through domestic decoration; and investigates the creative
input of domestic needlework.
The research examines historical issues which were paramount to the emergence of
Modernism led by women; defines those issues as they relate to Australian women
artists; and discusses this Australian version of Modernism against a backdrop of
European Modernism.
The visual component of my work explores through the medium of textile the irony
of the relationship between yesterday's handmade needlework ethos and
contemporary textile design and machine manufacturing processes.

Item Type: Thesis (Research Master)
Keywords: Handicraft, Women artists, Modernism (Art)
Copyright Holders: The Author
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Copyright 2000 the author - The University is continuing to endeavour to trace the copyright owner(s) and in the meantime this item has been reproduced here in good faith. We would be pleased to hear from the copyright owner(s).

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Thesis (M.F.A.)--University of Tasmania, 2001. Includes bibliographical references

Date Deposited: 25 Nov 2014 00:50
Last Modified: 05 Sep 2016 01:50
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