Ladies of the Haggerty

Reading Women Carrie Schneider
Part of the “Reading Women” exhibit. Photo courtesy of the Haggerty Museum of Art.

“Reading Women” by Carrie Schneider is a photographic exhibit that features women studying texts authored by women. Video accompaniment plays in a four-hour loop next to the pieces.

 

 

 

Page Turners
Part of the “Page Turners” exhibit. Photo courtesy of the Haggerty Museum of Art.

“Page Turners” draws from several different art sources, including books and prints
and explores how literate women asserted power and caused controversy from the 16th to 20th centuries
 

 

 

 

Bijinga
Part of the “Bijinga” exhibit. Photo courtesy of the Haggerty Museum of Art.

“Bijinga” showcases Japanese woodblocks that portray diverse and non-traditional (for westerners, at least) concepts of beauty in images of “bijin” or “beautiful women” over time.

 

 

 

 

“Joan of Arc” is an exhibit drawing from a litany of sources to celebrate the 50th

Joan of Arc
Part of the “Joan of Arc” exhibit. Photo courtesy of the Haggerty Museum of Art.

anniversary of the reconstruction of Marquette’s own St. Joan of Arc Chapel. Joan of Arc’s cultural impact in artwork is demonstrated throughout history using multiple styles of painting.

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