Edited by Cornelia Butler and Lisa Gabrielle Mark: Wack! : Art and the Feminist Revolution (Hardcover). Published by MIT Press for The Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles, 2007. Large heavy hardcover with dustjacket. 512 pages, richly illustrated. Dustjacket sunned (Martha Rosler cover). Overall a well preserved clean copy. Most sought after!
“WACK!: Art and the Feminist Revolution was an exhibition of international women’s art presented at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles from March 4–July 16, 2007. It later traveled to PS1 Contemporary Art Center, where it was on view February 17–May 12, 2008. The exhibition featured works from 120 artists and artists’ groups from around the world. The 2007 exhibition catalogue WACK!: Art and the Feminist Revolution documents this first major retrospective of art and the feminist revolution. Edited by Cornelia Butler and Lisa Gabrielle Mark, it has essays by Butler, Judith Russi Kirshner, Catherine Lord, Marsha Meskimmon, Richard Meyer, Helen Molesworth, Peggy Phelan, Nelly Richard, Valerie Smith, Abigail Solomon-Godeau, and Jenni Sorkin. WACK! surveyed work by more than 120 artists in a wide variety of media, arranged by themes including Abstraction, “Autophotography,” Body as Medium, Family Stories, Gender Performance, Knowledge as Power, Making Art History, and others. Magdalena Abakanowicz (1930–2017), Polish sculptor and fiber artist, Marina Abramović (born 1946), Serbian and former Yugoslavian performance artist, Chantal Akerman (1950–2015), Belgian film director and artist, Louise Bourgeois (1911–2010), French-American artist and sculptor, Lygia Clark (1920–1988), Brazilian artist, Tee Corinne (1943–2006), American artist, Niki de Saint Phalle (1030–2002), Jean Tinguely (1925–1991), and Per Olof Ultvedt, Kirsten Dufour (born 1941), Danish artist, VALIE EXPORT (born 1940), Austrian artist, Isa Genzken (born 1948), German artist, Eva Hesse (1936–1970), Jewish German-born American sculptor, Susan Hiller (1940–2019), American artist, Joan Jonas (born 1936), American video and performance artist, Kirsten Justesen (born 1943), Danish artist, Yayoi Kusama (born 1929), Japanese artist and writerMaria Lassnig (1919–2014), Austrian artist, Lesbian Art Project (1977–1979), participatory art movement in Los Angeles, Lee Lozano (1930–1999), American artist, Ana Mendieta (1948–1985), Cuban American performance artist, sculptor, painter and video artist, Annette Messager (born 1943), French visual artist, Pauline Oliveros (1932–2016), American composer, Yoko Ono (born 1933), Japanese , ORLAN (born 1947), French artist, Yvonne Rainer (born 1934), American dancer, choreographer, and filmmaker, Ursula Reuter Christiansen (born 1943), German-Danish filmmaker and painter, Lis Rhodes (born 1942), British artist, Martha Rosler (born 1943), American artist, Carolee Schneemann (1939–2019), American artist, Katharina Sieverding (born 1944),Valerie Solanas (1936–1988), American writer, Cosey Fanni Tutti (born 1951), English performance artist, “Where We At” Black Women Artists,
Colette Whiten (born 1945), sculpture, installation and performance artist, Hannah Wilke (1940–1993), American artist among others.