Heresies: A Feminist Publication On Art and Politics. Issue 11. Making Room: Women and Architecture
New York: Heresies Collective, Inc., 1981. Quarto, publisher's stiff illustrated paper wraps.
Issue 11 of pioneering radical feminist periodical Heresies. Running from 1977 to 1993, the quarterly magazine was a concerted effort by New York-based Heresies collective, a group of self-identified feminist artists that set about to respond to a dearth of feminist critique and examination of art in mainstream media. Alongside groundlevel action and political praxis, the initiative is best known for overseeing the now legendary journal, which featured the work of several prominent feminist artists over the course of publication including founding members Mary Beth Edelson, Joyce Kozloff, and Pat Steir. For each individual issue, the "Mother Collective" decided upon a topic and assembled an issue-specific group of artists to design the journal while also publishing work by contributors they believed best-suited to the subject at hand. Subtitled "Making Room: Women & Architecture," this issue (vol. 3, no.3, issue 11) comprises texts, artwork, and other materials related to the history of feminism and architecture, including work by Noel Phyllis Birkby, Susana Torre, Dolores Hayden, Jane C. McGroarty, and others. Extensively illustrated with black-and-white photos, artwork, and reproductions; with a list of resources. Toning to spine and edges of wraps. Near fine. Item #6721