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By Jacki Willson

ISBN-10: 1780762836

ISBN-13: 9781780762838

ISBN-10: 1780762844

ISBN-13: 9781780762845

Being stunning explores the ways that extravagance, flamboyance and dressing up can open up probabilities for ladies to mess around anarchically with general stereotypical tropes of femininity. this is often protest via play – a fulfilling misbehaviour that displays a feminism for the twenty-first century. Jacki Willson discusses how, even if via pastiche, parody, or natural excitement, artists, artistes and certainly the spectators themselves can function in way over the restrictive photos which saturate our visible tradition. via touching on a large spectrum of examples, together with Sofia Coppola’s Marie Antoinette, Matthew Barney, Dr Sketchy’s, Audacity Chutzpah, Burly Q and Carnesky’s Ghost educate, Being wonderful demonstrates how modern woman performers embrace, critique and carefully get pleasure from their very own illustration through inappropriately re-appropriating femininity.

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