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    Oral history interview with Ben Shahn, 1968 September 27
    (Smithsonian Archives of American Art, 2004) Shahn, Ben; Selvig, Forrest
    "This interview is part of the Archives' Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and others." Click on the icon below to access the document.
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    Miriam Schapiro
    (Jewish Women's Archive, 1999-12-31) Salus, Carol
    An article on the life, work and influence of Miriam Schapiro, one of the "foremost pioneers in the feminist art movement in the United States."
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    Miriam Schapiro
    (, 2017-01-17) The Art Story Contributors
    Miriam Schapiro was a major figure in the feminist art movement. An activist advocating for equal respect and recognition for women artists, she incorporated into her art the crafts and domestic creations, that were typically dismissed as women's work. She collaborated with Judy Chicago on the Feminist Art Project and the collaborative feminist art space, Womanhouse. Click on the link above for an overview of the trajectory of Schapiro's art, as well as biographical information. Click on the first link below to see an entry on Judy Chicago. For another discussion of the life, work, philosophy and significance of Miriam Schapiro, click on the second link below.
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    Annie Leibovitz, the Un-Fashion Photographer
    (The New York Times, 2021-11-04) Morrisroe, Patricia
    "'Fashion wasn’t anything I wanted to be involved with,' she [Annie Leibovitz] says. Yet the visually arresting images in “Wonderland,” her new book and collection, may be her strongest work." Click on the link above to read the article. Click on the URLs below for other entries for Annie Leibovitz.
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    Judy Chicago’s Jewish Identity
    (Lilith, 2001-03-15) Schneider, Susan Weidman
    A brief review of the exhibit, “Judy Chicago: Jewish Identity,” on view at the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion Museum in New York in 2007.