In Science, Technology and Utopias: Women Artists and Cold War America (Routledge, 2017) Christine Filippone examines the use of science and technology by women artists during and just after the women’s movement. She considers the way that Alice Aycock, Agnes Denes, Martha Rosler and Carolee Schneemann used science and technology to critique Cold War American society.
Christopher Reed’s Bachelor Japanists: Japanese Aesthetics and Western Masculinities (Columbia University Press, 2016) is a study of just how queer Western knowledge of Japanese was over the century from the 1860s to the 1960s. Chapters focus on collectors in late 19th-century Paris, museums in the turn-of-the-century Boston, and circle of artists around Mark Tobey in mid-century Seattle. And yes, some of the "bachelors" are women!
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