New Geographies of Feminist Art: China, Asia, and the World

From World History to World Art: Reflections on the New Geographies of Feminist Art in Asia

Shu-mei Shih

Shu-mei Shih, Visuality and Identity, 2007.

Historians and literary scholars have struggled with the ideas of world history and world literature, but their efforts have largely run parallel with each other. Taking cue from discussions of world history and world literature, how might we conceive of world art and the place of Asian feminist art within it?  What new geographies are possible when we consider Asian feminist art on the world scale?