Journal articles, newspaper clippings,
dissertations, bibliographies, correspondence, flyers, slides and photographs
collected by art scholar Sarah Stifler who researched the materials for her
Slippery When Wet: Visibility Politics and Lesbian
Art in Los Angeles from 1970 to the Present
(2002). The bulk of the
materials are photocopies, and the content documents significant people and
organizations in the development of lesbian and feminist art, including the Los
Angeles Woman's Building, the Feminist Art Program at the California Institute
of the Arts, the Feminist Studio Workshop and the Great American Lesbian Art
Sarah Stifler is a scholar of art history with particular interests in
contemporary art, gender and sexuality. In 1994, she received her Bachelor's
degree in Art History at the University of Colorado at Boulder, and in 2000,
she received her Master's degree in Art History at the University of Southern
California (USC.) From 1997 to 2002, she pursued a Doctorate degree at USC,
where she concentrated on lesbian and feminist art in Los Angeles from the
1970s to 2000.
7 archive cartons.
2.8 linear feet.
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