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OP NERVEUZE VROUWEN: TWEE EEUWEN VROUWEN EN HUN PSYCHIATERS. {Cover title: Nerveuze vrouwen: Twee eeuwen vrouwen en hun psychiaters/Femmes nevrosees: Deux siecles d'histoire entre femmes et leurs psychiatres/Nervous Women: Two Centuries of Women and Their Psychiatrists.} Museum Dr. Guislain, Ghent, 2012. Published by Uitgeverij Lannoo, Tielt. Distributed in the U.S.A. by Antique Collectors' Club, Easthampton. 176 pp. with 163 ills. (119 col.). 27 x 22 cm. ISBN 9789401403788 Trilingual in Dutch, French and English (captions and brief entries in Dutch only).
Examines societal perceptions that women are more susceptible to instability and mental illness than men through a presentation of paintings, drawings, prints and photographs that explore issues related to the ways in which women have traditionally been dealt with by the psychiatric profession, including works produced from the 19th century to the present by such artists as Diane Arbus, Yayoi Kusama, Tracey Emin, Paul McCarthy, Barbara Kruger, Cindy Sherman, Alfons Mucha, Louise Bourgeois, Felicien Rops, Nobuyoshi Araki, Eleanor Antin and Luc Tuymans.
Indexing: Western, International (Western Style) — Several Periods — Several Media
Plans: 73,75
Worldwide Number: 077618
Paperbound Out of Print / No Longer Available.

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