[New Brunswick, NJ: Mason Gross School of the Fine Arts, Rutgers University, 2007] (?). 1 of 20 copies issued for the artists; each print so marked, with the owner's name. 20 original prints as described below, with protective tissues, plus three printed leaves. All loose ads issued in clamshell box covered in black moiré cloth. Paper: 30.3 x 30.3 cm / 12 x 12 inches; box: 34.8 x 33.2 cm / 13-13/16 x 13-1/4 inches. From the colophon: This portfolio is a historic publication bringing together twenty women artists who created the feminist revolution in art during the early 1970s. Femfolio is the result of a collaboration between the artists and Master Printer John C. Erickson at the Brodsky Center. . . .
This project includes 60 Numbered Impressions, 5 Artists' Proofs, 5 Rutgers Impressions, 3 Printer's Proofs, 20 Artists' Copies, and a BAT [Bon á tirer, “good to print.” The first perfect impression of the work and the one that will be used to judge all other impressions in the edition.]
All of the artists in this collaboration were featured in the exhibition How American Women Artists Invented Postmodernism: 1970-1975; curated by Judith K. Brodsky and Ferris Olin at the Mason Gross School of the Fine Arts Galleries [Rutgers University] December 15, 2005 – January 27, 2006.
Emma Amos. Identity. Digital print with hand lithography.
Eleanor Antin. Dance of Death. Digital print.
Nancy Azara. Broken Leaf. Digital print with pochoir and hand lithography.
Betsy Damon. Blue Hole. Digital print with hand coloring.
Mary Beth Edelson. Goddess Head/Soft. Digital print.
Lauren Ewing. For Magritte. Digital print.
Harmony Hammond. Double Elegy. Digital print with hand lithography.
Joyce Kozloff. Maui: Sugar Plantation. Digital print with hand lithography.
Diane Neumaier. Toccata. Digital print with hand lithography.
Faith Ringgold. Coming to Jones Road: Under a Blood Red Sky #8. Digital print with hand lithography.
Miriam Schapiro. Court Jester. Digital print with hand lithography.
Carolee Schneemann. Evidence. Digital print with hand lithography.
Joan Semmel. Untitled. Digital print.
Sylia Sleigh. Douglas John and Mrs. Smith. Digital print with hand lithography.
Joan Snyder. Angry Women. Digital print with hand lithography.
Nancy Spero. Maypole War. Digital print with hand lithography.
May Stevens. The Band Played On Digital print with hand lithography and gold dusting.
Athena Tacha. Knots. Two-run lithograph.
June Wayne. Zinc, Mon Amour. Digital Print.
Martha Wilson. I Make Up the Image of My Perfection / I Make Up the Image of My Deformity. Digital Print.
The images selected to accompany this description were selected for easiest visibility on a small screen. They are by
Betsy Damon, Lauren Ewing, Faith Ringgold, Carolee Schneemann. Athena Tacha. and Miriam Schapiro. For a complete display of all the prints, please go to moma dot org slash collection and search femfolio. The scans crop the bottom margin of each image by about 7 mm.
As new. Item #100737