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Art history student. Fool for love.
slippyslop:

“If a woman was serious about her art, people said, she should remain single, even though, in those postwar years, a woman’s whole happiness and success were equated with idealized marriage, child rearing, and domesticity. How were such attitudes internalized and self-negotiated? In Joan’s case, with denial, defiance, and a certain bewilderment.”
— Patricia Albers, on Joan Mitchell

slippyslop:

If a woman was serious about her art, people said, she should remain single, even though, in those postwar years, a woman’s whole happiness and success were equated with idealized marriage, child rearing, and domesticity. How were such attitudes internalized and self-negotiated? In Joan’s case, with denial, defiance, and a certain bewilderment.

— Patricia Albers, on Joan Mitchell

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