Collection includes: information relating to exhibitions, individual artists, networks, calendars and catalogues. Women Artists Slide Library catalogue 'Women and Humour', 1987; 'Famous Women Eating Breakfast' catalogue edited by Susan Catherine. Women cartoonists include: Julie Hollings, Wendy Holden, Maggie Ling, Lee Kennedy, Wendy Eastwood and Sally Artz.
Women Cartoonists Collection
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- ReferenceGB 1086 Women Cartoonists
- Dates of Creation1990s
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 box
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The Women's Art Library (also known as MAKE) was originally set up as the Women Artists slide Library in London in the late 1970s. This initiative from feminist artists' developed into an arts organisation publishing catalogues, books and a magazine from 1983-2002. During this time women artists deposited unique documentation on their work and created personal files that functioned together as an alternative public space. Thousands of artists from around the world are represented in some form in this collection. In 2004 the collection became part of Goldsmiths Library Special Collections. At Goldsmiths The Women's Art Library (MAKE) continued to collect slides, artist statements, exhibition ephemera, catalogues, and press material in addition to audio and videotapes, photographs and CD-Roms. As at 2009 they continued to welcome donations from women artists to help develop this collection.
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Description by Althea Greenan, MAKE 2002. Submitted to the Archives Hub as part of Genesis 2009 Project.