Rozsika Parker

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Rozsika Parker (27 December 1945 – 5 November 2010) was a British psychotherapist, art historian and writer and a feminist.

Biography[edit]

Parker was born in London and spent her early years in Oxford, studying at the Wychwood School.

Between the years 1966-1969 she studied for a degree in the history of European art at the Courtauld Institute in London. in 1972 she joined the feminist magazine Spare Rib. She and Griselda Pollock then went on to found a feminist group, The Feminist Art History Collective.

In the 1980s Parker had two children with the Jungian analyst Andrew Samuels, a boy and a girl.

Parker died in 2010, aged 64, of cancer.

Books[edit]

  • The Subversive Stitch: Embroidery and the Making of the Feminine
  • The Anxious Gardener
  • Framing Feminism: Art and the Women's Movement 1970-1985 (1987)
  • Mother Love, Mother Hate: The Power of Maternal Ambivalence (1996)
  • The Subversive Stitch: Embroidery and the Making of the Feminine (1989)
  • Old Mistresses: Women, Art and Ideology, with Griselda Pollock(1981)
  • Torn in Two: Experience of Maternal Ambivalence (1995)

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