Rachel Epp Buller Public Lecture: Breasts, Baby Bumps, and Beyond: Maternal Bodies in Art History

April 28, 2021

Guest lecture with art historian and artist as part of No Man’s Land: The Female Figure in Women Artists Work

Dr. Rachel Epp Buller, internationally recognized art historian, will deliver a free public lecture titled Breasts, Baby Bumps, and Beyond: Maternal Bodies in Art History. Dr. Buller is a feminist, art historian, printmaker, book artist, professor, and mother of three. Her artistic, written, and curatorial work addresses these intersections, focusing on the maternal body and feminist care in contemporary art context. Her most recent book is Inappropriate Bodies: Art, Design, and Maternity (Demeter Press). Other books by Epp Buller include Reconciling Art and Mothering (Ashgate Publishing), Mothering Mennonite (Demeter Press), and Alice Lex-Nerlinger: Fotomonteurin und Malerin / Photomontage Artist and Painter (Lukas Verlag), the product of a Fulbright Fellowship to Berlin. She is a board member of the National Women’s Caucus for Art, a regional coordinator of the international Feminist Art Project, and Associate Professor of Visual Art and Design at Bethel College in North Newton, Kansas. This lecture is presented in conjunction with No Man’s Land: The Female Figure in Women Artists Work, an exhibition curated by Hendrix senior and WMA Museum Associate Rebecca Jolley, on view April 16 through May 15, 2021. For a link to join this virtual program, e-mail windgatemuseum@hendrix.edu.

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