Unformatted text preview: were needed for “spritual, and often physical survival”. Femmage is a decorative art that is a collage of these pieces of female life, public and private. An example of femmage art would be Personal Appearance #3 by Mariam Shapiro. This piece uses acrylic and fabric to form a collage. The work is done with overlaying of rectangular pieces of fabric and abstract shapes placed all over the canvas. The fabrics used are those normally associated with women’s craftswork to emphasize the importance of distinguishing this form of art from one done by a male....
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- Spring '07
- Femmage, traditionally female activities