Latimer, Tirza True – Art Books, Monographs and Biographies

Latimer, Tirza True

Seeing Gertrude Stein: Five Stories
an exhibition companion book by Tirza True Latimer and Wanda Corn
(University of California Press, 2011)

Women Together/Women Apart – Portraits of Lesbian Par
By Tirza True Latimer
Rutgers University Press, 2005
Paper ISBN 0-8135-3595-6; Cloth ISBN 0-8135-3594-8
Rutgers University Press: “What does it mean to look like a lesbian? […] In Women Together/Women Apart, Tirza True Latimer explores the revolutionary period between World War I and World War II when lesbian artists working in Paris began to shape the first visual models that gave lesbians a collective sense of identity and allowed them to recognize each other. Flocking to Paris from around the world, artists and performers such as Romaine Brooks, Claude Cahun, Marcel Moore, and Suzy Solidor used portraiture to theorize and visualize a “new breed” of feminine subject.”

NB! The fact that an artist is mentioned in Feminine Moments’ bibliography it is of course no guaranty that she will be lesbian, bisexual or queer tomorrow, nor that the authors of the above books are “out and proud” in their writings…