Sally Edelstein Collage | CONSUMING IMAGES
DEFROSTING THE COLD WAR MEDIA MADE WOMEN FRACTURED AMERICAN DREAMS RE: VISIONS GENDER BODY PARTS CONSTANT CRAVINGS CONSUMER CULTURE

Over the past 70 years American women have consumed an abundance of often conflicting imagery about our role in the world and bits and pieces of these mass media representations remain imprinted in each of us.

These series of collages called "Media Made Women" examine how's womens identities have been fragmented by a mass media over the past 60 years with their insistence on dictating ever changing standards

Each collage presents a different fragment of the story. Utilizing collage they becomes the perfect expression for the fragmentation we have all experienced. The art work is composed of hundreds of mass media images appropriated from sources as varied as vintage women's magazines from the 1940s through the 70s, vintage advertising illustration, retro romance comics, pulp fiction novels and vintage children's books

WOMEN'S LIB A STORMS APPROACHING hand cut paper collage 48"x84" My coming of age in the early 1970's coincided with the Women's Liberation movement, and for a teen girl trying to navigate the changing environment it was like being in the middle of a storm.It was an explosive time and filled with disparate and conflicting expectations on women's proper place. There developed a national dialog about women's"proper place and that was the subtext of American pop culture in the 1970's. While women were out protesting they were still portrayed in ads as happy housewives or docile, childlike or emancipated , liberated sexual women. Women became conscious not only about gender inequality but of the onslaught of fragmentary conflicting messages.
Artist Sally Edelstein in front of "Women's Lib A Storms Approaching" 48" x 84"
WOMEN'S LIB A STORM'S APPROACHING Detail collage
WOMAN'S LIB A STORMS APPROACHING -Detail collage A pastiche of Post-War American imagery when confining and conflicting images of media stereotypes of women men and children in the 50s 60s and 70s littered the pop culture landscape erupting in a woman's liberation movement. Appropriated images include vintage housewives images, pulp fiction book images, vintage children's books, 1970s, sexual revolution images, Cosmo girl 1970s, woman's lib, sexual revolution images, housewives, 1960s gender role images, menstrual product images 70s, vintage advertising to women, vintage advertising illustration
NEW FREEDOM Appropriating vintage illustrations from 50's 60's 70's Sally Edelstein's collage narrates how the new feminine sexual freedom came at a cost for the 70's Liberated ladies, whose personal daintiness came under attack in the media. Appropriated images- vintage advertising to women, vintage childrens school books, pin up girls 50's, feminine hygiene spray ads 70's, Maude, female anatomy illustration vintage
WOMAN'S LIB- A STORMS APPROACHING -Detail collage A pastiche of Post War American imagery when confining and conflicting images of media stereotypes of women men and children in the 50s 60s and 70s littered the pop culture landscape erupting in a woman's liberation movement. images include vintage housewives images, pulp fiction book art, Romance comic images, vintage children's school books, Seventeen Magazine 1970s, sexual revolution images, Cosmo girl 1970s, woman's lib, sexual revolution, burning bras 1960s, 70's women's fashion images, sexist jobs 60s, pin up girls, 50s 60s housewives, 1960s gender role images, Maude, Mr and Mrs Potato Head,Eve Cigarettes, menstrual product images 70s, vintage advertising to women, vintage advertising illustration
WOMAN'S NEW FREEDOM-PRISTEEN IS PART OF IT! collage 1970's liberated Ladies personal daintiness comes under attack in Sally Edelstein's humorous collage narrating how the new feminine freedom came at a cost A pastiche of Post War American imagery when confining and conflicting images of media stereotypes of women men and children in the 50s 60s and 70s littered the pop culture landscape erupting in a woman's liberation movement images include vintage housewives images, pulp fiction book images, vintage childrens school books, women's lib, sexual revolution images, burning bras 1960s, 70's womens fashion images, sexist jobs 60s, pin up girls, 50s 60s housewives, 1960s gender role images, Maude, Feminine hygiene product 70s, vintage advertising to women, vintage advertising illustration
BLONDES AMERICAN STYLE -HELP KEEP AMERICA BEAUTIFUL: collage 48"x 55" Despite Democratic ideals the pop culture landscape of Cold War America was populated by only one type of American ideal of beauty. The great American melting pot had not spilled over into the media in any meaningful way. Appropriated images- Breck Girls 50's 60's 70's, ethnic images vintage ads, images for Italian Americans in vintage ads, Asian female stereotypes in vintage ads, Native American females in vintage ads, images for Mexican Americans in vintage ads, Black Americans in vintage ads, African Americans in Vintage ads, Elsie the Cow, Aunt Jemima, Carmen Miranda, Dick Jane and Sally, Betty Crocker, Tricia Nixon paper doll, media stereotypes of women 50's 60s, 70s, Pulp fiction novels illustrations, vintage calendar girls, vintage advertising illustration, vintage advertising to women, vintage childrens school books, vintage childrens religious books, media portrayal of beauty, American ideal of beauty, American beauty ideals images 50s, 60s 70's
BLONDES AMERICAN STYLE: IS IT TRUE BLONDES HAVE MORE FUN? collage Detail Despite Democratic ideals, the pop culture landscape of Cold War America was populated by only one type of American ideal of beauty. The great American melting pot had not spilled over into the media in any meaningful way. Appropriated images- Breck Girls 50's 60s 70s, ethnic images vintage ads, Black Americans in vintage ads, African Americans in Vintage ads, Elsie the Cow, Aunt Jemima, , Dick Jane and Sally, media stereotypes of women 50's 60s, 70s, Pulp fiction novels illustrations, vintage advertising illustration, vintage advertising to women, 50s housewives 60s housewives, vintage children's school books, media portrayal of beauty, American ideal of beauty, American beauty ideals images 50s, 60s
THE AMERICAN WAY collage The alleged superiority of American Way of life characterized by freedom and democracy despite racial stereotyping and a media drenched with white Anglo Saxon imagery. Appropriated images from vintage children's school books, religious books and advertising from 50's 60's Breck shampoo ads, Aunt Jemima, Dick Jane and Sally, mass media stereotypes of women,
BLONDES AMERICAN STYLE (Detail) IS IT TRUE BLONDES HAVE MORE FUN? collage Despite Democratic ideals the pop culture landscape of Cold War America was populated by only one type of American ideal of beauty. The great American melting pot had not spilled over into the media in any meaningful way. Vintage ads for Breck Girls 60's, ethnic images vintage ads, vintage ads, Black Americans in vintage ads, African Americans in Vintage ads, Elsie the Cow, Aunt Jemima, , Dick Jane and Sally, media stereotypes of women 50's 60s, 70s, vintage advertising illustration, vintage advertising to women, vintage childrens school books, media portrayal of beauty, American ideal of beauty, American beauty ideals images 50s, 60s
BLONDES AMERICAN STYLE- Detail collage Despite Democratic ideals the pop culture landscape of Cold War America was populated by only one type of American ideal of beauty. The great American melting pot had not spilled over into the media in any meaningful way. Appropriated images- Breck Girls 50's 60s vintage ads, ethnic images vintage ads, images for Italian Americans in vintage ads, Asian female stereotypes in vintage ads, Native American females in vintage ads, images for Mexican Americans in vintage ads, Black Americans in vintage ads, African Americans in Vintage ads, Carmen Miranda, media stereotypes of women 50's 60s, 70s, Pulp fiction novels illustrations, vintage advertising illustration, vintage advertising to women, vintage childrens school books, media portrayal of beauty, American ideal of beauty, American beauty ideals images 50s, 60s
BLONDES AMERICAN STYLE: Keep America Beautiful and Blonde collage Detail Despite Democratic ideals, the pop culture landscape of Cold War America was populated by only one type of American ideal of beauty. The great American melting pot had not spilled over into the media in any meaningful way. Appropriated images- Breck Girl ads 50's 60's 70's, ethnic images vintage ads, images for Italian Americans in vintage ads, Asian female stereotypes in vintage ads, native American females in vintage ads, images for Mexican Americans in vintage ads, Black Americans in vintage ads, African Americans in Vintage ads, Elsie the Cow, Aunt Jemima, Carmen Miranda, Dick Jane and Sally, Betty Crocker, Tricia Nixon paper doll, media stereotypes of women 50's 60s, 70s, Pulp fiction novels illustrations, vintage calendar girls, vintage advertising illustration, vintage advertising to women, vintage childrens school books, media portrayal of beauty, American ideal of beauty, American beauty ideals images 50s, 60s 70's
The artist Sally Edelstein in front of collage "Growing Up and Liking It" 48" x 58"
GROWING UP AND LIKING IT: BECOMING A WOMAN collage appropriated images 48' x 58" A collection of the often clashing imagery of female sexuality presented to baby boom girls coming of age in Cold War America when conflicting and confining images of women, men and children in the 1950s, 60s and 70s littered the pop culture landscape erupting in a woman's liberation movement. Appropriated images- Romance comics, pulp fiction novel images, Romance novel images 50s,Fredericks of Hollywood vintage catalogue, female anatomy illustrations vintage men's magazine illustrations, womens underwear 1960s images, girls underwear images catalogue 1960s, playboy bunnies, menstrual products 1960s, baby boomer era. baby boomer childhood, baby boomer girls, illustrations of children 1950s 60s ,vintage advertising illustrations, vintage advertising to women, vintage advertising to men, media stereotypes of men 50s 60's 70s, media stereotypes women 50s 60s 70s, female body shapes 1950s, sexual revolution images, womens liberation 1960s
GROWING UP AND LIKING IT -Detail collage appropriated images A collection of the often clashing imagery of female sexuality presented to baby boom girls coming of age in Post War America when conflicting and confining images of women, men and children in the 1950s, 60s and 70s littered the pop culture landscape erupting in a woman's liberation movement. Appropriated images- Romance comics, romance novel images 50s, pulp fiction novel images, Fredericks of Hollywood vintage catalogue, female anatomy illustrations vintage men's magazine illustrations, women's underwear 1960s images, playboy bunnies 60's, menstrual products 1960s, baby boomer era. baby boomer childhood, baby boomer girls, illustrations of children 1950s 60s ,vintage advertising illustrations, vintage advertising to women, vintage advertising to men, media stereotypes of men 50s 60's 70s, media stereotypes women 50s 60s 70s, female body shapes 1950s, sexual revolution images, womens liberation 1960s 70's
GROWING UP AND LIKING IT- Detail collage of appropriated images A collection of the often clashing imagery of female sexuality presented to baby boom girls coming of age in Post war America when conflicting and confining images of women, men and children in the 1950s, 60s and 70s littered the pop culture landscape erupting in a women's liberation movement. Images as varied as Romance comics, pulp fiction novel images, Fredericks of Hollywood vintage catalogue, female anatomy illustrations, vintage bridal illustrations vintage mens magazine illustrations, womens underwear 1960s images, baby boomer era. baby boomer childhood, baby boomer girls, illustrations of children 1950s 60s ,vintage advertising illustrations, vintage advertising to women, , media stereotypes women 50s 60s 70s, female body shapes 1950s, sexual revolution images, womens liberation 1960s
GROWING UP AND LIKING IT- POST WAR PUBERTY -Detail collage A collection of the often clashing imagery of female sexuality presented to baby boom girls coming of age in Post-War America when conflicting and confining images of women, men and children in the 1950s, 60s and 70s littered the pop culture landscape erupting in a woman's liberation movement. Images as varied as Romance comics, pulp fiction novel images, Fredericks of Hollywood vintage catalogue, Romance novels illustrations, female anatomy illustrations vintage mens magazine illustrations, womens underwear 1960s images, playboy bunnies, menstrual products 1960s, baby boomer era. baby boomer childhood, baby boomer girls, illustrations of children 1950s 60s ,vintage advertising illustrations, vintage advertising to women, vintage advertising to men, media stereotypes of men 50s 60's 70s, media stereotypes women 50s 60s 70s, female body shapes 1950s, sexual revolution images, womens liberation 1960s
GROWING UP AND LIKING IT- Detail Hand Cut collage appropriated images A collection of the often clashing imagery of female sexuality presented to baby boom girls coming of age in Post War America when conflicting and confining images of women, men and children in the 1950s, 60s and 70s littered the pop culture landscape erupting in a woman's liberation movement. Appropriated images - Romance comics, pulp fiction novel images, Fredericks of Hollywood vintage catalogue, female anatomy illustrations vintage mens magazine illustrations, womens underwear 1960s images, playboy bunnies, menstrual products 1960s, baby boomer era. baby boomer childhood, baby boomer girls, illustrations of children 1950s 60s ,vintage advertising illustrations, vintage advertising to women, vintage advertising to men, media stereotypes of men 50s 60's 70s, media stereotypes women 50s 60s 70s, female body shapes 1950s, sexual revolution images, womens liberation 1960s
A POST-WAR PUBERTY A collage by Sally Edelstein is a collection of conflicting cultural messages about women and their sexuality at the dawning of the sexual revolution. A pastiche of Post War American imagery when confining and conflicting images of media stereotypes of women men and children in the 50s 60s and 70s littered the pop culture landscape erupting in a woman's liberation movement. Appropriated images include vintage housewives images, vintage advertising to women, pulp fiction book images, Romance comic book images, vintage children's books, sexual revolution images, Cosmo girl 1970s, woman's lib, sexual revolution images, burning bras 1960s, pin up girls, 50s 60s housewives, 1960s gender role images, menstrual product images 70s, vintage advertising to women, vintage advertising illustration
Growing Up and Liking It BIRDS AND BEES collage A collection of the often clashing imagery of female sexuality presented to baby boom girls coming of age in Post war America when conflicting and confining images of women, men and children in the 1950s, 60s and 70s littered the pop culture landscape erupting in a woman's liberation movement. Appropriated images- Romance comics, vintage advertising illustrations, pulp fiction novel images, female anatomy illustrations vintage, menstrual products 1960s, baby boomer era, baby boomer childhood, baby boomer girls, sex education, illustrations of children 1950s 60s ,vintage advertising to women, vintage advertising to men, media stereotypes of men 50s 60's 70s, media stereotypes women 50s 60s 70s, female body shapes 1950s, sexual revolution images, woman's liberation 1960s
GROWING UP AND LIKING IT Detail- Collage A collection of the often clashing imagery of female sexuality presented to baby boom girls coming of age in Post war America when conflicting and confining images of women, men and children in the 1950s, 60s and 70s littered the pop culture landscape erupting in a woman's liberation movement. Appropriated images -Romance comics, pulp fiction novel images, Fredericks of Hollywood vintage catalogue, female anatomy illustrations vintage mens magazine illustrations, women's underwear 1960s images, playboy bunnies, menstrual products 1960s, baby boomer era. baby boomer childhood, baby boomer girls, illustrations of children 1950s 60s ,vintage advertising illustrations, vintage advertising to women, vintage advertising to men, media stereotypes of men 50s 60's 70s, media stereotypes women 50s 60s 70s, female body shapes 1950s, sexual revolution images, womens liberation 1960s
GROWING UP AND LIKING IT -Detail Collage appropriated images A collection of the often clashing imagery of female sexuality presented to baby boom girls coming of age in Post War America when conflicting and confining images of women, men and children in the 1950s, 60s and 70s littered the pop culture landscape erupting in a woman's liberation movement. Images as varied as Romance comics, pulp fiction novel images, Fredericks of Hollywood vintage catalogue, female anatomy illustrations vintage mens magazine illustrations, womens underwear 1960s images, playboy bunnies, menstrual products 1960s, baby boomer era. baby boomer childhood, baby boomer girls, illustrations of children 1950s 60s ,vintage advertising illustrations, vintage advertising to women, vintage advertising to men, media stereotypes of men 50s 60's 70s, media stereotypes women 50s 60s 70s, female body shapes 1950s, sexual revolution images, womens liberation 1960s
Artist Sally Edelstein in front of collage "Man in Charge" 48" x 70"
MAN IN CHARGE- collage Appropriated images 48" x 70"
MAN IN CHARGE -The Weaker Sex Detail Collage A pastiche of images of Post War Possibilities and expectations for women as presented in media saturated with gender stereotypes 0f the 50's 60s 70s. Utilizing images from pulp fiction novels, vintage childrens school books, vintage illustration to women, vintage advertising illustrations, Romance Comics, vintage housewives images, sexist jobs, sexist jobs for women 50's 60's,60's career girls, 60's secretaries , 50's housewife, 50's 60's housewives, media stereotypes of women 50's 60s 70s, media stereotypes of men 50's 60s, consumerism 50's images,consumerism 60s images, vintage advertising illustration , vintage advertising to women, bridal illustrations 1950s, bride and groom vintage images, illustrations children 50s 60s, vintage 50s catalogue childrens clothing,1950s gender roles images, 1960s gender roles, 1970s gender roles, images of gender roles, romance comics images,Barbarella, pregnancy 50s 60s, maternity 50s 60s
MAN IN CHARGE - Detail-Mrs Housewife collage appropriated images A pastiche of images of Post War Possibilities and expectations when the assumption of marriage and motherhood for all women was the ideal as presented in media gender stereotypes of the 50's 60s 70s. Utilizing images from pulp fiction novels, vintage illustration to women, vintage advertising illustrations, Romance Comics, vintage housewives images sexist jobs, sexist jobs for women 50's 60's,60's career gals, images, vintage 50's housewife, 50's 60's housewives, media stereotypes of women 50's 60s 70s, images,consumerism 60s images, 1950s gender roles, 1960s gender roles, 1970s gender roles, images of gender roles, romance comics images, pregnancy 50s 60s, maternity 50s 60s, vintage ads for household items, retro cleaning ads images,
THE WEAKER SEX collage A pastiche of images of Post War Possibilities and expectations as presented in media gender stereotypes of the 50's 60s with its cultural expectations of marriage and motherhood as the ideal for all women. Utilizing images from pulp fiction novels, vintage children's school books, vintage illustration to women, vintage advertising illustrations, Romance Comics, vintage housewives images, 50's housewife, 50's 60's housewives, bridal illustrations 50s, media stereotypes of women 50's 60s 70s, media stereotypes of men 50's 60s, consumerism 60s images, vintage advertising illustration , vintage advertising to women, illustrations children 50s 60s, 1950s gender roles, 1960s gender roles, 1970s gender roles, images of gender roles, romance comics, pregnancy 50s 60s, maternity 50s 60s
MAN IN CHARGE DETAIL Detail collage The limited sexist world of work for Cold war Women. A pastiche of images of Post War Possibilities and expectations for women as presented in media saturated with gender stereotypes in the 50's 60s 70s. Utilizing images from pulp fiction novels, vintage children's school books, vintage illustration to women, vintage advertising illustrations, Romance Comics, vintage housewives images images, sexist jobs, sexist jobs for women 50's 60's,60's career gals, 60's secretaries images, 60's stewardess images, 50's housewife, 50's 60's housewives, media stereotypes of women 50's 60s 70s, media stereotypes of men 50's 60s, consumerism 50's images,consumerism 60s images, vintage advertising illustration , vintage advertising to women, illustration, 1950s gender roles, 1960s gender roles, 1970s gender roles, images of gender roles, romance comics, pregnancy 50s picturing postwar America
THE GAME OF LIFE collage Appropriating vintage images from the 50's and 60's, Artist Sally Edelstein questions the fairy tale notion of living happily ever after in the post Camelot years. Utilizing images from pulp fiction novels, vintage childrens school books, vintage illustration to women, vintage advertising illustrations, vintage housewives images i50's housewife, 50's media stereotypes of women 50's 60s 70s, media stereotypes of men 50's 60s, consumerism 50's, consumerism 60s, board games Life 1960s, gender roles, images of gender roles, Jackie Kennedy
MAN IN CHARGE- Detail HELP WANTED collage Appropriating vintage advertising and illustrations, Sally Edelstein's collage is a collection of conflicting cultural messages about women and work in the 50's and 60's. sexist jobs for women 50's 60's,60's career girls, 60's secretaries images, vintage typewriter images, bridal illustrations 50s, bride and groom vintage images 60's housewives, vintage housewives images, media stereotypes of women 50's,60s, consumerism 50's images,consumerism 60s images, vintage advertising illustration , Elly Mae Clampett, vintage advertising to women, illustration
Artist Sally Edelstein In front of Always Ask a Man Feminism vs Femininity 43" x 72"
ALWAYS ASK A MAN- FEMINISM VS FEMININITY Hand cut collage appropriated images 43"x72" A collection of Cold War imagery when conflicting and confining images of femininity and Feminism in the media stereotypes of women men and children in the 1950s 60s and 70s littered the pop culture landscape exaggerating, eventually erupting in a woman's movement. Appropriated images include Vintages advertising to women, vintage advertising illustration Romance comics images, Fredericks of Hollywood vintage catalogue, Always Ask a Man by Arlene Dahl, pulp fiction novels art 1950s, vintage pin up girls 1950s, vintage calendar girls 1950s, beauty queens, nudes old masters, vintage panty hose ads, woman's lib, feminism pop culture, Breck girls, sexual revolution 60s images, womans bodies, media stereotypes of men 1950s 60s 70s media stereotype of women 60s 60s 70s, vintage Uncle Sam, medias portrayal of beauty, American beauty ideals 50s. 60s, mass media stereotype women in popular culture
WHEN WORLDS COLLIDE- KEY TO FEMININITY collage Detail A collection of Cold War imagery when conflicting and confining images of femininity and feminism in the media stereotypes of women men and children in the 1950s 60s and 70s littered the pop culture landscape exaggerating eventually erupting in a woman's movement. Appropriated images- Vintage advertising to women, vintage advertising illustration Romance comics images, Fredericks of Hollywood vintage catalogue, pulp fiction novels images 1950s, vintage pin up girls 1950s, vintage calendar girls 1950s, beauty queens, nude old masters, vintage panty hose ads, womens lib images, Breck girls, sexual revolution 60s images, womens bodies, media stereotypes of men 1950s 60s 70s media stereotype of women 60s 60s 70s, vintage Uncle sam medias portrayal of beauty, American beauty ideals 50s. 60s, collage Detail
WHEN WORLDS COLLIDE- KEY TO FEMININITY -Detail collage A collection of Cold War imagery when conflicting and confining images of femininity and feminism in the media stereotypes of women men and children in the 1950s 60s and 70s littered the pop culture landscape exaggerating eventually erupting in a woman's movement. Appropriated images- Vintages advertising to women, vintage advertising illustration Romance comics images, Fredericks of Hollywood vintage catalogue, pulp fiction novels images 1950s, vintage pin up girls 1950s, vintage calendar girls 1950s, beauty queens, nudes old masters, vintage panty hose ads, womens lib images, Breck girls, sexual revolution 60s images, womens bodies, media stereotypes of men 1950s 60s 70s media stereotype of women 60s 60s 70s, vintage Uncle Sam, medias portrayal of beauty, American beauty ideals 50s. 60s, collage Detail
WHEN WORLDS COLLIDE- KEY TO FEMININITY collage Detail A collection of Cold War imagery when conflicting and confining images of femininity and feminism appeared in a media filled with stereotypes of women men and children in the 1950s 60s and 70s that littered the pop culture landscape exaggerating eventually erupting in a woman's movement. Appropriated images- Vintage advertising to women, vintage advertising illustration Romance comics images, Fredericks of Hollywood vintage catalogue, pulp fiction novels images 1950s, vintage pin up girls 1950s, vintage calendar girls 1950s, beauty queens, nude old masters, vintage panty hose ads, womens lib images, Breck girls, sexual revolution 60s images, women's bodies, media stereotypes of men 1950s 60s 70s media stereotype of women 60s 60s 70s, vintage Uncle Sam, medias portrayal of beauty, American beauty ideals 50s. 60s, collage Detail
HOW OLD IS OLD? collage appropriated images 38" x 51" Women and ageing continues to be a stubborn barrier in our culture. We are restrained by often confining messages in the media of what it means to age as a woman in America. Our identities, expectations and sense of beauty and worth are formed, distorted and influenced by stifling stereotypes portrayed in the media and fragments of these images remain in us, internalized in childhood long before the information is relevant. This collage is a visual smorgasbord of appropriated images from mid century America popular culture.
HOW OLD IS OLD? collage Detail Marginalized in a youth culture, ageism has flourished in stereotypical media images from 1950s, 60s 70s. Appropriated images- vintage advertising to women, vintage seniors in advertising illustrations, ageism in America, pulp fiction novels images, romance novels images, Romance comic illustrations, ageing body illustrations, retro cleaning ads, vintage grandparents illustrations, vintage anatomy illustrations, Playboy cartoon images, underwear advertising to women 1950s,60s,images for women bras in catalogues 1950s,60s 70s, images for womens bras in advertising 50s, 60s 70s, media stereotypes of women 60s, 70s, greatest generation images, WWII generation, ageism examples in media, vintage advertising to women collage Detail
COMING OF AGE- HOW OLD IS OLD? collage Detail Marginalized in a youth culture, ageism has flourished in stereotypical media images from 1950s, 60s 70s. Appropriated images- vintage advertising to women, vintage seniors in advertising illustrations, ageism in America, pulp fiction novels images, romance novels images, Romance comic illustrations, ageing body illustrations, retro cleaning ads, vintage grandparents illustrations, vintage anatomy illustrations, Playboy cartoon images, underwear advertising to women 1950s,60s,images for women bras in catalogues 1950s,60s 70s, images for womens bras in advertising 50s, 60s 70s, media stereotypes of women 60s, 70s, greatest generation images, WWII generation, ageism examples in media, vintage advertising to women collage Detail
American Beauty Collage
I HATE TO COOK Collage 48" x 80" While the conception of what a home cooked meal was revised, mid century American media served up a heaping helping of stereotypical images of happy housewives as frozen, processed and packaged as the food they served their eager families images of retro refrigerator ads 50's, vintage cooking ads 1950s, vintage cooking images, vintage food ads, breakfast cereal ads 50s vintage processed food ads. convenience food 50's ads canned food 50's ads, instant foods 50s ads, Peg Bracken's "I Hate to Cook" Book, vintage childrens cook books, vintage images Chef Boy Ar-Dee Betty Crocker Mrs Butterworth, Julia child, Betty Crocker Aunt Jemima, vintage 50s catalogue childrens toys, vintage calendar girl pin ups, vintage clocks 50's vintage food pamphlets, vintage cookbook images, vintage cooking ads 1950s, vinatage cooking images, media stereotypes of women 50' 60s 70s, media stereotypes of men 50' 60s, suburbia 1950s, marriage 50's 60s, images of gender roles, 50's 60s housewives, 50's 60s husbands, Romance comics images, pulp fiction novels images
I Hate To Cook -No Fuss No Muss
NO FUSS NO MUSS collage While the conception of what a home cooked meal was revised, mid century American media served up a heaping helping of stereotypical images of happy housewives as frozen, processed and packaged as the food they served their eager families images of retro refrigerator ads 50's, vintage cooking ads 1950s, vintage cooking images, vintage food ads, breakfast cereal ads 50s vintage processed food ads. convenience food 50's ads canned food 50's ads, instant foods 50s ads, vintage childrens cook books, vintage images Chef Boy Ar-Dee vintage 50s catalogue childrens toys, vintage calendar girl pin ups, 50's vintage food pamphlets, vintage cookbook images, vintage cooking ads 1950s, vintage cooking images, media stereotypes of women 50' 60s 70s, media stereotypes of men 50' 60s, suburbia 1950s, marriage 50's 60s, images of gender roles, 50's 60s housewives, 50's 60s husbands, Romance comics images, pulp fiction novels images
JUST HEAT AND SERVE collage While the conception of what a home cooked meal was revised, mid century American media served up a heaping helping of stereotypical images of happy housewives as frozen, processed and packaged as the food they served their eager families images of retro refrigerator ads 50's, vintage cooking ads 1950s, vintage cooking images, vintage food ads, vintage processed food ads. convenience food 50's ads canned food 50's ads, instant foods 50s ads, , vintage childrens cook books, Mrs Butterworth, Julia child, 50's vintage food pamphlets, vintage cookbook images, vintage cooking ads 1950s, vinatge cooking images, media stereotypes of women 50' 60s , suburbia 1950s, marriage 50's 60s, images of gender roles, 50's 60s houswives,
BETTY collage An amalgam of appropriated mass media icons and stereotypes of women in 1950's,60's pop culture Appropriated images- vintage advertising illustration , vintage advertising to women, vintage housewives sexist jobs, Josephine the Lady Plumber, sexist jobs for women 50's 60's, 50's housewife, 50's 60's housewives, Betty Crocker 50's, media stereotypes of women 50's 60s, consumerism 50's images,consumerism 60s images, 1950s gender roles images, 1960s gender roles, images of gender roles, Betty and Veronica comics pregnancy 50s 60s, maternity 50s 60s
AMERICAN DIVERSITY collage A collection of Post-War mass media imagery which presented one possibility of American beauty for women. Appropriated images- Breck Girls vintage ads, ethnic images vintage ads, vintage ads, Black Americans in vintage ads, African Americans in Vintage ads, Elsie the Cow, Aunt Jemima, , Dick Jane and Sally, media stereotypes of women 50's 60s, 70s, vintage advertising illustration, vintage advertising to women, vintage childrens school books, media portrayal of beauty, American ideal of beauty, American beauty ideals images 50s, 60s
MAN IN CHARGE Detail Collage A pastiche of images of Post War Possibilities and expectations for women as presented in media saturated with gender stereotypes 0f the 50's 60s 70s. Utilizing images from pulp fiction novels, vintage childrens school books, vintage illustration to women, vintage advertising illustrations, Romance Comics, vintage housewives images, sexist jobs, sexist jobs for women 50's 60's,60's career girls, 60's secretaries , 50's housewife, 50's 60's housewives, media stereotypes of women 50's 60s 70s, media stereotypes of men 50's 60s, consumerism 50's images,consumerism 60s images, vintage advertising illustration , vintage advertising to women, bridal illustrations 1950s, bride and groom vintage images, illustrations children 50s 60s, vintage 50s catalogue childrens clothing,1950s gender roles images, 1960s gender roles, 1970s gender roles, images of gender roles, romance comics images,Barbarella, pregnancy 50s 60s, maternity 50s 60s
CONSTANT CRAVINGS collage 48" x 80"
MORE OR LESS- Collage Conflicting cultural messages about food and appetite are addressed in Sally Edelstein's collage composed of vintage diet ads, vintage weight loss ads, breakfast cereal ads 50's, vintage junk food ads, vintage fast food ads 50's 60's, fast food ads 50s, images from 1950's, 60's snack food ads, 1950's 1960s candy ads, breakfast cereal ads, diet drinks 60s, vintage soft drink ads, Metrical 60s, retro refrigerator ads, suburbia 1960s, Tony the Tiger, twiggy, Marilyn Monroe, Big Bob boy, Little Lotta comic book, Little Audrey comic book, vintage comic book images, children in ads illustrations, vintage advertising illustration, vintage advertising to women, media stereotypes women 50's 60's, female body shapes 1950s, female body image and the media, vintage 60s 70's catalogue childrens clothing, media influence in dieting, media and dieting 60s,
CALIBRATED CRAVINGS- CONTAINMENT Collage Conflicting media messages about food in the beginning of our calorie counting- weight obsessed culture Appropriated images vintage diet ads, vintage weight loss ads, breakfast cereal ads 50's, vintage junk food ads, vintage fast food ads 50's 60's, fast food ads 50s, images from 1950's, 60's snack food ads, 1950's 1960s candy ads, breakfast cereal ads, diet drinks 60s, vintage soft drink ads, Metrecal 60s, retro refrigerator ads, suburbia 1960s, Big Bob boy, vintage comic book images, children in ads illustrations, vintage advertising illustration, vintage advertising to women, media stereotypes women 50's 60's, female body shapes 1950s, female body image and the media, vintage 60s 70's catalogue childrens clothing, media influence in dieting, media and dieting 60s,
CONTAINMENT collage Our weight obsessed-calorie counting culture. Appropriated images- vintage diet ads, vintage weight loss ads, pulp fiction novels images 50's, vintage childrens book art, vintage fast food ads 50's 60's, fast food ads 50s, images from 1950's, metrical 60s, retro refrigerator ads, vintage calendar pin up girls, vintage comic book images, vintage advertising illustration, vintage advertising to women, media stereotypes women 50's 60's, female body shapes 1950s, female body image and the media, media influence in dieting, media and dieting 60s,
CALIBRATED CRAVINGS Collage Detail Our weight obsessed culture Appropriated images- vintage diet ads,vintage comic book images, children in ads illustrations, vintage advertising illustration, vintage advertising to women, vintage weight loss ads, breakfast cereal ads 50's, vintage junk food ads, vintage fast food ads 50's 60's, fast food ads 50s, images from 1950's, 60's snack food ads, 1950's 1960s candy ads, breakfast cereal ads, diet drinks 60s, vintage soft drink ads, metrical 60s, retro refrigerator ads, suburbia 1960s, Big Bob boy, Little Lotta comic book, media stereotypes women 50's 60's, female body shapes 1950s, female body image and the media, vintage 60s 70's catalogue childrens clothing, media influence in dieting, media and dieting 60s,
CALIBRATED CRAVINGS collage Detail Americas obsession with slenderness and weight. Appropriating images from vintage diet ads, vintage weight loss ads, breakfast cereal ads 50's, vintage junk food ads, vintage fast food ads 50's 60's, fast food ads 50s, images from 1950's, 60's snack food ads, 1950's 1960s candy ads, breakfast cereal ads, diet drinks 60s, vintage soft drink ads, metrecal 60s, retro refrigerator ads, suburbia 1960s, Tony the Tiger, Twiggy, Marilyn Monroe, Big Bob boy, Little Lotta comic book, Little Audrey comic book, vintage comic book images, children in ads illustrations, vintage advertising illustration, vintage advertising to women, media stereotypes women 50's 60's, female body shapes 1950s, female body image and the media, vintage 60s 70's catalogue childrens clothing, media influence in dieting, media and dieting 60s,
WHITE WASH-LET FREEDOM RING AROUND THE COLLAR collage A pastiche of Cold War American media imagery, when confining images of media stereotypes of women men and children in the 50's 60s and 70s littered the pop culture landscape, running rampant with media stereotypes of happy housewives cheerfully doing housework. Images appropriated from sources as varied as vintage illustration to women, My Weekly Reader, pulp fiction novels, vintage advertising illustration images, vintage childrens school books, vintage ads for detergents, images 50's 60's housewives, 50s housewife, Space Age imagery, vintage images for detergents, soap ads 50s, vintage laundry ad images, retro laundry images, retro cleaning ads images, My Weekly Reader 60s images, Family Circle Magazine 1950s, illustrations children 50's 60s, Wilma Flinstone, Litytle Dot, Jane Jetson, 1950s 1960s gender roles, consumerism 5os image
AT HOME IN THE WORLD collage A pastiche of Cold War American media imagery, when confining images of media stereotypes of women men and children in the 50's 60s and 70s littered the pop culture landscape,running rampant with media stereotypes of happy housewives cheerfully doing housework. Images appropriated from sources as varied as vintage illustration to women, pulp fiction novels, vintage advertising illustration images, vintage childen's school books, vintage ads for detergents, images 50's 60's housewives, 50s housewife, Space Age imagery, vintage images for detergents, soap ads 50s, vintage laundry ad images, retro laundry images, retro cleaning ads images, illustrations children 50's 60s, Wilma Flinstone, Betty Rubble, 1950s 1960s gender roles, consumerism 50s images, vintage housewives images,
WHITE WASH-LET FREEDOM RING AROUND THE COLLAR collage In a world of cultural chaos 60's women were portrayed more concerned with cleaning than civil rights. A pastiche of Post War American imagery when confining images of media stereotypes of women men and children in the 50's 60s and 70s littered the pop culture landscape. Images appropriated from sources as varied as vintage illustration to women, pulp fiction novels, vintage advertising illustration images, vintage childens school books, vintage ads for detergents, images 50's 60's housewives, 50s housewife, Space Age imagery, vintage images for detergents, soap ads 50s, vintage laundry ad images, retro laundry images, retro cleaning ads images, illustrations children 50's 60s, 1950s 1960s gender roles, consumerism 50s images, civil rights 60s images vintage housewives images,
OPERATION:SCRUBBED collage In a world of cultural and scientific challenges, a 1960's media continued to portray women consumed with the trivia of life A pastiche of Post-War American imagery when confining images of media stereotypes of women men and children in the 50's 60s and 70s littered the pop culture landscape. Images appropriated from sources as varied as vintage illustration to women, vintage advertising illustration images, vintage childen's school books, vintage ads for detergents, images 50's 60's housewives, 50s housewife, Space Age imagery, vintage images for detergents, soap ads 50s, vintage laundry ad images, retro laundry images, retro cleaning ads images, illustrations children 50's 60s,Jane Jetson, Judy Jetson, 1950s 1960s gender roles, consumerism 50s 60s, vintage housewives 50s 60s images,
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OUT OF ORBIT collage In a world of cultural and scientific challenges, a 60s media continued to portray women consumed with the trivia of life. A pastiche of Post War American imagery when confining images of media stereotypes of women men and children in the 50's 60s and 70s littered the pop culture landscape. Images appropriated from sources as varied as vintage illustration to women, vintage advertising illustration images, vintage ads for detergents, images 50's 60's housewives, 50s housewife, Space Age imagery, vintage images for detergents, soap ads 50s, , retro cleaning ads images, Jane Jetson, Judy Jetson,1950s 1960s gender roles, consumerism 50s 60's
WHITE WASH-LET FREEDOM RING AROUND THE COLLAR collage Detail A pastiche of Cold War American media imagery, when confining images of media stereotypes of women men and children in the 50's 60s and 70s littered the pop culture landscape, running rampant with media stereotypes of happy housewives cheerfully doing housework. Images appropriated from sources as varied as vintage illustration to women, My Weekly Reader, pulp fiction novels, vintage advertising illustration images, vintage childens school books, vintage ads for detergents, images 50's 60's housewives, 50s housewife, Space Age imagery, vintage images for detergents, soap ads 50s, vintage laundry ad images, retro laundry images, retro cleaning ads images, My Weekly Reader 60s images, Family Circle Magazine 1950s, illustrations children 50's 60s, Wilma Flinstone, Litytle Dot, Jane Jetson, 1950s 1960s gender roles, consumerism 59s image vintage housewives images,
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