4 Women

Barbara Sternberg

2001, 25:00 minutes, colour, English


Kaethe Kollwitz, Eleanor Roosevelt, Gelda Meir and Agnes Martin - four women whose lives span the two world wars (1867 to the present) - two artists and two political activists. Excerpts from their autobiographical writings are read by Jean Burke, Rae Davis and Irene Frolic - three women living in Toronto with different backgrounds and different connections to the lives of which they are speaking.


The Diary and Letters of Kaethe Kollwitz edited by Hans Kollwitz; Northwestern University Press 1988.
Agnes Martin - catalogue, Whitney Museum of American Art; ISBN 0-87427-082-0.
Agnes Martin: Writings; Cantz Press 1992.
My Life - Golda Meir; Steimatzky's Agency Ltd. 1975.
Golda: the Uncrowned Queen of Israel, Robert Slater; Jonathan David Publishers, Inc. 1981.
The Autobiography of Eleanor Roosevelt, Da Capo Press; Harper and Collins
My Day: the best of Eleanor Roosevelt's newspaper column; Da Capo Press

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