On Wanting the Moon: Avant-Garde Women and Ambition

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This essay forms part of the catalogue to the exhibition 'Avant-Garde Women 1920-1940', held at the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Denmark, 14 February - 28 May 2012. It considers the place of ambition in the life and work of eight avant-garde women artists.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationWomen of the Avant-Garde 1920-1940
Subtitle of host publicationSophie Taeuber-Arp, Claude Cahun, Sonia Delaunay, Germaine Dulac, Florence Henri, Hannah Höch, Katarzyna Kobro, Dora Maar
EditorsMichael Juul Holm, Kirsten Degel, Mette Marcus, Jeanne Rank
Place of PublicationDenmark
PublisherLouisiana Museum of Modern Art
Number of pages12
ISBN (Print)978-87-92877-00-0
Publication statusPublished - 2012


  • Avant-Garde
  • Sophie Taeuber
  • Claude Cahun
  • Sonia Delaunay
  • Germaine Dulac
  • Florence Henri
  • Hannah Höch
  • Katarzyna Kobro
  • Dora Maar

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