Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas


  • Post Partum Document Part VI: Pre-writing alphabet, exerque and diary by Mary Kelly
  • 31-Oct-1998 - 03-Jan-1999
  • Study Gallery, Spencer Museum of Art, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas

This work incorporates Ms. Kelly's use of objects familiar in the lives of women to signify feminine experiences. It is an early example of a feminist study of maternity. "Post-Partum Document" consists of an introduction and six numbered sections comprising 135 objects representing stages of early child development and the parallel experiences of the mother.