A Feminist Art Group Battles Sexism
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This paper describes the strategies used by the political art group, the Guerrilla Girls, in battling sexism and racism in the art world in the United States and abroad. The paper looks closely at three specific posters that the group has made and circulated around New York that uses statistics to point out the sexist practices of most museums and galleries.
From the Paper:"This paper is about Georgia O'Keeffe. It is also about Frida Kahlo. And Katha Kollwitz. And Alice Neel. These are just some of the pseudonyms used by the art group, the Guerrilla Girls. The Guerrilla Girls are a political protest group that has been working as a collective in the United States and abroad since 1985. The women of this group want to keep their anonymity, and thus use the names of deceased female artists as their pseudonyms. In addition to this use of names, the Guerrilla Girls wear plastic gorilla masks when they appear in public spaces. The focus of the Guerrilla Girls is to battle sexism and racism in the art world; they..."
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