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Lessons in Subversion in Medieval and Renaissance Art

In 1989, the Guerrilla Girls, a group of mostly anonymous women art-world professionals and artists, did a head count at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. They wanted to know how many women artists were represented in the modern galleries versus how many artworks in those same galleries depicted female nudes.read more.

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Holiday Toys Revisited: The Power in Barbie’s Pink

If the holidays can be counted on for one thing – regardless of region or cultural moment – it’s turning back the clock for a month or so, and offering up brightly-wrapped nostalgia. Nostalgia literally means the “pain from an old wound,” but today its connotations include both sentimentality and irreverence for the past.read more.

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Guerrilla Girls Make Good Trouble in ‘The Art of Behaving Badly’

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Their new book, Guerrilla Girls: The Art of Behaving Badly (published in 2020), covers their pushback by showcasing their "artivism."
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