"Art that seeks to challenge the dominance of men in both art and society, to gain recognition and equality for women artists, and to question assumptions about womanhood. Beginning in the 1960s and 1970s, feminist artists used a variety of mediums - including painting, performance art, and crafts historically considered "women's work" - to make work aimed at ending sexism and oppression and exposing femininity to be a masquerade or set of poses adopted by women to conform to societal expectations. While many of the debates inaugurated in these decades are still ongoing, a younger generation of feminist artists takes an approach incorporating intersecting concerns about race, class, forms of privilege, and gender identity and fluidity. Both feminism and feminist art continue to evolve."
- MoMA. (n.d.). Feminist art. Retrieved from https://www.moma.org/collection/terms/168
Untitled (Your body is a battleground). Copyright Barbara Kruger, 1989.
Artists of Note
|Judy Chicago||Kiki Smith||Carloee Schneeman|
|Cindy Sherman||Barbara Kruger||Miriam Schapiro|
|Adrian Piper||Frida Kahlo||Louise Bourgeois|
|Hannah Wilke||Mary Beth Edelson||Ewa Partum|
|Karin Mack||Marilyn Minter||Hend Al-Mansour|
|Li Xinmo||Regina Jose Galindo||Betty Tompkins|
|Nandipha Mntambo||Ana Mendieta||Valie Export|
|Lynda Benglis||Martha Rosler||The Guerilla Girls|
|Lorna Simpson||Mary Kelly||Nancy Spero|
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