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Women Artists Still Face Discrimination

Eleanor J. Bader @ Truthout - Twenty-seven years ago, the Guerrilla Girls - an anonymous group of artists who use humor to illustrate gender inequities in the art world - surveyed the most influential galleries and museums in the country and found that most exhibited little to no work by women.

The Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) was but one example. Of 169 artists on display, only 13 were female. Even worse, the modern art section of New York's Metropolitan Museum was 97 percent male; on the flip side, 83 percent of the nudes were - you guessed it - girls and women.  Read more.


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