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Do Women Have to be Naked to Get into the Met. Museum?, 1989. Guerrilla Girls (1985-present). Poster advertisement on the side of a bus.

The Guerrilla Girls were a radical Feminist group that emerged in 1985 as a response to the under-representation of women in the Modern art collections of museums. This poster is the manifestation of the concern after an inner look into the modern artwork at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. After counting the number of nude females against the number of nude males, as well as the number of female artists, the Guerrilla Girls established that even though less than 5% of the artists were female, over 85% of the nude artworks were of females. This prompted the question: do women have to be naked to get into the Met. Museum -or any museum, for that matter? (more…)

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Don’t have the time to fill out the whole form and send it in?

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Would you like to have a say in what exhibitions take place at the New Britian Musem of American Art? Now, you can!

Walter Wick putting the finishing touches on a castle included in the 2006 hit exhibiton Walter Wick: Games, Gizmos, and Toys in the Attic. Vote for Walter Wick II if you’re interested!

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