Art’s “Original” Feminists
BBC’s Rebel Women: The Great Art Fight Back explores the lives of iconic feminist artists who paved the way for feminist art in the modern era. The documentary follows a series of women including Margaret Harrison, Judy Chicago, and Carolee Schneemann as they talk about the discrimination and upheaval they experienced during their careers. Gritty and political, these women chose to fight against the sexism, objectification, and violence of their times through unabashedly female visual and performance art.
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