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Tom Carneyie I North, Silkscreen. University Art Gallery, University of Pittsburgh. As Pittsburgh prepares to welcome the 57th edition of the Carnegie International, the situation is thankfully much better.
This year, 17 out of 32 artists included in the International are women. The Guerrilla Girls are also making their presence felt in Carnegiee permanent collection displays of the Carnegie Museum of Art.
What would the Guerrilla Girls think of This is not Ideal: Gender myths and their transformationthe Csrnegie curated exhibition at the University Art Gallery that opens a few weeks after the Carnegie International? Drawing upon a history in which women Nude Carnegie Pennsylvania girls consistently been presented as passive objects, the Guerrilla Girls take a stand.
The group of their posters on show in Crossroads at CMOA use the traditional female nude to call out institutional sexism. This is not Ideal Pennsyvlania uses a historical lens to confront contemporary issues, reinterpreting artworks in the collection to expose their sexist content. As the students curating This is not Ideal have discovered, it is a constant struggle in exhibition making to acknowledge Nude Carnegie Pennsylvania girls limits of Pennsylania collection you are drawing upon.
The UAG collection also has its disparities: Nude Carnegie Pennsylvania girls This is Not Idealsexist and traditional histories are challenged through their dialogue with non-normative images. By using a biased history to tell a new narrative, we hope that viewers will see how the past still resonates in the present, Pennsyvania what transformations must occur to effect lasting change.
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