The radical female artists of the 1970s who weren’t afraid to provoke or cause offense.
During the tumult of the 1960s, women around the world rose up and battled for liberation. Fueled by the fervor of the period, a feminist led art movement exploded into being.
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On both sides of the Atlantic, they tore up art history and focused on experimental new mediums and provocative political statements. This cultural revolution tried to shake up the art hierarchy with shock and awe.
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