Feminist Artists By Bryce Buckner & Ryan Patrick

Frida Kahlo

July 6, 1907 – July 13, 1954

Frida Kahlo is a feminist artist who is very well known in the feminist movement. She was born in Mexico in 1907 and worked until her death in 1954. The style she uses is known as Surrealism.

(Top left side)The Broken Column, (Top middle ) Frida Kahlo & Las dos Fridas, (Top right) Tree of Hope, Keep Firm (Bottom left) Me and My Parrot ,(Bottom right) Henry Ford Hospital

Anita Steckel

February 24, 1930 – March 16, 2012

Steckel was an American feminist artist known for paintings with sexual imagery. She began showing her work in both solo and group exhibitions beginning in the late 1960s. Steckel also pioneered the use of the painted over photo in a montages format and helped found the arts organization "The Fight Censorship Group".

(Top left) Large New York Skyline, (Top right) Solo, (Bottom left) Giant Woman Hanging from the Empire State, (bottom right) Pierced

In her "Giant Woman" series of works, Steckel painted oversized nude women onto photographs of city scene, an idea associated with a Women's movement theme that women had "outgrown their roles" in society as previously defined.

Guerrilla Girls

Started in 1985

Guerrilla Girls are an anonymous group of feminist, female artists devoted to fighting sexism and racism within the artworld.The group formed by seven women artists in the spring of 1985 in New York City with the mission of bringing gender and racial inequality in the fine arts. Members are known for the gorilla masks they wear to remain anonymous

Posters that Guerrilla Girls have used

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