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".
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