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A&E.NY social/political art

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kathleen vales (vales01)
Thu, 9 Oct 1997 12:36:11 -0400 (EDT)

> hello to all of you folks in ohio... many of you are interested in the
> issues of socio-political art. well, i have a few ideas for you to
> research.
> one of my favorite groups of artists is the GUERILLA GIRLS. if you are
> unfamiliar w/ their work, they attack critical issues such as gender bias,
> racial stereotypes, cultural problems, etc. in the art world. they have
> been labeled as the 'art world's conscience'. they do performance art where
> the anonymus women dress in gorilla suits and throw bananas at people!
> there is a book they have called 'true confessions of a guerilla girl'
> (unsure of teh exact title, but something to that affect) they also have a
> web site where you can send them email and look at soem of there past art
> works. (oh, no! i don't know it off hand, but can tell you later..! but if
> you are able, go on the web and under one of the many search engines, type
> in 'guerilla girls' and you should find them easily)
> i know of several other groups, but must recall there exact titles... i will
> get back to you folks on that soon!