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Feminist Art

Feminist Art

Author: Aleisha Olson

This lesson will explore Feminist Art.

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Notes on "Feminist Art"


Image of Chicago, The Dinner Party, Fair Use According to Wikipedia,; Image of Saar, The Liberation of Aunt Jemima, Fair Use According to Wikipedia,; Image of Cindy Sherman, Untitled Film Still # 35, Photo by Viola Renate, Creative Commons,; Image of Kruger, Your Body is a Battleground, Fair Use According to Wikipaintings,; Image of Guerrilla Girls, Do Women Have to be Naked to Get Into Museums?, Photo by Ryohei Noda, Creative Commons,

Terms to Know
Central Core Imagery

A term used to describe artists whose work is focused on female genitalia and the body.

Civil Rights

A set of legal, social, and economic rights that advocate for equality for all individuals and minority groups.

Feminist Art

Artwork that is focused on raising political and social awareness of the experiences of women.


A process of fixed thinking that standardizes groups of people, images, or values; often negative, biased, and derogatory.