Feminist Art

Feminist Art

Author: Erin Aldana

This lesson will explore Feminist Art.

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Notes on "Feminist Art"

Key Terms

Feminist art

Image Credits

Judy Chicago, The Dinner Party, Fair Use According to Wikipedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Judy_Chicago_The_Dinner_Party.JPG, Betye Saar, The Liberation of Aunt Jemima, Fair Use According to Wikipedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:72_aunt_jemima.gif, Cindy Sherman, Untitled Film Still, Creative Commons, http://www.flickr.com/photos/violarenate/3260589748/, Barbara Kruger, Your Body is a Battleground wikipaintings http://www.wikipaintings.org/en/barbara-kruger/untitled-your-body-is-a-battleground-1989, Rodchenko, Advertisement for the State Press of Leningrad, Creative Commons, http://www.flickr.com/photos/centralasian/3299286859/, Guerilla Girls, Do Women Have to be Naked to Get into US Museums, Photo by Ryohei Noda, Creative Commons, http://www.flickr.com/photos/g4gti/8144240315/

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.

  • Stereotype

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