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[AC] Mead Art Museum at Amherst College; [HC] Hampshire College Art Gallery;
[HD] Historic Deerfield; [MH] Mount Holyoke College Art Museum; [MH SK] The Joseph Allen Skinner Museum at Mount Holyoke College; [SC] Smith College Museum of Art; [UM] University Museum of Contemporary Art at UMASS Amherst

 


Maker(s):Guerrilla Girls
Culture:American 20th century
Title:Do women have to be naked to get into the Met. Museum?, from Guerrilla Girls, Most Wanted 1985 - 2006
Date Made:1989
Type:Print
Materials:photolithograph printed in color on paper
Place Made:United States
Measurements:sheet/image: 11 in x 24 in; 27.94 cm x 60.96 cm
Narrative Inscription:  undated, signed verso in pencil at lower left: Guerrilla Girls
Accession Number:  SC 2006.44.7
Credit Line:Purchased with the gift of the Fred Bergfors and Margaret Sandberg Foundation
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Description:
yellow background, Ingres nude at left with guerrilla head lying on pink cloth, text across top and right: Do women have to be naked to / get into the Met. Museum? / Less than 3% of the artists in the Modern / Art Sections are women, but 83% / of the nudes are female. / Statistics from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, 2004 / Guerrilla Girls CONSCIENCE OF THE ART WORLD / www.guerrillagirls.com

Label Text:
This is portfolio 1 of an edition of 50. Additional writing on this object can be found at
Paper + People the Cunningham Center Blog.

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