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DIGS - Sexism in the Arts

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Presented by Purple Room Fine Art - curator Carolyn Pierotti at Artists Image Resource, Pittsburgh PA

May 06 2017
DIGS - Sexism in the Arts

Exhibit featuring 13 women artists exposing sexism and how it intersects with age and race. Observations on what sexism is and how it effects women.

“DIGS – Sexism in the Arts” came to be because of misogynist behavior, fear, and an overwhelming feeling of isolation.  What are “digs”… comments that we, as women receive daily, making us question our ability, skill set and overall value.   Historically women haven’t been seen, or heard.  When reading art history, women are systematically plucked out of the books, we are viewed as objects in paintings, our work is compared to our male counterparts, and there is a lack of wall

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Artists Image Resource

518 Foreland St, Pittsburgh, PA 15212


No wheelchair access or elevator.   Stairs only.

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