Feminist art


Art expression by women addressing issues pertinent to their lives such as comparable status with men in the work world, contemporary roles in society, and treatment of women within their native cultures. It is a movement that began in the 1960s, primarily in Great Britain and the United States. Women considered feminist artists include Judy Chicago, Lynda Benglis, Rebecca Horn, Cindy Sherman and Faith Ringgold. Source: Robert Atkins, "ARTSPEAK".