Cuz You’re Filthy And I’m Gorgeous: Marilyn Minter’s ‘Pretty/Dirty’ At Brooklyn Museum
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Cuz You’re Filthy And I’m Gorgeous: Marilyn Minter’s ‘Pretty/Dirty’ At Brooklyn Museum

“The time has come to think about sex,” announces Gayle Rubin in the introduction to her seminal essay “Thinking Sex: Notes for a Radical Theory of the Politics of Sexuality” (143). Written in 1984–the year of Reagan’s reelection, Rubin’s pro-sex polemic came as a response to not only Reagan’s AIDS-denying conservatism, but also the pearl clutching, … Continue reading

Cut It Up And See What It Really Says: Collage As Subversion At The Brooklyn Museum
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Cut It Up And See What It Really Says: Collage As Subversion At The Brooklyn Museum

Last weekend, the Brooklyn Museum’s Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art and the International Collage Center hosted a panel, “Fashioning Personnae: Collage, Gender and Feminism,” bringing together an inspirational group of artists to question the nature of collage as it relates to gender, identity and the self. Continue reading