Film “!Women Art Revolution!” [Sun, Jan 22]

From Entangled Roots. Jan 15, 2012:

!Women Art Revolution!

Check out this film showing at the Northwest Film Center Whitsell Auditorium at the Portland Art Museum on Sunday, January 22nd at 4:00pm.

Admission is $9 general, $8 for members,

Free admission for all students and faculty of sponsoring institutions (PNCA, OCAC, Reed and PSU).

“In the 1960s, women artists formed Women Artists in Revolution (WAR), a coalition to cope with exclusion from museum exhibitions, art journals, educational literature, and historical documentation. The cost of this exclusion is still felt today. In 2006, even after the successes of women artists such as Barbara Kreuger, Shirin Neshat, and Cindy Sherman, a poll of Whitney Museum patrons found that most of them could not name three women artists. Deftly combining reportage and personal memoir, !WOMEN ART REVOLUTION excavates the evolution of the feminist art movement in America through intimate interviews with many celebrated painters, performance artists, curators, and academics, filtered through Hershman-Leeson’s own interpretation as a front row observer for more than 40 years.”

More info HERE.

Sponsored by: Pacific Northwest College of Art, Oregon College of Arts & Crafts, Portland State University, Reed College, and Elizabeth Leach Gallery.

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