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A Brief History of Women in Art (article)

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From antiquity onwards, only a small sample of women found their way into the tales of the greatest artists. Even then, they were often described as unusually talented women who overcame the limitations
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women were systematically excluded from the records of art history
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number of factors
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craft a
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social shifts
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 many women artists currently address personal and transnational issues of identity
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bring racist stereotypes to light.
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f lesbian sexuality
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female art” but rather that art shapes and is shaped by culture, that it conveys cultural ideas about beauty, gender, and power, and that it can be a powerful tool to question issues of race, class, and identity.
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