• Women Art Revolution (2010)

Women Art Revolution

Release Date: 2010

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 23 min

Plot Summary

This documentary explores the slow but steady rise of the women's art community, which first blossomed when the Feminist Movement exploded in America during the 1960s and 1970s, thereby increasing cultural awareness of women artists. Through archival footage and interviews, the stories of activists such as the Guerrilla Girls and performance artists like Yoko Ono and Judy Chicago are told. The documentary also touches on the gender politics of the art world.

Director: Lynn Hershman-Leeson

Genres: Documentary

Keywords: 1980s, Passionate, Spirited, 1990s, Gripping, Transformation, New York City, Rise, 2000s, 1970s, Underdog, Quest

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Boston Globe

    It's affecting, and the tone, which is polemical, is also rueful and realistic. show more

  • 80
    The Hollywood Reporter

    It took 42 years for filmmaker Lynn Hershman Leeson to make !Women Art Revolution. The film, about the emerging feminist movement, is comprehensive and vibrant. show more

  • 75
    San Francisco Chronicle

    Fortunately, !Woman Art Revolution isn't a stuffy museum piece. It's an important documentary, sure, but it's also playful and engaging. show more

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