Staff Picks: MoMA Movie Guide
Category
Film Review
Date
Feb 11, 2019
Source
MoMA Movie Guide
Author
Staff
Excerpt

!Women Art Revolution is an inspiring documentary about the history of feminist art, poignantly told through the perspectives of artists, curators, and critics, including the Guerilla Girls, Lucy Lippard, Adrian Piper, Yvonne Rainer, Martha Rosler, Betya Saar, Carolee Schneemann, Nancy Spero, and Marcia Tucker. Mixing multiple visual strategies, Lynn Hershman Leeson filmed her subjects over 40 years, overlaying her footage with political events such as the Vietnam War, the Civil Rights movement, the Black Panthers, women’s liberation, and the free speech movement. The film acquires further urgency in light of today’s #MeToo movement…