We’re taught at such an early age to be against the communists, yet most of us don’t have the faintest idea what communism is. Only a fool lets somebody else tell him who his enemy is.
Denying women vision and voices also denies them power.
Griselda Pollock, from “Women, Art, and Ideology: Questions for Feminist Art Historians”
Natalia Lach-Lachowicz, Post- Consumer Art, 1975.
Under this mask, another mask. I will never be finished removing all these faces.
I love the person I’ve become, because I fought to become her.
Being an artist means forever healing your own wounds and at the same time endlessly exposing them.
Lorna Simpson, Counting, 1991.
Lorna Simpson, from the NYC 1993: Experimental Jet Set, Trash and No Star exhibition, 2013.
People get used to anything. The less you think about your oppression, the more your tolerance for it grows. After a while, people just think oppression is the normal state of things. But to become free, you have to be acutely aware of being a slave.
Thank you for the kind words! By a feminist, for feminists!