Marisa Merz: the forgotten woman of Arte Povera. Translated literally as “poor art”, Arte Povera consisted of a handful of Italian artists who used simple materials — components you might find in a trash heap or a forgotten thrift store — and focused on a return to quotidian subjects and the re-connection of art to life. 2,258 more words
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My photographs are investigations of female gender roles as influenced by American culture and mass media. This body of work is a 21st century extension of feminist concerns regarding the media’s portrayal of women. 800 more words