When feminism and art clash

By J. DeVoy

“Pierce Harlan,” contributor to the False Rape Society, posts an interesting historical account about an 89-year-long feud between feminists and sculpture in New York City.

A teaser from the article:

What was so offensive about this statue? MacMonnies had the audacity to give vice a feminine face, and to depict virtue as decidedly male. The reaction of many women to this statue, from 1922 to today, is eye-opening.

One Response to When feminism and art clash

  1. […] Here is an article that links to a “feminist” controversy over a statue; the statue shows a male “good” slaying female “evils”. If nothing else, it is fun to think […]

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