6 Male Artists Making Inspiring Feminist Work / Hyperallergic

Is this what a feminist looks like? (image by Christopher Dombres/Flickr)

Is this what a feminist looks like? (image by Christopher Dombres/Flickr)

We all know about the terrible gender disparity in the art world. As ladies, we live with systemic sexism on a daily basis. We are reminded of the art world’s sexism by investigations like Micol Hebron’s findings that women (here we speak only of gender not even getting into the even more bleak race statistics) make up only 18% of Artforumcovers, and the ongoing relevance of feminist badasses, the Guerrilla Girls. Such is life in the arts. Shows like XX at Shepard Fairey’s Subliminal Projects in Los Angeles attempt to give more visibility to female artists, presenting eight women in a show that is obviously named after the female chromosome. Yet, the questions always come back to the patriarchy, and the necessity for all men to become feminists. Here are seven male feminist artists who make us love dudes despite the patriarchy, and will hopefully inspire you to be a more feminist man, brah.

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