!Women Art Revolution
An entertaining and revelatory "secret history" of Feminist Art, ~~!Women
Art Revolution~~ deftly illuminates this under-explored movement through conversations, archival footage and works of visionary artists, historians, curators and critics. Starting from its roots in 1960s antiwar and civil rights protests, the film details developments in women's art through pioneering artists resulted in what is now widely regarded as the most significant art movement of the late 20th century.
For more than forty years, artist and filmmaker Lynn Hershman Leeson (Teknolust) has collected a plethora of interviews with her contemporaries and shaped them into an intimate portrayal of their fight to break down barriers facing women both in the art world and society at large. With a rousing score by Carrie Brownstein (Sleater-Kinney, Portlandia) !WAR features Miranda July, the Guerrilla Girls, Yvonne Rainer, Judy Chicago, Marina Abramovic, Yoko Ono, B. Ruby Rich, Carolee Schneemann, Marcia Tucker and other groundbreaking figures.