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Poster, Do Women Have to be Naked to Get into the Met. Museum?, 1989

This is a poster. It was designed by Guerrilla Girls. It is dated 1989 and we acquired it in 2009. Its medium is photo-offset lithograph on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

The Guerrilla Girls, founded in 1985, are a group of anonymous female graphic designers who create unique combination of content and eye catching graphics to present feminist viewpoints in a sly, ironic way. Do Women Have to be Naked to Get into the Met. Museum? is proposed for acquisition along with another Guerrilla Girls poster; the pair would be the first posters by this design group to enter the collection.

This object was donated by Marc Benda and Sara Benda. It is credited Gift of Sara and Marc Benda.

Its dimensions are

Image: 27.5 × 71.1 cm (10 13/16 in. × 28 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in black ink: Do women have to be naked to get into the Met. Museum?; printed in black and red inks, below: Less than 5% of the artists in the Modern/ Art sections are women, but 85%/ of the nudes are female./ Guerrilla Girls Conscience of the Art World/ www.guerrillagirls.com.

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Poster, Do Women Have to be Naked to Get into the Met. Museum?, 1989. photo-offset lithograph on paper. Gift of Sara and Marc Benda. 2009-20-2.

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