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.
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.
Cite this object as
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.
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition How Posters Work.