Art Exhibit and Virtual Tour: GUERRILLA GIRLS: The Art of Behaving Badly
August 24, 2020 - October 15, 2020
9:00 am- 5:00 pm
100 Glasgow Street
Lexington, VA 24450
Washington and Lee/Lenfest Center is pleased to announce the "Guerrilla Girls: The Art of Behaving Badly" Art Exhibit and Artist Lecture.
Art Exhibit/Staniar Gallery: Monday, August 24th – Thursday, October 15, 2020
Lenfest Center/Staniar Gallery (Hours: Mon.-Fri. 9-5 pm.)
Visit via virtual tour: https://my.wlu.edu/staniar-gallery/current-season/guerilla-girls/guerilla-girls-virtual-exhibition
Artist Lecture: Wednesday, October 7, 2020 at 5:30 pm
Watch via live-stream: https://livestream.com/wlu
Art Exhibit in the Staniar Gallery and now ONLINE!
Instructions for VIRTUAL TOUR of EXHIBIT:
- Visit https://3d.wlu.edu/staniar_gallery/guerrilla_girls.htm.
- The tour opens with the view of Wall 1. Each of the 4 walls can be selected from the thumbnail images at the bottom of your screen for better viewing. Select a wall to explore. Drag the image to pan around the room. Hover over and select each piece for a closer view. These views can be closed by clicking the X in the upper right corner. Hover over and select the labels next to each piece for details. Select the TV monitor on Wall 3 to view a series of videos. To close the videos, click on one of the Wall thumbnails at the bottom of your screen.
Guerrilla Girls is an anonymous group of feminist, female artists devoted to fighting sexism and racism within the art world. The group formed in New York City in 1985 with the mission of drawing attention to gender and racial inequality in museums, galleries, and cultural institutions. In order to preserve their anonymity and keep the focus on the issues, members wear gorilla masks in public and take the names of deceased female artists. Their posters, stickers, and street projects use facts and statistics infused with humor to call attention to corruption and gender and ethnic bias in the arts community. The group has brought their message promoting social justice and human rights for all people and genders all over the world.