Sister acts: when the avant garde met feminism – in pictures

The exhibition is divided into five themes: women’s reduction to ‘wife, mother, and housewife’; their resulting feeling of ‘being locked up’; the questioning of ‘dictates of beauty and representations of female bodies’; explorations of ‘female sexuality’; and debates around ‘female roles and identities’. Birgit Jürgenssen revolts against being seen solely as ‘wife, mother, and housewife,’ with a nod to phrases such as ‘to have a bun in the oven’

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