13 November 2009 - 14 February 2010. The failure of the 'genderless society' espoused to by communism is revealed with this exploration of how the sexes were depicted behind the Iron Curtain. Equality was not originally shared amongst male and female artists in the Eastern Bloc; in fact it was only in the 1970s that women involved in body-related art gained the recognition they deserved. Paintings, photographs, sculpture, installations and films produced since the mid-Sixties by 70 eastern European artists are on display and reflect the socio-political developments in their popular culture since then.
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Gender Check: Feminity and Masculinity in Eastern European Art
MUMOK - Museum of Modern Art, MuseumsQuartier, Museumsplatz 1, 1070 Vienna. Tel. +43-1-525 00