Women Artists Around the World Are Creating One Giant Show of Resistance
Forty-one international artists are coming together for London’s “Nasty Women” exhibition to give a big “fuck you” to the state of the world.
When Donald Trump called Hillary Clinton a “nasty woman” during the final presidential debate, the insult quickly morphed into a rallying cry for Clinton’s camp. Less than a year later, it’s tempting to look back on that moment as a relic of a better time; you know, when we weren’t worried about the president taking the US into nuclear war with North Korea.
As a slogan, “Nasty Woman” took off in a fever: There are Nasty Women-inspired t-shirts, tote bags, and Scandal monologues. It’s also the name of the global art movement founded by Roxanne Jackson and Jessamyn Fiore in New York, and the title of its debut art show in London.
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Article by Zing Tsjeng