Guerrilla Girls: The Art of Behaving Badly by the Guerrilla Girls
Hardcover – Chronicle – Oct 2020 – 192 pages
Guerrilla Girls: The Art of Behaving Badly is the first book to catalog the entire career of the Guerrilla Girls from 1985 to present.
In 1985, a group of masked feminist avengers&;known as the Guerrilla Girls&;papered downtown Manhattan with posters calling out the Museum of Modern Art for its lack of representation of female artists.
They quickly became a global phenomenon, and the fearless activists have produced hundreds of posters, stickers, and billboards ever since.
This book explores all their provocative street campaigns, unforgettable media appearances, and large-scale exhibitions.
- Each copy comes with a punch-out gorilla mask that invites readers to step up and join the movement themselves.
- Captions by the Guerrilla Girls themselves contextualize the visuals.
- Explores their well-researched, intersectional takedown of the patriarchy