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Exhibitions: Transcendent Girls In a Patriarchal Culture

By David Schonauer   Friday August 10, 2018

Melissa Ann Pinney, a fine art photographer and former Guggenheim fellow, grew up in the 1950s, a time, she tells The New York Times, when “[p]atriarchy was the air we breathed.” As an artist, she began creating photographs that explore female identity in patriarchal culture. Her latest exhibit, “Girl Transcendent,” which is part of a larger project spanning three decades, is on view at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center  in Hawaii until Aug. 16. “I want to show women and girls as subjects in their own lives, not as objects,” she says.

Read the whole story at The New York Times.

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