Who am I? Do you know my name? Do you know who I am? Do you care?
These are questions women have had to face and deal with when trying to present themselves as an artist in a field dominated by men. Artists Lorna Simpson and Shirin Neshat explore gender stereotyping, racism, and class in these works. What are their hidden messages, and how is stereotyping, racism, and classism explored in each piece?
She, Lorna Simpson, 1992
Rebellious Silence, Neshat, 1994