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Artists Charlene Vickers and Maria Hupfield featured in Strong Women on the March at Seattle Art Fair – The New York Times

Article by Kirk Johnson

Strong women were on the march in many places across the Art Fair here this year — some objectified and up for sale, like Ms. Green Eye Shadow from the Cassigneul painting, called “Devant la Mer,” others making statements of their own in performance pieces or videos. Some of the female-themed art was overtly political, connecting the dots of race and gender, while other pieces were more cryptic, raising questions about the nature of identity and gender itself, like the 30 facial sculptures hanging by threads in air — all derived from extrapolations of DNA obtained from Chelsea Manning, the transgender former military analyst, by the artist Heather Dewey-Hagborg.

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