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To date they have produced more than ninety posters, three books, numerous stickers and other printed projects and have undertaken actions about discrimination in art, film and politics.
They make presentations and run workshops at schools, museums and various organisations. Their individual identities are always concealed behind the ature gorilla masks.
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Display caption Formed inthe Guerrilla Girls are Sensual massage Kidderminster street anonymous activist group who highlight discrimination in the art world. Their targets include museums, dealers, curators and art critics.
They fly-posted their first Girl squirts at work in United Kingdom overnight in the fashionable New York art district of SoHo, and have also displayed their work as advertisements on city buses.
Over the years their attacks on sexism have widened to other areas of social, racial and gender-based inequality.
The Guerrilla Girls wear gorilla masks Fucking pretty women in United Kingdom public appearances and use the names of famous deceased artists and writers as pseudonyms. Gallery label, February Does this text contain inaccurate information or language that you feel we should improve or change?