Guerrilla Girls target super-wealthy collectors

THE ART NEWSPAPER | Hannah McGivern:

Private museums are multiplying in Europe, the US and Asia, and they are coming under the scrutiny of the Guerrilla Girls, the activist collective and self-styled “conscience of the art world”, which is in London this week. “There’s a growing proliferation of private museums put together by billionaire art collectors, and they’re really to protect their very expensive spending habits in the arts,” says Frida Kahlo, one of the founding members of the US-based collective, which has protested against inequality in the art world since 1985… Read more

Image: When feminists attack: the Guerrilla Girls’ commission for the Whitechapel Gallery, where their first dedicated UK show is open this week. Photo: David Parry/PA Wire

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