In the 80s, Judy Chicago created a series of work that she called PowerPlay where she captured male bodies caught between aggressive self-assertion and vulnerability. At the time, the works didn't hit home with many. But that's taken a turn recently.
The artist posted images of some well-known male politicians recently in the news juxtaposed with three of her paintings from the 80s. It struck a chord and brought PowerPlay back into the spotlight.
Read more about how, and why, PowerPlay has hit home with so many and what the artist has to say about it all in this article.
What Judy Chicago's Work Reveals About Toxic Masculinity
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