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When Lynda Benglis published her legendary ad in the November 1974 issue of Artforum she was commenting on the overt male domination of the art world. The image was shocking and caused two resignations from the magazines editors who considered it pornographic. The result? Male gaze successfully subverted.

Title: Ref.: Artforum, Nov. 1974; Image ID: UCSD_41822001505021
Creator Benglis, Lynda, 1941- Title Ref.: Artforum, Nov. 1974 Description By Arthur Gordon Subject Benglis, Lynda, 1941- Feminism Lesbians Mixed Media–20th C. A.D Nude Portraits–Artists Reference Sex Collection ARTstor Slide Gallery Source Data from: University of California, San Diego Rights Art (c) Lynda Benglis / Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY.