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Lessons in Subversion in Medieval and Renaissance Art

In 1989, the Guerrilla Girls, a group of mostly anonymous women art-world professionals and artists, did a head count at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. They wanted to know how many women artists were represented in the modern galleries versus how many artworks in those same galleries depicted female nudes.read more.

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Sofia Coppola Explores Priscilla Presley’s World in ‘Priscilla’

Elvis Presley (Jacob Elordi) notices Priscilla Beaulieu (Cailee Spaeny) immediately at a party, and asks if she’s a senior. “Ninth,” she says sheepishly. At first, he’s not sure what he means. She clarifies, “ninth grade.” He exclaims, “You’re just a baby!”

Tapping his feet by the record player, the international superstar asks Priscilla what the kids are listening to these days.read more.

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Sofia Coppola is a Master of Both Aesthetic and Emotional Depth

Happy birthday to the one and only Sofia Coppola! Today we’re celebrating this legendary filmmaker. 

Sofia Coppola is an American screenwriter, director and actor who is known for her strong aesthetics as well as nuanced and empathetic portrayals of her characters. Though her films span a wide range of time periods, subject matters and color palettes, they always feel distinctly Sofia, making her one of the true auteurs of our time. read more.

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Sofia Coppola’s Films Highlight Different Types of Isolation

When looking at Sofia Coppola’s filmography during quarantine, it’s evident how the theme of isolation and its effects on young women is prevalent in several of her movies.
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