From the wearable oven to the all-female Last Supper, this hard-hitting and hilarious collection of feminist avant-garde photography still packs a punch
There are, inevitably, vaginas. Of course there are; it wouldnt be a show about the 1970s feminist avant-garde without them. But the vaginas are not the central focus of the new exhibition at the Photographers Gallery showcasing 48 international female artists over 200 major works from the Verbund collection. There is, after all, more to feminist art than the vagina; though curator Anna Dannemann does confess that she enjoys watching mens reactions as they round the corner and are confronted with Judy Chicagos 1971 work Red Flag a close-up study of a crimson tampon being removed.