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I created this exhibition to represent how I feel about the color pink. Growing up, I thought that liking the color pink meant I was a girly girl and couldn't stand up for myself. Now as an adult, I realize that that way of thinking had to do with misogyny and the idea that to be feminine and accept feminine things was weak. I was wrong a child. Loving things that are feminine don't make you weak, but strong. I love the color pink and florals. There's nothing wrong about enjoying things that make you happy. 

I included artworks with a wide range of mediums and time periods to show that women are powerful in every time period and shown in any way. As you take a look through the artwork, think of them and power and beauty. Think Pink. 

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Mujer Dormida

Accession Number
2011/1.92

Title
Mujer Dormida

Artist(s)
Armando Morales

Artist Nationality
Nicaraguan

Object Creation Date
1979

Medium & Support
lithograph on paper

Dimensions
22 1/16 in x 33 11/16 in (56 cm x 85.5 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of the Blanton Museum of Art, The University of Texas at Austin

Physical Description
Horizontal image filled by reclining female nude, legs and feet to the right, torso and head to the left. The figure's torso lower torso to the knees covered with pink sheet. 

Primary Object Classification
Print

Collection Area
Modern and Contemporary

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Keywords
color prints (prints)
figures (illustrations)
nudes (representations)

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