Art activists Guerrilla Girls think their work is misunderstood

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Anonymous feminist art activists Guerrilla Girls — who wear gorilla masks and were founded over 30 years ago — say people misunderstand their work.

“At the beginning, people would always ask, ‘Are you saying the work of white men should go away?’ ” a member who goes by the name of 17th-century playwright Aphra Behn said in Surface magazine’s new issue, out next week. “People think if everyone has a place at the table, that means white men must disappear . . . This fear mongering that if we promote women, it means we’re not promoting white men — it’s just a fallacy.”

The group’s on the mag’s cover.

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