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On a recent afternoon in Florence, room 91 of the Uffizi Gallery, home to a magnificent Caravaggio, was packed with visitors.

But the work they were straining to see wasn’t by the baroque master but one of his contemporaries, an artist whose life story is strikingly reminiscent of the #Me Too movement. This painter risked all to challenge the man who raped her, and spent the rest of her career unpacking power struggles between the sexes on her canvases.

Read more on The Guardian:

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2020/feb/29/artemisia-gentileschi-national-gallery-baroque-heroine-female-caravaggio

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