Exhibit in Philadelphia Explores Legacy of Women in Pop

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PHILADELPHIA, PA (AP).- As radical social changes rocked 1960s America, the contemporary art world remained largely a boys’ club that largely ignored female Pop artists as their male counterparts grew to become icons of the era, according to a new exhibit. “Seductive Subversion: Women Pop Artists 1958-1968,” an exhibit at the University of the Arts from Friday until March 15, focuses exclusively on the forgotten women of Pop Art and shows about 50 works — some not seen publicly in 40 years — of 20 female Pop artists from the United States and around the world. Sid Sachs, director of the university’s