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  • Dorothy Iannone, The Next Great Moment in History Is Ours, 1970, silk screen on paper, 28 3⁄4 × 40 1⁄8".

    Dorothy Iannone, The Next Great Moment in History Is Ours, 1970, silk screen on paper, 28 3⁄4 × 40 1⁄8".

    “She-Bam Pow Pop Wizz! The Amazons of Pop”

    Musée d'Art Moderne et d'Art Contemporain | Nice

    In 1961, the contraceptive pill went into free circulation in the UK. Shortly thereafter, in the mid-1960s, the miniskirt appeared. As the story goes, the sexual revolution of the ’60s was instrumental in liberating women from the shackles of a society that for too long had kept them confined to a purely domestic sphere of family life. Women’s newfound powers were translated onto the pages of comic strips through the appearance of heroines such as Barbarella or Jodelle. Though these svelte bombshells were dreamed up by male authors, their sensuality and sexuality went in tandem with superhuman

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