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A ‘Nasty Woman’ of Contemporary Art Fearlessly Renders the Body

After a presidential campaign that underscored various women’s rights issues, what better art exhibition to review than one devoted to provocative images of female independence at its most intimate, centering explicitly on the body.

“Marilyn Minter: Pretty/Dirty” is part of “A Year of Yes,” a series of exhibitions on trailblazing female artists at the Brooklyn Museum. Ms. Minter, 68, has been exhibiting in New York since the early 1980s, and is increasingly admired by younger generations for her fearless renderings of both the mechanisms of beauty and its dark underbelly...

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