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14 Unsatisfied Women In Western Art History

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    The Toast — a byproduct of ladyblog vets Nicole Cliffe and Mallory Ortberg — practically serves as our feminist manifesto. The site publishes features on everything from literary characters that never were to an internal email chain about force-ranking the Mitford sisters. Yep, it's that good.
    By Mallory Ortberg

    We have nothing against the women depicted in art through the ages; in fact, we think they were probably more articulate and outspoken than their painted characters suggest. For fun, we decided to give them speech. In the 14 slides ahead, an amusing interpretation of what was really going on.

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