Exhibit in New York brings together artwork by women on women's roles

In Women Now, social standings are put on the spotlight and put to the test in artworks by American and Austrian women.

Things are no great for women nowadays, but a hundred years ago, the picture was much darker.

In the United States, the independence conquered in 1776 brought voting rights only to white male landowners over the age of 21. Women were not allowed to vote until 1920 - 144 years later.

In Austria, it can be said that it took less time, considering that the country only came into existence at the end of the First World War.

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