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May Stevens
Date: American painter and printmaker, born 1924
Biography: A contributor to the first issue of the feminist art and politics journal published by the Heresies Collective, May Stevens has explored war, class, and social injustice in her figurative work. Her subject matter has included civil rights activists in the early 1960s, grotesque personifications of the Vietnam War, and powerful historical female figures, such as the Italian Baroque painter Artemisia Gentileschi.