Oprah Winfrey and Nicole Kidman Will Be Among the World's Top10 Most Inspiring Women 'Sculpted for Equal Rights'! Jan. 17, 2019 / PRZen / MANHATTAN, N.Y.
-- Public spaces should represent a city's diversity and values. Unfortunately, New York City depiction of real women is only 3.3% of the statues: Joan of Arc, Golda Meir, Gertrude Stein, Eleanor Roosevelt, and Harriet Tubman.
Gillie is part of the internationally renowned husband-and-wife artistic duo, Gillie and Marc, who are on a mission to balance gender representation in New York City's public art scene.
"Our goal is to have a major city in each state erect a statue of an influential woman within the next five years," says Gillie, "We hope that as the project expands, it will include a broader diversity of race, class, ability, sexual orientation, and gender expression."
To change this gender imbalance Gillie and Marc planned tactics:
● Gillie and Marc have teamed up with some of the world's most powerful women and are taking an artistic stand for equal rights with their launch of Statues for Equality on August 26th, Women's Equality Day 2019.
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