I kid you not.
The ArtReach Foundation is most pleased to announce that the Clinton Foundation will debut Breaking the Veils at the Clinton Presidential Museum and Center in Little Rock, Arkansas in June 2008. Then in 2009 the exhibit will travel to Atlanta for an opening in that city, home to The ArtReach Foundation.
Actually this is about women who live in the Islamic world, and not Muslim women per se.
After September 11th, there was a lot of talk about women in Islam and how repressed they are. We assembled this collection for tour in the United States and Europe with the hope of breaking the stereotypes of women in Islam, and to show the output of gifted women artists — Muslims, Christians, Buddhists and Hindu — who live within Islamic civilization and contribute to that cultural heritage of this region.
I am sure that these artists are all wonderfully wonderful and that we should all revel in their wonderfulness and our own wonderfulness in appreciating them, but does it do much for those who are victims? Or does it just help us pretend there is not a problem?