When radical feminist theorist Valerie Solanas shot Andy Warhol, the newspaper
Andy Warhol Shot by Actress.
The reporting was lazy and fitted a pre-existing perception that Warhol was surrounded by crazy 'art people' and unbalanced 'superstars'.
Though Solanas was abused, dismissed or
ignored throughout her life, history has since recognised her as one of the most important radical feminist theorists of the 20th Century.
Here the artist revises and corrects
the historical news story, according Solanas the respect of referring to her by name and describing her target anonymously,
but accurately, as an