Artist Amanda Putty Exposes Hedge Fund Behavior

Jul 09, 2007, 01:00 ET from Investment Marketing, Inc.

    SAN FRANCISCO, July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Artist Amanda Putty exposes
 sexist behavior of hedge fund managers in a recent series of photorealistic
 paintings entitled "Hedge Fund Girls." The paintings depict quintessential
 fantasies of hedge fund managers -- fantasies of money and power involving
 women. The artist, who paints under a pseudonym, has an insider's knowledge
 of hedge fund fantasies and attitudes, having worked in the industry for
 the past seven years.
     The paintings (approximately 4 by 5 feet) portray women as hedge fund
 managers, almost exclusively male, envision them: as baby dolls,
 mistresses, trophy wives, cupcakes, collectibles and playthings. Ms.
 Putty's work has been called "shocking," "illuminating," and "crusading."
 On the other hand, one male hedge fund manager has called her work
     Ms. Putty's portfolio may be viewed at

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