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Feminist Art

7 Forgotten Women Surrealists Who Deserve To Be Remembered

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 07.30.2015 | Arts

"I believe in the future resolution of these two states, dream and reality, which are seemingly so contradictory, into a kind of absolute reality, a s...

Conservatives Do Not Like Artist's Pornographic Mandalas, No One Is Surprised

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 07.23.2015 | Arts

One thing conservative politicians tend not to like is explicit artwork. One thing they really do not like is explicit artwork that evokes sacred or r...

Priscilla Frank

10 More 19th Century American Woman Artists You Don't Know, But Should

HuffingtonPost.com | Priscilla Frank | Posted 07.06.2015 | Arts

The following artists constitute a very different breed of American heroes than those we're used to hearing about. They fought for feminism deca...

Enigmatic Found And Staged Photos Create Haunting Depiction Of Female Identity

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.26.2015 | Arts

Two dead trouts shoved into frozen cups. A bound acrobat suspended in darkness. A disco ball disrupting a woman's face. These are some of the ...

Everything About This Badass Feminist Coloring Book Makes Us Proud

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.25.2015 | Arts

Feminists of the world, you know how tiring it can get dealing with the oppression, discrimination and hate that's all too rampant in our ever...

52 Times Western Art History Was Hella Body Positive (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.22.2015 | Arts

This week, we simultaneously laughed and cringed reading Maddie Howard's xoJane essay, recounting her experience sleeping with an unworthy OKCupi...

Taylor Swift, Tori Amos, and Me: Women Make Their Most Powerful Art When They Ditch the Boys and Find Themselves

Patricia Leavy, PhD | Posted 06.19.2015 | Women
Patricia Leavy, PhD

The strength in these feminist empowerment projects is clear to fans who use them to navigate their own lives, but I want to highlight the message for other artists: use creativity to carve your identity and empower others.

Priscilla Frank

Delightfully Nasty 'Porn Scores' Reveal Classical Music's Erotic Underbelly (NSFW)

HuffingtonPost.com | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.18.2015 | Arts

Warning: This article contains pornographic imagery and may not be suitable for work. The first thing you'll see upon entering Ana Prvački'...

Global Project Aims To Get Women Artists Into Museums

artnet | artnet News | Posted 06.17.2015 | Arts

This article originally appeared on Artnet News. By Amah-Rose Abrams Valeria Napoleone Photo: courtesy Contemporary Art Society The Contemp...

What Inclusive Feminism Looks Like, In 7 Images

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 06.16.2015 | Women

One artist wants to show the world: This is what feminism looks like. Photographer Erin Lefevre's new series is inspired by her own feelings on fem...

Feminist Artist Leaks Her Own Nudes, Internet Responds Like Meatheads (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.16.2015 | Arts

Warning: This post contains nudity and may not be suitable for work. Artist Molly Soda describes her most recent series "Should I send this?" a...

How To Overcome The Odds, According To Women Artists

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.16.2015 | Arts

Paula Rego DBE Paula Rego, DBE was born in Lisbon, Portugal in 1935. Today, at 80 years old, the artist is known worldwide for her spellbindi...

15 Women Illustrators You Should Follow On Instagram Right Now

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.09.2015 | Arts

While the majority of us are using social media to upload images of brunch, cats and cats eating brunch, this talented group of women are using th...

A Bizarre Feminist Music Video Experiment Is Pretty Much Rocking Our World

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.08.2015 | Arts

Raise your hand if you've seen a bunch of women dancing together in a music video. (Everyone raises hand.) Now, raise your hand if you've ever...

Gloriously Hideous Sculptures Reveal The True Horror Of The Mermaid Myth

Posted 05.27.2015 | Arts

Early Woman For those uninitiated with mer-centric folklore, the Fiji mermaid is a creature with a monkey's head and a fish's tail, a monstr...

10 Brilliant Women On Why Need Feminism, Illustrated

The Huffington Post | Amanda Duberman | Posted 05.28.2015 | Women

In the series "We Are Entitled To Wear Cowboy Boots To Our Own Revolution," illustrator Ellen T. Crenshaw has created the closest thing we've ever fou...

Ask Her More

Annie Flavin | Posted 05.18.2015 | Parents
Annie Flavin

The questions for him are different. The variance is faint, but it's there, if you're listening. The comments and questions move on quickly from how he looks to what he can do, which super powers he has.

39 Contemporary Artists Standing Up For Planned Parenthood Today

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.15.2015 | Arts

"I am too intelligent, too demanding, and too resourceful for anyone to be able to take charge of me entirely," Simone de Beauvoir once said. "No one ...

Priscilla Frank

It's Time To Stop Hating Yoko Ono

HuffingtonPost.com | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.15.2015 | Arts

Illustration by Priscilla Frank In 1980, John Lennon and Yoko Ono sat down for an interview with David Sheff of Playboy Magazine. The two w...

Photography Student Photographs Gorgeous Women Who Aren't Afraid To Take Up Space

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.14.2015 | Arts

"By the time I was five, I was a little diva," glorious queen Stevie Nicks once said. The word diva, according to Merriam-Webster dictionary, ...

Turns Out Menstrual Blood Is Pretty Beautiful Up Close

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.05.2015 | Arts

Jen Lewis' rather unorthodox email signature reads "Conceptual Artist & Menstrual Designer." It seems that a menstrual designer is pretty much w...

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Heartbreaking Artwork Pays Tribute To Young Female Martyrs Around The World

HuffingtonPost.com | Priscilla Frank | Posted 04.14.2015 | Arts

Photo by Doug Schwab "At first, it's deceptively simple," artist Patricia Cronin explained to The Huffington Post. "But then you start to thi...

15 Feminist Artists Respond To The Censorship Of Women's Bodies Online

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 04.13.2015 | Arts

In March, artist and poet Rupi Kaur uploaded an image to Instagram, depicting Kaur curled up on the bed in sweats and a t-shirt. She's also on h...

What I Learned When I Turned The Camera On Myself

Giselle Noelle Morgan | Posted 06.03.2015 | Women
Giselle Noelle Morgan

The mere act of being a woman artist is an act of rebellion since it was and still is male-dominated. These handpicked pieces take the rebellion one step further by illustrating the stories of women in isolation through their own art.

Stunning Illustrations Reinterpret Grimms' Fairy Tales To Highlight Their Feminist Roots

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 04.07.2015 | Arts

All Fur III, 2011-14 Gouache and chalk pastel on Arches paper, 22 x 30 inches (55.9 x 76.2 cm). Courtesy of the artist. The tale of "All Fu...