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How To Bring Out Your Inner Witch, According To Our Favorite Feminist Occult Artist

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 08.28.2015 | Arts

Marjorie Cameron was born in Belle Plaine, Iowa in 1922. At the age of 18, she joined the Navy as a cartographer, where she honed her childhood inter...

Poussy Draama's Mobile Doctor's Office Is Challenging Sex Ed Norms

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 08.30.2015 | Arts

Recently I went to the beach with my 2-year-old cousins and our grandma. At one point, desperate for their affection, I reached out my hand and ...

Curator's Close-Up: Maura Reilly

Lilia Ziamou | Posted 08.26.2015 | Arts
Lilia Ziamou

In this conversation, Maura Reilly talks to us about a recent ARTnews Special Issue on Women in the Art World that she has recently co-edited, her recent book project and her goals as the Chief Curator at the National Academy Museum, which she joined last month.

The Love Affair Between Women Artists And Nature

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 08.17.2015 | Arts

"The spider is a repairer," French-American artist Louise Bourgeois said. "If you bash into the web of a spider, she doesn’t get mad. She weaves...

21-Year-Old Selfie Jedi Could Teach You A Thing Or Two About Gender, Depression And Identity

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 08.17.2015 | Arts

Hobbes Ginsberg is a 21-year-old photographer based in Los Angeles. Her specialty is the selfie. But, in lieu of flattering angles and pouty li...

Vivian Fu's Raw Self-Portraits Challenge The 'Asian Sidekick' Stereotype

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 08.12.2015 | Arts

Warning: This article contains nudity and may not be appropriate for work.  The San Fernando Valley, my homeland, located just north of Los Ange...

8 Forgotten Female Dada Artists Who Deserve To Be Remembered

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 08.11.2015 | Arts

What, you ask, is dada? The radical leftist movement was anti-war, anti-bourgeois, anti-art, even sometimes anti-dada. In his Dada Manifesto, Tri...

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 ...