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Priscilla Frank

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 04.03.2015 | 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...

In Casablanca, 63 Billboards Showcase Women's Art

HuffPost Morocco | Huffpost Morocco Editors | Posted 04.13.2015 | Arts

During the first two weeks of April, the city of Casablanca, Morocco will become a haven for public art. The Billboard Festival, an art festival of ep...

13 Portraits That Reveal What Women Really See When They Look At Themselves

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 04.02.2015 | Women

Women should be seen and heard -- and a new portrait series uses women's words and faces to make sure they are. Created by Jennifer Bermon, the "H...

10 Heroic Women Of Art History Who Defied Creative Expectations

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 03.23.2015 | Arts

They broke the rules. They changed the game. They often had very poofy hair. These are the women artists who embodied the idea of feminist...

6 Feminist African Artists Changing The Body Of Contemporary Art

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 02.20.2015 | Arts

In 1929, a group of Igbo women gathered in the Nigerian city of Aba to protest the tax policies of the British colonial administration. As their weapo...

10 Amazing Female Artists And Their Male Muses

The Huffington Post | Talia Lavin | Posted 02.13.2015 | Arts

A recent essay in the Telegraph entitled “The Secret Lives of the Great Artists’ Lovers” begins: “For as long as man has painted, he (and it u...

Five Emerging Female Photographers To Put On Your Radar Right Now (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 02.10.2015 | Arts

Note: This post contains some (quite lovely) nudity. Consider yourself warned. The show is called "Pheromone Hotbox." If just those very words conj...

These Masculine/Feminine Hybrids Show Gender Is Always More Complicated Than We Think

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 02.05.2015 | Arts

"From a young age I have been aware of both my female and male side," artist Daantje Bons told The Huffington Post. The Dutch photographer channels as...

'A History Of Sluts' Chronicles The Women Who Changed The World While Being Sexy As Hell

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 01.29.2015 | Arts

Frida Kahlo. Nan Goldin. Hatshepsut. Lena Dunham. Hannah Hoch. Wallis Simpson. Emilie Du Chatelet. Stevie Nicks. These are just some of the women who,...

10 Badass Emerging Female Artists You Should Know Right This Minute

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 01.22.2015 | Arts

We call it a good day when we learn about one new female artist toying with art and gender in radical new ways. Thanks to Judith Charles Gallery's exh...

The Guerrilla Girls Are The Feminist Masked Avengers The Art World Still Needs

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 01.20.2015 | Arts

We had always hoped the real life super-heroines of our time would wear masks. And then there were the Guerrilla Girls, a feminist art collective that...

Woman Strips Down In The Midst Of Ruins To Capture The Beauty Of Middle Age

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 01.16.2015 | Arts

You may not feel you have that much in common with an old factory or abandoned mental asylum. But photographer Sarah R. Bloom sympathized with these d...

Clarity Haynes

Liz Insogna | Posted 03.15.2015 | Arts
Liz Insogna

Clarity Haynes studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts before earning her MFA in painting from Brooklyn College, CUNY. Her work has been widely exhibited, most recently at the Leslie Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art in Manhattan, and Life on Mars Gallery in Bushwick.

Fat Femme Artist Picks Apart Your Preconceived Notions Of Beauty

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 01.16.2015 | Arts

Day after day we're fed image after image of a certain body aesthetic: tanned, toned, waxed, oiled and perhaps a little digitally retouched. Today let...

Marisol: Sculptures and Works on Paper at El Museo del Barrio

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 03.07.2015 | Arts
Marcia G. Yerman

Marisol dug beneath the surface to engage with ideas that were political. Ignoring the vagaries of the art scene, Marisol explored her own vision and imagery undeterred by the knowledge that her direction was not always in tune with the prevailing sensibilities.

Rejoice! Her Majesty Yoko Ono Is Getting A MoMA Exhibition

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 12.11.2014 | Arts

Looks like our wishing tree is finally paying off. Her majesty Yoko Ono -- queen of magically bizarre tweets, avant-garde cover songs, surreal makeup ...

This Artist Paints With Pubic Hair And The Scent Of Vagina (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 12.02.2014 | Arts

In 1866, the realist painter Gustave Courbet shocked just about everyone with his close-up depiction of a lady's genitalia. The art world's most iconi...

Why Women Artists Should Think Ahead

Jacqueline Bishop | Posted 01.31.2015 | Arts
Jacqueline Bishop

When she was a young girl growing up in Washington, DC all the museums were free to the public and going to a museum was one of her favorite things to do. Then in high school a teacher introduced Catherine Morris to art history, and it was love at first sight.

Poetry in Translation: A Conversation With Care Santos

Julie R. Enszer | Posted 01.18.2015 | Books
Julie R. Enszer

Santos's collection, Dissection, translated into English by Lawrence Schimel, has just been published by A Midsummer Night's Press as a part of its new Periscope imprint. Recently, I talked with Santos about her work as a poet.

The High School Class Every Student In America Should Be Taking

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 11.12.2014 | Teen

Want to know what a feminist looks like? It looks like any one of the 16 students in Ileana Jiménez's high school class. Jiménez, who was spotli...

Poetry in Translation: A Conversation With Jana Putrle Srdić

Julie R. Enszer | Posted 01.11.2015 | Books
Julie R. Enszer

Putrle's collection, Anything Could Happen, translated into English by Barbara Jurša, has just been published by A Midsummer Night's Press as a part of its new Periscope imprint.

Poetry in Translation: A Conversation with Kätlin Kaldmaa

Julie R. Enszer | Posted 01.06.2015 | Books
Julie R. Enszer

Kätlin Kaldmaa is an Estonian poet, writer, translator and literary critic. She has published four collections of poetry, two books for children, an autobiographical work of non-fiction, and a novel.