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Feminist Art

Female Photographers Discuss The Real Anxieties Of Being Women

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 02.04.2016 | Arts

"A woman must continually watch herself," critic John Berger wrote in Ways of Seeing. "One might simplify this by saying: men act and women appe...

Black-And-White Illustrations Depict Women (Quite Happily) Being Alone

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 02.01.2016 | Arts

There are few things better than waking up in the morning with a space to yourself. Alone in your palace, you're free to roam around in your underwea...

Let These Masked Feminists Explain How Depressing Gender Inequality In Art Is

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 01.14.2016 | Arts

Did you happen to watch "The Late Show" on Wednesday night? Did you happen to catch a glimpse of three women in gorilla masks chatting with Stephen C...

The Untold Story of America's Wildest Theater Company

Helen Eisenbach | Posted 01.07.2016 | Arts
Helen Eisenbach

I'd call Memories of the Revolution "invaluable" -- if only that word conveyed how exhilarating it is to read this new book, the inside story of the women's theater corps that infiltrated New York culture in the '80s, transforming it in ways that continue to resonate.

11 Photos Highlight The Violence Many Women Are Forced To Silently Endure

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 12.17.2015 | Women

An artist is using his photography to raise awareness about the many women around the world who are forced to silently endure violence.  Created...

The 'P***y Bow' Is The Feminist Answer To Business Casual

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 12.15.2015 | Arts

Earlier this month, Pantone announced its highly awaited choice for the official color of 2016. In an unusual turn of events, it actually announced t...

14 Fourth-Wave Feminist Artists Kicking A** And Showing It Too

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 12.18.2015 | Arts

The Internet is a complicated space for most young women. One the one hand, it's a site of frequent abuse, where women's bodies are passed around lik...

The All-Too-Short History Of Women Artists Painting Naked Men (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 12.10.2015 | Arts

Warning: This post contains nudity and may not be appropriate for work.  Phoebe Mills is a young multimedia artist based in Manchester, England....

Erotic Paintings Show The Male Gaze Through A Funhouse Mirror

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 01.05.2016 | Arts

Warning: This article contains erotic imagery that may not be suitable for work. Throughout the 1960s, '70s and '80s, self-taught artist Hans Sch&aum...

Meet The Feminist Art Star Staging A Revolution On Instagram

The Huffington Post | Tricia Tongco | Posted 12.04.2015 | Arts

During a moment when the facade of social media seems to be cracking, it’s easy to look to Instagram stars and wonder what’s real and wha...

The Radical Potential Of A Woman Crying In Public

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 12.03.2015 | Arts

When a woman cries on screen, she frequently does so in a manner that's dignified, soft and controlled. A single, crystalline tear trickling dow...

Life Is A Bit Perkier Thanks To This Artist's Boob Scarves

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 12.30.2015 | Arts

Beth Yanda is an artist with one thing on her mind: boobs. (Okay, maybe two things.) She is the mastermind behind boobsRus, an Etsy store that specia...

Chinese Authorities Shut Down Feminist Exhibition In Beijing

artnet News | Priscilla Frank | Posted 11.30.2015 | Arts

Read the article on artnet News. A feminist art exhibition in Beijing celebrating the fight against domestic violence was shut down by Chinese autho...

The F Word Explores 4th Wave Feminist Performance Art

Kristen Sollee | Posted 11.24.2015 | Miami
Kristen Sollee

Along with a dynamic cast of artists, The F Word includes commentary by scholars and professors alike -- including former Art in America senior editor Nancy Princenthal -- to add background and to contextualize the works and concepts he explores.

There's A Coven Of Witches In Brooklyn And We Want To Be Their Friends

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 10.27.2015 | Arts

"What is the definition of a witch? If it's just a person who is trying to find this cognizance between themselves and the earth and their rol...

This Lesbian Haunted House Is The Best Way To Celebrate Halloween

The Huffington Post | Tricia Tongco | Posted 10.23.2015 | Arts

A blood-streaked hand suddenly juts out from behind a shower curtain. It’s holding something, not a knife, not a body part, but -- gasp -- a Di...

Holy Frida Kahlo, It's A Feminist Art Coloring Book

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 10.16.2015 | Arts

If you've ever made a Judy Chicago joke while attending a dinner party, or put on a gorilla mask and high heels to fight the patriarchy in style...

Let's Stop Assuming The Early Cave Painters Were Dudes

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 10.14.2015 | Arts

Until recently, majority opinion designated men responsible for the masterful early paintings adorning cavernous walls around the world. There wasn't...

Selfie Stick Aerobics Is A Fun & Subtle Way To Promote Body Positivity

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 10.14.2015 | Arts

To the sound of wild yet ambient applause, a young woman in a bubblegum-pink sweatsuit emerges in a golden orb amidst twinkling stars -- the kin...

Two Lady BBFs Ditched The Machismo Of The 1950s To Start Their Own Damn Art Movement

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 10.13.2015 | Arts

In 1924, Jane Freilicher entered the world via Brooklyn, New York. That same year, some ways away, Jane Wilson was born on an Iowa farm. The two wome...

Exploring The Moon-Centric Mythology Of The Feminine Occult

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 10.12.2015 | Arts

The moon is one of the only celestial bodies with features graspable by an Earthling's naked eye. She is a shapeshifter, slinking away from a full or...

10 Adorable Body-Love Illustrations For Anyone Who Needs A Pick-Me-Up

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 10.06.2015 | Women

You are loved. That's the message behind illustrator Kate Allan's new series of GIFs, which focus on promoting self-love and body confidence. The...

Women, Wear This Feminist Artist's Anti-Rape Cloak To Definitely Not Get Raped

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 10.02.2015 | Arts

Ladies, autumn is upon us, and fall style isn't far behind. Expect plenty of burnt oranges, faux furs, suedes and, of course, ponchos! But this seaso...

'Vaginal Knitting' Artist Strikes Back At Haters In The Best Possible Way

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 09.24.2015 | Arts

How do you deal with nasty Internet commenters -- haters, trolls and other anonymous, soul-crushing hobgoblins? Some of us don't read the comments. O...

Dreamy Portraits Capture The Absolute Magic Of Sisterhood

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 09.22.2015 | Arts

"Eyebrows should be sisters not twins," the artists behind the photography duo Sisters Not Twins explained to The Huffington Post. "It's just a ...