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Feminist Artists

8 Frida Kahlo Quotes That Capture Her Infinite Wisdom And Fire

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.22.2015 | Arts

Her passion, her devotion. Her vulnerability, her drive. Her vision, her fire. Her flower crowns, her eyebrows. There are infinite reasons to love...

Meet Romaine Brooks, The 20th Century Woman Artist You've Never Heard Of

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.19.2015 | Arts

Edouard Manet's "Olympia" scandalized nearly everyone when it was first exhibited at the 1865 Paris Salon, its nude subject confronting the vi...

These Sci-Fi Inspired Paintings Bring Queer, Brown Femininity Into The Spotlight

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.07.2015 | Arts

Instructions for a Home Team "The cyborg is a kind of disassembled and reassembled, postmodern collective and personal self," Donna J. Harawa...

Everything You Need To Know About The World's Most Famous Visual Artist

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 04.08.2015 | Arts

Yayoi Kusama was born on March 22, 1929, in Matsumoto, Japan. At 10 years old, she began to experience hallucinations, specifically, of polka ...

These Feminist Cartoons Are The Perfect Antidote To Sexist Internet Garbage

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 03.30.2015 | Arts

It's hard to last an entire day on the internet without encountering a headline like "21 Ways to Blow His Mind in Bed" or "The Trends Men Re...

Where We Have Been and What We Can Become - Celebrating International Women's Day

Beata Pozniak | Posted 05.07.2015 | Women
Beata Pozniak

The idea for International Women's Day was born at a conference in Copenhagen in 1910. It sought to raise international awareness of the connection between all women and to bring attention to the cultural, social, and economic diversity of our lives.

Meet Florence Henri, The Under-Acknowledged Queen Of Surrealist Photography

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 02.20.2015 | Arts

Think about surrealism and a few names inevitable spring to mind -- André Breton, Max Ernst, Man Ray, Hans Arp and Yves Tanguy. Yet an upcoming exhi...

15 Compliments For Your Lover This Valentine's Day, Courtesy Of Erotic Artist Dorothy Iannone

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 02.10.2015 | Arts

Valentine's Day is fast approaching, and in honor of the holiday devoted to that sweet, sweet loving feeling, we're taking a hint from our resident se...

Photographer Captures 100 Female Artists In Their Homes And Studios

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 02.06.2015 | Arts

A great portrait is more than just a frozen reflection of the subject's appearance. It's a chance moment, blanketed in natural light, in which the sub...

An Interview With Lynda Benglis, 'Heir To Pollock,' On Process, Travel And Not Listening To What Other People Say

Micah Hauser | Posted 03.25.2015 | Arts
Micah Hauser

She came of age in the male-dominated New York art scene of Warhol, LeWitt and Newman, transposing the vocabulary of Abstract Expressionism and Minimalism into sculptural works that oozed, dripped and twisted with the fullness of a body.

15 Badass Art World Heroines Over 70 Years Old

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 01.14.2015 | Arts

They came. They created. They conquered. The following 15 women defeated the odds, inscribing their names in art history and forever changing its ...

Meet The Georgia O'Keeffe Of Lebanon

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 12.11.2014 | Arts

Purple breasts, orange thighs, green mountains, pink butts -- these are the amorphous subjects of artist Huguette Caland. The Lebanese artist, the dau...

Meet The 'Louise Bourgeois of Italy,' Carol Rama

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 10.27.2014 | Arts

Carol Rama's first exhibition was abruptly shut down by the police for public indecency. One work, "Dorina," was a watercolor in the raw, depicting a ...

How To Be A Revolutionary Feminist Artist, While Hardly Noticing

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 10.21.2014 | Arts

Barbara Nessim's work may seem playful and even innocuous, but in fact, that's what makes her endless combinations of colors and lines so dangerous. ...

This Is A Contemporary Feminist's Take On Traditional Needlework

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 10.17.2014 | Arts

A catcall -- made in the moment, often hollered casually with little forethought -- lasts only a few seconds. Once a statement like "Good morning, goo...

Feminist Indian Artist Builds Gorgeously Grotesque Wall Of Teeth

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 09.23.2014 | Arts

Mithu Sen is a New Delhi–based artist whose work viscerally explores sexuality, the female body and identity as a contemporary Indian woman. And, ju...

Why Selfies Can Be Radical, And Feminist Too

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 09.15.2014 | Arts

Warning: This post contains graphic imagery and may not be safe for work. Taking anti-selfies, peeing in public, dyeing your pubic hair in neon hue...

Badass Feminist Robot Puts Pie Charts On Actual Pies

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 08.08.2014 | Arts

What, you ask, is better than a feminist robot? A feminist robot with a sweet tooth, obviously. As part of Los Angeles County Museum of Art's seco...

Meet Cameron, The Countercultural Icon Who Bewitched Los Angeles

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 08.08.2014 | Arts

Marjorie Cameron Parsons Kimmel, known simply as Cameron, was born in 1923 in Belle Plaine, Iowa. Not far into her life, she established the reputatio...

Priscilla Frank

Exploring The Mythology Of The Female California Artist

HuffingtonPost.com | Priscilla Frank | Posted 07.16.2014 | Arts

California, like New York, is a space rife with myth. Both sites, in contrast to most other U.S. states, aren't places to be from, they're places to g...

Masked Performance Artist Goes Topless For Feminism (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.30.2014 | Arts

Women are currently persecuted for baring their breasts in public in New York. On a global level, women who bare their chests often face more severe d...

7 Feminist Artists Who Prove Bad Girls Still Rule The Art World

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.18.2014 | Arts

In 1994, Marcia Tucker and Marcia Tanner independently organized two exhibitions dubbed "Bad Girls" and "Bad Girls West." The exhibitions, located at ...

Meet The Feminist Artist Who Refused To Define Herself As Such

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 03.28.2014 | Arts

Upon hearing the name Meret Oppenheim, a striking image often comes to mind. A teacup, spoon and saucer, covered in a tawny fuzz, the beautiful collis...

If Yoko's Retrospective Doesn't Make You Cry, We Don't Know What Will

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 03.20.2014 | Arts

"Whisper your name to the wind. Ask the wind to take it to the end of the world." This is the advice of Yoko Ono, the 81-year-old conceptual artist wh...

One Of New York's Greatest Artists Explores The Natural Wonders Of Her City

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 03.14.2014 | Arts

Somewhere between the natural and spiritual realms, the gritty bustle of New York City and the enchanting natural wonders waiting on its fringes, you'...