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Feminist Artists

Look Inside Some Of The Last Remaining All-Female Communes

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 07.02.2015 | Arts

Donning face paint and feathers and furs, the subjects occupy a territory outside of past and present, capturing the sweeping history of the feminist movement.

Enchanting Photos Capture The Modern-Day Witches Of Poland

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.17.2015 | Arts

Maria, a healer and a visionary, from "Women of Power" series. Courtesy of the artist and Porter Contemporary Gallery What images comes to mi...

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...

Jenny Holzer And Frida Kahlo Have The Unexpected Artist Collaboration Of The Summer

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.10.2015 | Arts

Frida Kahlo is the famed Mexican surrealist who, between her birth in 1907 and death in 1954, graced the world with a mine of impassioned autobiogra...

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Artist's Nude Self-Portraits Explore Former Sites Of Slavery Throughout New York

HuffingtonPost.com | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.05.2015 | Arts

Warning: This article contains nudity and may not be suitable for work. "From My Body I Will Make Monuments In Your Honor", Pre-revolutionary Cem...

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After Retirement, Esther Ritz Became A Full-Time Painter And Never Looked Back

HuffingtonPost.com | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.03.2015 | Arts

Although the art world gatekeepers have long been notorious for their youth-centric fetish, that's only one narrative.

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Marlene Dumas Painted Amy Winehouse, And We Can't Look Away

HuffingtonPost.com | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.03.2015 | Arts

Amy - Blue, 2011 . Oil on canvas, 40 x 30 cm. National Portrait Gallery, London, acquired 2011. Photograph by Alex Delfanne The image only span...

You Should Definitely Road Trip To Storm King ASAP

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.01.2015 | Arts

If you are not familiar with Storm King Art Center, the 500-acre sculpture park located about an hour north of New York City, this summer is y...

The 19th Century American Women Artists You Don't Know, But Should

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.29.2015 | Arts

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

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...