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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.

How To Be A Surrealist Queen, According To Near-Forgotten Artist Leonor Fini

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 11.13.2015 | Arts

"I strike it, stalk it, try to make it obey me. Then in its disobedience, it forms things I like." This is how Argentine painter Leonor Fini describe...

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...

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...

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...

Let's Talk About Horror In Art

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 09.30.2015 | Arts

There are certain tropes we've come to recognize and expect when it comes to horror in film. The suspicious glance. The car that won't start. The rat...

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 ...

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 | 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 | 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 | 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...