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Francesca Woodman

Surrealism Surprises at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago

MutualArt | Posted 01.20.2017 | Arts

In this fascinating exhibition, Warren finds undercurrents of the surreal coursing through artworks one would not usually associate with Surrealism, deftly expanding the definition whilst introducing a wide range of works.

The Late Photographer Francesca Woodman Used Ghosts To Tell Her Story

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 10.28.2015 | Arts

Warning: This post contains nudity and may not be suitable for work environments. Halloween is around the corner, so let's talk about ghosts. If you ...

Surreal Black-And-White Photos Of A Housewife's Worst Nightmare

Posted 12.01.2013 | Arts

"Sometimes it feels like the thread linking us to the world is so frail that at any time it could break leaving us at the mercy of our repressed confu...

Just Try To Look Away

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 07.29.2013 | Arts

If Francis Bacon and Francesca Woodman had ever teamed up, we imagine the result would strongly resemble Rik Garrett's "Symbiosis" series. In ...

100 Years in the Underground: Steichen to Sherman to Infinity

Daniel Maidman | Posted 05.20.2013 | Arts
Daniel Maidman

If you're in New York and at all interested in photography, do yourself a favor and check out this show.


Posted 03.14.2013 | Arts

HuffPost Arts&Culture is celebrating Women's History Month with the help of our favorite artists -- female artists, of course. Every day of March we'r...

10 Must-See Art Docs On Instant Netflix

Posted 09.27.2012 | Arts

Artists tend to attract drama. The mix of talent, ego and disregard for societal norms makes for captivating stories dripping with controversy, traged...

A Film and a Book Shed Light on the Enigmatic Francesca Woodman

Jane Chafin | Posted 11.20.2012 | Arts
Jane Chafin

Was she a precocious prodigy who began shooting photographs at age 13 and within a year was working on a mature, masterful body of work? Or was she the main character in a gothic tragedy that has reached mythic proportions? Or perhaps both?

Man Ray's Surreal Love (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 07.17.2012 | Arts

In 1929 Lee Miller approached Man Ray, an artist 17 years her senior, asking him to be her mentor. The elder artist reluctantly agreed, and they began...

The Meatyard Family Portraits

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 04.30.2013 | Arts

Ralph Eugene Meatyard was born in Normal, Ill. in 1925, perhaps dooming him from the start. Sure, the father and photographer was the president of the...

The Week In Art

Posted 05.26.2012 | Arts

This week we saw a, exciting mix of historical greats and new technology. We celebrated a master's anniversary, revisited the Paris red light district...

10 Artists Who Died Too Young

Posted 05.24.2012 | Arts

In "Finding Francesca Woodman," Jillian Steinhauer writes about the morbid fascination with the young photographer's suicide. This got us thinking abo...

The Week In Art

Posted 03.17.2012 | Arts

Hello again readers! We had an action-packed week, filled with office supplies, ghost sightings and a pop portrait of Lord Voldemort. It was a doozy.....

Ghost Pictures

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.11.2012 | Arts

Francesca Woodman turns familiar domestic spaces into places haunted by feminine spirits. It is hard not to include Woodman's own tragic tale in the i...

Feminist (R)evolution in Brooklyn: Reclaiming Women for Pop

Lisa Paul Streitfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Lisa Paul Streitfeld

Niki de Saint Phalle's Black Rosy is an iconic work representing the shadow of Eros that would be repressed by feminist criticism in the years to come...