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Women Artists

How Art History Taught Me That I, A Woman Of Color, Could Create

The Huffington Post | Tricia Tongco | Posted 02.05.2016 | Arts

Throughout elementary and junior high, I had been a straight-A student. But by high school, I had become a slacker who made an effort in the only two...

The Corgi Fan Art That Will Melt Your Pop Culture-Loving Heart

The Huffington Post | Tricia Tongco | Posted 02.01.2016 | Arts

Corgis: why are we so in love with them? Is it their stubby legs, their goofy grins or their adorable waddle that make us coo at these dwarf pups? W...

Elizabeth St. Hilaire's Torn Paper Painting: A New and Unique Art Form

BJ Gallagher | Posted 01.25.2016 | Arts
BJ Gallagher

Once in a great while, an artist comes along whose work is so distinctive, so unusual, so imaginative, and so colorful that it stands out from the cro...

This 65-Year-Old Photographer Is Turning Herself Into Famous Works Of Art

The Huffington Post | Tricia Tongco | Posted 01.13.2016 | Arts

A woman glances at you over her shoulder, wearing a headscarf and a pearl earring. Sound like a familiar image? Unlike the famous Vermeer painting, t...

An Alert, Well-Hydrated Artist in No Acute Distress--Episode Eleven: The Dopamine Dialogues

Catherine Armsden | Posted 01.12.2016 | Women
Catherine Armsden

A serial about two artists with incurable neurological disease sharing fear, frustration and friendship as they push to complete the most rewarding cr...

"The Heroine Paint" After Frankenthaler

Catherine Corman | Posted 01.05.2016 | Arts
Catherine Corman

Further distancing herself from the proud desire to make self-consciously 'great work,' Frankenthaler embraced the concept of the accident, folding it into her practice, working with it and coming to rely on it, as she said, "so that the whole surface looks felt and born all at once."

Louise Bourgeois: The Spider and the Tapestries

Catherine Corman | Posted 01.05.2016 | Arts
Catherine Corman

When asked directly, she replied, "Why the spider? Because my best friend was my mother and she was deliberate, clever, patient, soothing, reasonable, dainty, subtle, indispensable, neat, and as useful as a spider."

An Alert, Well-Hydrated Artist in No Acute Distress -- Episode Ten: Is the Honeymoon Over?

Catherine Armsden | Posted 01.04.2016 | Women
Catherine Armsden

A serial about two artists with incurable neurological disease sharing fear, frustration and friendship as they push to complete the most rewarding creative work of their careers.

Agnes Martin

Catherine Corman | Posted 01.04.2016 | Arts
Catherine Corman

In the monograph Agnes Martin (D.A.P./Tate), the work is described variously as ascetic, immensely fragile, calm, direct, hypnotic, quiet and inward. Martin says her subjects are lightness and formlessness. Her work is so interior it does not invite more concrete description.

Sally Mann: Hold Still

Catherine Corman | Posted 01.04.2016 | Arts
Catherine Corman

Sally Mann opens her memoir, Hold Still (Little, Brown), by invoking the muese. An outdated word, the meuse is a mark left in the ground after a small animal leaves; the grass or dust bears an imprint of its departed body.

Sally Mann: Immediate Family

Catherine Corman | Posted 01.04.2016 | Arts
Catherine Corman

Over twenty years ago, Sally Mann published Immediate Family (Aperture), a book of photographs of her children playing on their family farm in Virginia, which was called "disturbing" by the New York Times and "degenerate" by the Wall Street Journal.

Illustrator Captures What Fuels Our 'Jessica Jones' Addiction

The Huffington Post | Tricia Tongco | Posted 12.30.2015 | Arts

When you’re stuck in suburbia with your parents over the holidays, you, like many others, might look to Netflix for an escape. The recently re...

An Alert, Well-Hydrated Artist in No Acute Distress--Episode Nine: The Dopamine Diaries

Catherine Armsden | Posted 12.21.2015 | Women
Catherine Armsden

A serial about two artists with incurable neurological disease sharing fear, frustration and friendship as they push to complete the most rewarding cr...

An Alert, Well-Hydrated Artist in No Acute Distress--Episode Eight: Falling and Flying

Catherine Armsden | Posted 12.14.2015 | Women
Catherine Armsden

A serial about two artists with incurable neurological disease sharing fear, frustration and friendship as they push to complete the most rewarding cr...

An Alert, Well-Hydrated Artist in No Acute Distress--Episode Seven: Drugs and Other Agents

Catherine Armsden | Posted 12.08.2015 | Women
Catherine Armsden

A serial about two artists with incurable neurological disease sharing fear, frustration and friendship as they push to complete the most rewarding cr...

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...

An Alert, Well-Hydrated Artist in No Acute Distress--Episode Six: Fight or Flight

Catherine Armsden | Posted 11.30.2015 | Women
Catherine Armsden

A serial about two artists with incurable neurological disease sharing fear, frustration and friendship as they push to complete the most rewarding cr...

Let's Talk About 'Women Artists' And What This Term Means

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 11.20.2015 | Arts

Here are some things I know about the art world: In 2013, every artist in the top 100 auction sales was a man. In 2014, there were no women in the t...

How To Make Friends With Your Country's Enemies

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 11.05.2015 | Arts

An aunty famous in my community for the grip she kept on her son’s love life is said to have issued a warning. We mocked it, but I admire its b...

This Is The Simplest Way To Fight Online Pervs

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 10.23.2015 | Arts

Earlier this month, The Huffington Post spoke with the brains behind @perv_magnet, the subversive Instagram account that just went justifiably v...

6 Self-Taught Women Artists You Should Know

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 10.14.2015 | Arts

"Let's just say it's one of the sins inherited from mainstream art," curator Randall Morris said in an interview with The Huffington Post. He's refer...

New Wave Women: Frieze

Catherine Corman | Posted 10.06.2015 | Arts
Catherine Corman

She wants to capture "that particular moment when they're about to become what they'll become," she says. "I like looking at people when they're finding their way, living up to themselves."

The Top 10 Most Expensive Women Artists At Auction

artnet News | Priscilla Frank | Posted 09.01.2015 | Arts

Read the original article on artnet News. Georgia O'Keeffe, Jimson Weed/White Flower No. 1 sold for $44.4 million at Sotheby's American art sale this...

The Love Affair Between Women Artists And Nature

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 08.17.2015 | Arts

"The spider is a repairer," French-American artist Louise Bourgeois said. "If you bash into the web of a spider, she doesn’t get mad. She weaves...

11 Women Artists Who Should Have Their Own MoMA Retrospectives

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.11.2015 | Arts

Raise your hand if you went to the Museum of Modern Art this summer. I'd imagine more than a few New Yorkers are lifting an appendage, confessing to ...