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Women Artists

Black Lives Matter Art Show Wants To 'Wake People Up To Injustice'

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 01.31.2017 | Arts

When it comes to her Black Lives Matter art show, artist and organizer Carla Cubit has one goal: “Get people to wake up.” For years, Cubit has or...

An Alert, Well-Hydrated Artist in No Acute Distress--Episode Thirty-Five: The Birth of a Book, the End of a Story

Catherine Armsden | Posted 01.27.2017 | Arts
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...

Artists Band Together With A Message For Trump: We Make America

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 01.20.2017 | Arts

Now that we’re all painfully familiar with the slogan “Make America Great Again,” a group artists has come together to show Trump who’s actual...

27 Nonfiction Books By Women Everyone Should Read This Year

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 03.15.2017 | Arts

New year, new books. At least, that’s what we wrote back in December, when we were just starting to add titles to our 2017 reading lists. Now that w...

Why Photographer Nydia Blas Only Makes Images Of Women Of Color

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 12.14.2016 | Arts

There is a distinct kind of intimacy that binds close female relationships ― whether between sisters, lovers, or friends. There’s a warmth that re...

Feminist Tarot Deck Honors The Magic Of History's Goddesses

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 12.08.2016 | Arts

Tarot decks comprise 78 cards, each representing a different archetype or experience. For centuries, people have turned to the cards for guidance and ...

An Alert, Well-Hydrated Artist in No Acute Distress--Episode Thirty-Three: In the Clench of Critics

Catherine Armsden | Posted 12.01.2016 | Healthy Living
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...

Two Feminists Are Turning Politicians’ Misogynistic Words Into Art

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 02.22.2017 | Arts

By now, most Americans recognize the quote above as belonging to president-elect Donald Trump. His 2005 rant bragging about sexually assaulting women,...

Street Artist Delivers Powerful Message To White America

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 12.02.2016 | Arts

Oklahoma has voted Republican in every presidential election since 1968, and this year’s result was no different. Donald Trump won 65.3 percent of t...

We Need Experimental Music To Teach Us How To Listen, Now More Than Ever

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 11.29.2016 | Arts

Pauline Oliveros – the avant-garde composer who died on Thursday at the age of 84 – made listening her life’s work. Throughout her life, Olivero...

Artist Transforms Women From Eye Candy To Heroes

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 11.28.2016 | Arts

The women in Angela Fraleigh’s paintings are facsimiles of the painted muses rendered by the so-called “old masters,” specifically those who cre...

Artist Transforms Her Tiny Studio Into Wild Scenes From Her Dreams

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 11.21.2016 | Arts

We all have certain spaces carved out in the depths of our imagination, illusive spots to crawl inside during moments of anxiety, boredom or intense d...

Feminist Art Gallery Calls Out For Angry Women To Stand Up

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 11.14.2016 | Arts

Many women around the country woke up last Tuesday morning expecting to welcome the country’s first female president later that day. Instead, they w...

A Real 'Suffragette City' Is Taking Over Los Angeles This Weekend

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 11.14.2016 | Arts

Calling all women, girls, butches, femmes, witches, mothers, daughters, grandmothers, lesbians, queers, and feminists of every age and gender. It’s ...

'Monument To The Unelected' Gives Hillary Supporters A Space To Grieve

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 11.10.2016 | Arts

Nina Katchadourian’s art installation “Monument to the Unelected” now includes the 'I'm With @HillaryClinton' sign. pic.twitter.com/K0JlDPTvRa...

Illustration Of Hillary Hard At Work Takes On New Meaning After Loss

The Huffington Post | Jillian Capewell | Posted 11.09.2016 | Arts

This is a piece I did for @joannagoddard that won't be published. It was commissioned 2 weeks ago, and turned in 2 days ago, because we couldn't imagi...

Women in the Art World: Brandi Reddick

Ilaina Edison | Posted 11.07.2016 | Women
Ilaina Edison

For centuries, women have been deeply involved in the art world as creators, patrons, collectors, muses, historians and critics. The business of art h...

Women Artists Are Channeling The Magic Of The Feminine Occult

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 11.04.2016 | Arts

According to archaeologist Marija Gimbutas, our earliest spiritual practices as humans revolved around a goddess creator figure known as Mother Earth,...

The All-Women Mariachi Band Tackling Machismo In Music

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 11.09.2016 | Arts

The toloache flower is a trumpet-shaped plant native to Mexico with a past steeped in legend. For centuries, the plant was used for its medicinal and ...

The Inuit Punk Throat Singer Fighting To Protect Indigenous Women

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 11.02.2016 | Arts

Western history is littered with familiar tales of men, intoxicated with power, hungry to dominate and control. Sometimes their desire is enacted upon...

This Artist Is Raising Her Son As A Lifelong Performance Piece

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 11.07.2016 | Arts

On Oct. 25, 2011 artist Marni Kotak gave birth to her son, Ajax, in Bushwick’s Microscope Gallery. He was her most ambitious artwork to date. The ba...

8 Radical, Feminist Artists From The 1970s Who Shattered The Male Gaze

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 10.24.2016 | Arts

In the age of the selfie, women are all too familiar with what photographs of themselves silently suggest. Who are you? Where is your natural habitat?...

An Alert, Well-Hydrated Artist in No Acute Distress--Episode Thirty: On and Off, Up and Down

Catherine Armsden | Posted 10.20.2016 | GPS for the Soul
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...

Artist Explodes Racial Stereotypes In Shape-Shifting Photographs

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 10.21.2016 | Arts

Artist Genevieve Gaignard grew up in the town of Orange, Massachusetts. Her mother was white, her father black ― one of the first black men to live ...

Mysterious Art Project Sheds Light On Abandoned Castle Ruins In The Hudson

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 10.20.2016 | Arts

If you’ve ever taken the Metro-North train from New York City, you may have noticed a strange island floating in the Hudson River about 50 miles up,...