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Women in Art

Womens' Bodies Go Unedited In All-Girls Photo Collective

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 01.29.2016 | Arts

A neatly manicured hand rests behind a woman’s back. She’s got long, lovely hair and her bright, tight underwear lends the photo an air o...

Young Artist Wants To Give South Asian Women The Spotlight They Deserve

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 01.20.2016 | Arts

Peer into one of Ayqa Khan's electric illustrations and one of the first things you'll notice, undoubtedly, is the presence of lush body hair dotting...

Let These Masked Feminists Explain How Depressing Gender Inequality In Art Is

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 01.14.2016 | Arts

Did you happen to watch "The Late Show" on Wednesday night? Did you happen to catch a glimpse of three women in gorilla masks chatting with Stephen C...

These Are The Women Of Gustav Klimt And Egon Schiele's Paintings

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 01.05.2016 | Arts

The names Gustav Klimt, Egon Schiele and Oskar Kokoschka are familiar enough. Even the casual art fan knows Klimt and "The Kiss," and might even be a...

This Jewelry Designer Is Tired Of Your Period Stigma

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 11.30.2015 | Arts

British designer Lili Murphy-Johnson isn't afraid to talk about periods. In fact, she's sick and tired of the stigma associated with women and menstr...

'Anonymous Women' Photos Explore Darker Side Of Domesticity

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 11.25.2015 | Arts

The right pair of drapes can snap the mood of an entire home into place, just like the right rug can really tie a room together. Decor is, after all,...

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...

An Artist's Harsh Advice Is What Every Creative Person Needs To Hear

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 10.28.2015 | Arts

In the summer of 1964, the German-American sculptor Eva Hesse began experiencing a solid case of creative block. She, like many artists before and af...

In This Sex Shop, Even The Most X-Rated Toys Are Cuddly

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 10.19.2015 | Arts

For some, the thought of walking into a sex shop is an intimidating hypothetical, filled with naughty magazines, scintillating DVDs, loads of di...

Listen To 1,200 Years Of Women Composers With One Playlist

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 10.14.2015 | Arts

Have you heard of Blessed Hildegard of Bingen? How about Sophie Carmen Eckhardt-Gramatté? Well, when's the last time you listened to...

Meet The Woman Comedian Who Refuses Categorization

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 09.16.2015 | Arts

"Do you guys steal?" a woman asks nonchalantly, sauntering around a lit stage. She's got big hair and bright lipstick, but she's not playing the part...

There Are Way More Boys Than Girls In Popular Fiction Stories

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 09.15.2015 | Arts

Today, in infuriating but unsurprising stats: Pretty much every popular movie or book you can think of -- “Star Wars,” “Harry Potte...

10 Historic Women Photographers You Should Know

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.14.2015 | Arts

Next month, Sotheby's will bring a broad array of photography to the auction block, illuminating the impressive range of the medium through a survey ...

Artist Leah Emery Cross-Stitches Scenes From Vintage Pornography

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 09.03.2015 | Arts

Warning: These cross-stitches may not be suitable for work.  There's a certain sheen coating the actors and scenes in 21st century pornography t...

Jennie Ottinger’s Lovely Homage To The Books You'll Never Finish

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 08.26.2015 | Arts

A dazed couple stands stiffly beside one another. The man wears a stethoscope and stares blankly ahead; the woman gazes distractedly off in the dista...

This Photographer Wants Women To Stop Worrying About Conventional Beauty

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 08.18.2015 | Arts

A young girl lazes on her back, her Botticelli-like hair falling in waves. It’s a beautiful image, complete with hazy, diffused light falling e...

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 ...

The Light Shift

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 08.07.2015 | Arts

If you like your mysteries regular and small, you would have done well to park yourself all summer 2015 outside a house exactly 100 years old, in the ...

Why I've Chosen A Life Of Reading Women

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 08.10.2015 | Arts

At first, it was an accident. I was a freshman in college and was taking a 45-minute plane ride home to visit my parents. Due to some mixture of inde...

Tremendously Twee Short Film Pays Homage To Imaginary Friends

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 08.05.2015 | Arts

You’re home alone on a lazy summer afternoon and wish you had someone to enjoy bumming around with. We young adults would resort to te...

Erotic Embroidery Artist Is Not Your Grandma's Craft Maker

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 07.31.2015 | Arts

Two edgy, platinum blonde girls in black bikinis pose, showing off tongue rings. Another badass pair gossips behind cupped palms; another lazes on be...

'Sphinx' Is An Erotic Novel Without Genders

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 07.30.2015 | Arts

In Margaret Atwood’s classic, cheeky short story “Happy Endings” she takes a swift jab at the tropes we rely on when we tell storie...

Watch Out, Wonder Woman, Female Superheroes Are On The Rise

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 07.13.2015 | Arts

Source: Vocativ    In 1941, the world was introduced to Wonder Woman, a warrior princess clad in a mini skirt, strapless top and knee-...

Priscilla Frank

10 More 19th Century American Woman Artists You Don't Know, But Should

HuffingtonPost.com | Priscilla Frank | Posted 07.06.2015 | Arts

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

'Portrait Of A Quiet Girl' Celebrates The Private Madness Within Us All

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 06.29.2015 | Arts

What are your secret single behaviors? In the season 4 episode of “Sex and the City,” “The Good Fight,” Carrie Bradshaw reveals that w...