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Women in Art

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...

Embroidered Paintings Conjure Fantasy Mashup Of 'The Bachelor' And 'OITNB'

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 06.26.2015 | Arts

"I was a contestant on The Bachelor. When I arrived at the mansion I was numb and depressed. The first night I didn’t shower or brush my hair. I thi...

This Comic Book Is The Geeky, Feminist Answer To Bad Dating Advice

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 06.26.2015 | Arts

"I think there are always such silly ideas out there of women being mysterious creatures when it's usually quite the opposite,” comic book ...

Global Project Aims To Get Women Artists Into Museums

artnet | artnet News | Posted 06.17.2015 | Arts

This article originally appeared on Artnet News. By Amah-Rose Abrams Valeria Napoleone Photo: courtesy Contemporary Art Society The Contemp...

Emma Sulkowicz's Newest Artwork Is A Graphic Video Of Violent Sex

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.07.2015 | Arts

Emma Sulkowicz, the former Columbia University student behind the now iconic performance "Carry That Weight," also known as "Mattress Performance,...

Books About Women Don't Win Big Fiction Prizes. Let's Fix That.

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 06.11.2015 | Arts

Man, woman, cyborg -- no matter what kind of writer you are, if you want to win a major literary award, there’s just one thing you have to do: Make ...

5 Things You Didn't Know About the Original Whitney Studio

National Trust for Historic Preservation | Posted 06.08.2015 | Arts
National Trust for Historic Preservation

We know from our National Treasures work with the original Whitney Studio in Greenwich Village that this unique history is one that is continually taking shape. And because of that, we offer five lesser known facts about Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney and the original Whitney Museum of American Art.

Artist Highlights Just How Hard It Is To Make A Living As A Woman In Art

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 05.29.2015 | Arts

Head over to the website for Los Angeles-based artist Kate Durbin's newest project, "Cloud Nine," and you'll be greeted by a few lustful mouths lined ...

'Snake Charmer Of The Soul' Photographer Mary Ellen Mark Dies At 75

AP | VERENA DOBNIK | Posted 05.26.2015 | Arts

NEW YORK (AP) — Documentary photographer Mary Ellen Mark, called "a snake charmer of the soul" for her gift of capturing searing images of human vul...

Women Make Bad Painters, According To One Ridiculously Misguided Male Artist

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 06.03.2015 | Arts

Another Georg Baselitz interview, another senseless comment about gender imbalance in the art world. He's said it once, and he'll likely say it again:...

Katherine Brooks

Why You Should Take Style Tips From Frida Kahlo's Closet

HuffingtonPost.com | Katherine Brooks | Posted 05.12.2015 | Arts

Frida Kahlo has long been celebrated for being extraordinary, photographer Ishiuchi Miyako asserts. From her canvases to her love affairs to h...

Mallika Rao

How Cultural Bias And Sexism Catapulted The Period Photo That Broke The Internet

HuffingtonPost.com | Mallika Rao | Posted 05.06.2015 | Arts

One in a series of menstruation-themed photographs by Rupi Kaur, the Canadian university student who challenged an Instagram ban and won. On ...

Women in Art: Dynamic Duo -- Anouska Beckwith and Andi Potamkin

Malcolm Harris | Posted 06.29.2015 | Arts
Malcolm Harris

In order to find out more about this dynamic duo as well as their new exhibition, I decided to have a little Q&A with them before they unveil their highly anticipated show, Transcendence.

Maddie Crum

These Intricate Domestic Paintings Recall The Magic Of Everyday Life

HuffingtonPost.com | Maddie Crum | Posted 04.20.2015 | Arts

To look at one of Andrea Joyce Heimer’s paintings is to feel at once comforted and confused. Bold patterns clutter the walls of her domestic scenes,...