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Women in Art

Artist Films Herself Having Sex With A Stranger In Stark Project Tackling Assault

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 05.24.2016 | Arts

Warning: This post contains sensitive subject matter, please read with caution. Australia-based artist Sophia Hewson's latest work is described as a ...

Artist Hand-Sews Odes To Greek Mythology's Baddest Women

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.23.2016 | Arts

"I’ve always been interested in stories," artist Elaine Reichek explained to The Huffington Post. "And myths are fabulous stories, especially in how...

Reimagined Kaleidoscopes: The Art and Fashion of Michelle Gagliano and Kari Bare

Stuart Gunter | Posted 05.12.2016 | Arts
Stuart Gunter

Michelle Gagliano and Kari Bare have collaborated on bringing Gagliano's art to the fashion world--Bare transforms the art onto fabric and makes cloth...

This Is What Beauty Looks Like Around The Globe

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 05.16.2016 | Arts

It began, as these things do, when 30-year-old Mihaela Noroc quit her job on a whim. She had a little bit of money saved up and decided it was time to...

Photographer Explores The Language We Use To Talk About Sad Women

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 04.19.2016 | Arts

Looking at one of Petra Collins’ photos is like walking into a dimly lit disco bar. There’s glamor and light and color, and emotional vigor is on ...

Photographer Assumes Endless Identities In Her Mother's Clothes

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 03.28.2016 | Arts

A little girl clopping around the kitchen, feet swimming in her mother's high heels. A tween sneaking daubs of her mom's lipstick and trying on her pe...

Happy Birthday Yayoi Kusama, One Of The Most Famous Living Artists Today

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 03.22.2016 | Arts

Yayoi Kusama was born on March 22, 1929, in Matsumoto, Japan. At 10 years old, she began to experience hallucinations, specifically, of polka dots -- ...

14 Brilliant Women Poets To Read On World Poetry Day

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 03.25.2016 | Arts

Monday is World Poetry Day, a great time to reacquaint yourself with your favorite lines of verse before Poetry Month kicks off on April 1. Whether yo...

'Ladies Rooms Around The World' Intimately Captures Women Behind The Scenes

HuffPost Italy | Nicholas Miriello | Posted 03.17.2016 | Arts

Without distinction and beyond any hierarchal structures, Maxi Cohen has photographed every public restroom she's encountered throughout her travels. ...

One Woman Is Challenging The Stereotypes That Plague Fashion Photography

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 03.17.2016 | Arts

"A lot of designers are not inspired by the real China," Andrew Bolton, curator of the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute, explained in a ...

Behold: The Disney Princesses Painted As Renaissance Models

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 03.16.2016 | Arts

The Disney princesses get a bad rap, and rightfully so. Between their unattainable waist-to-hip ratios and meager speaking parts, it can be frustratin...

Artist Michelle Gagliano Paints Dante's "Inferno"

Stuart Gunter | Posted 03.15.2016 | Arts
Stuart Gunter

Michelle Gagliano is a painter who lives in Scottsville, Virginia. She co-owns FOCUS Contemporary Art and is the Artistic Director for the Scottsville...

101 Artists You Should Remember This International Women's Day

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 03.08.2016 | Arts

Today is International Women's Day, a day devoted to recognizing the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women across the world. ...

Israeli Artist Paz Perlman Explores The Healing Power Of Art

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 03.04.2016 | Arts

"In order to liberate myself from the past, I have to reconstruct it, ponder about it, make a statue out of it and get rid of it through making sculpt...

Your Radical Guide To Fighting Discrimination In The Arts

The Huffington Post | Tricia Tongco | Posted 03.07.2016 | Arts

If you spent 30 years trying to accomplish one thing, what kinds of results would you need to keep you going? When it comes to mastering a skill, a f...

Frances Cannon And The Push For Body Positivity In Art

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 02.29.2016 | Arts

"Self-love is a process," says artist Frances Cannon. "It takes time and effort. Some days are harder than others, but with practice, patience and bel...

The 'Shady Ladies' Hiding In The Metropolitan Museum Of Art

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 02.24.2016 | Arts

Walk through the halls of New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art on your own and you're sure to receive at least an afternoon's worth of a history less...

14 Artists Show The Strength And Diversity Of Art Made By Women Today

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 02.23.2016 | Arts

"Welcome to the champagne life," Ne-Yo croons on his 2010 album "Libra Scale." "Where trouble is a bubble in the champagne glass, dreams and reality a...

The Untold Story Behind The Legendary 'Topless Cellist'

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 03.07.2016 | Arts

Charlotte Moorman was always something of a girly girl. At her high school in Little Rock, Arkansas, she was one of the first to don dark lipstick and...

This Oscar-Nominated Film Perfectly Depicts What It Is To Be A Woman

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 02.16.2016 | Arts

After a long school day, a crew of young girls takes a detour to a nearby beach before heading home. With their uniform skirts and blouses on, they wr...

Surreal Photos Reclaim The Words People Use To Insult Women

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 02.16.2016 | Arts

Sugar tits. Butter face. The language we use to put down women is illustrious and plentiful, a cloying metaphor for every ingredient in a well-stocked...

#WakingTheFeminists Arrives in New York Demanding Greater Gender Parity in the Arts

Naomi McDougall Jones | Posted 02.12.2016 | Arts
Naomi McDougall Jones

Depending on how active you are on Twitter, you may or may not be aware of a pretty remarkable occurrence last year in Ireland. Amidst the masses of swirling articles and videos regarding the lack of gender parity in theater that are justifiably and importantly flying around the Internet, a group of women and men in Ireland joined in solidarity to effect some pretty substantive change.

16 Female Curators Shaking Things Up In 2016

artnet News | Priscilla Frank | Posted 02.12.2016 | Arts

This article originally appeared on artnet News. There's no shortage of female curators making their mark on the art world. Here's a small sample of ...

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 of intimac...

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 ...