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Feminist Art

Why Selfies Can Be Radical, And Feminist Too

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 09.15.2014 | Arts

Warning: This post contains graphic imagery and may not be safe for work. Taking anti-selfies, peeing in public, dyeing your pubic hair in neon hue...

How One Woman Is Turning Her Online Harassment Into Art

2012-07-03-slatelogo.jpg | Posted 09.12.2014 | Arts

This post originally appeared on Slate. By Phil Plait My good friend, Amy Davis Roth, is awesome. Or, more properly, awe-inspiring. On ...

Dream, Girl: How One Film Is Inspiring Girls to Go for Their Dreams

Erin McKelle | Posted 09.12.2014 | Women
Erin McKelle

Meet Erin Bagwell: She's the director and creator of Dream Girl, a film that is encouraging girls everywhere to become leaders and realize their entrepreneurial dreams. This documentary is redefining what it means to be a businesswoman.

Grandmother Quilts Giant Penises, Becomes Our New Life Inspiration

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 09.12.2014 | Arts

We love ourselves a grandma who knows how to knit. But we have to say, even the most cozy of afghans can't quite compare to the fruits of grandmother ...

Exhibition Explores Body Image In Los Angeles

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 08.22.2014 | Arts

Los Angeles' relationship to the human body is a complicated one. For one, the sunny Southern California destination tempts its citizens to bare m...

This Is What A Female Orgasm Really Looks Like (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 09.09.2014 | Arts

Note: The following article contains sexual content and imagery. It may not be suitable for work environments. "Can you remember your first orgasm?...

Finally, Artist Paints Female Nudes As They Really Are (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 08.08.2014 | Arts

Victoria Selbach is a painter and nudes are her subject of choice. But don't expect her artistic outpout to resemble Will Cotton's airy pinup girls, J...

Tried Being a Bride

Suzanne Heintz | Posted 08.06.2014 | Weddings
Suzanne Heintz

Who would do such a thing? Spend months planning a picture-perfect wedding, only to leave her groom, cold, on the steps of the altar, after a speech announcing to the congregation why she did it? That person was me.

10 Stunning Photos That Prove Middle-Aged Women Are Not Invisible

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 08.06.2014 | Arts

Our culture is obsessed with youth, especially when it comes to women. Most ladies represented in magazines, on screen, in advertisements or even in t...

These Are The Feminist Doilies You've Been Waiting For

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.05.2014 | Arts

If you have -- like us -- been hiding in the depths of the Internet, waiting for that one artist to combine the politics of female hair with the delic...

Artist Domesticates Masculinity, Quite Literally, With Crocheted Phalluses

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 08.08.2014 | Arts

Have you ever seen such an adorable phallus in all your life? We sure haven't. The soft and fuzzily rendered member below is brought to you by Andrea ...

Hallucinatory Portraits That Rethink the Ways We Look at Women

2012-07-03-slatelogo.jpg | Posted 08.01.2014 | Arts

This story originally ran on Slate. By David Rosenberg Through formal portraiture mixed with plastic flowers, images from Playgirl magazine, r...

Embroidered Portraits Of Female Soldiers Shed Light On Women's Roles In The Military

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 07.25.2014 | Arts

"In my travels to Israel, I became deeply sympathetic to the plight of women conscripted into military service," explains artist Beth Scher, the paint...

"A Subtlety"

Mona R. Washington | Posted 09.16.2014 | Arts
Mona R. Washington

Outside the venue, a very long line winds down and around several blocks. Art aficionados wait patiently in the sun. Inside, the exhibition visitors wander and wonder. THE MARVELOUS SUGAR BABY regally inhabits the space.

Art Activist Creates Wearable 'Armor' Sculptures To Promote Gender Justice

AP | ULA ILNYTZKY | Posted 07.14.2014 | Arts

NEW YORK (AP) — Linda Stein wants people to armor themselves in her art. She creates full-length wearable sculptures embedded with all manner of fo...

32 Famous Artworks That Prove The Beauty Of Female Body Hair (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 07.09.2014 | Arts

There's an old art historical legend that artist and thinker John Ruskin passed out on his wedding night after seeing his wife's pubic hair for the fi...

13 Latina Artists Under 35 You Should Know

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 07.07.2014 | Arts

When family tales are passed from generation to generation with no single point of origin, when history fails to document years of pain and struggle, ...

10 Queer Feminist Artists Who Are Challenging Today's 'Body Oppression' (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 06.20.2014 | Arts

When asked, in an interview back in 1999, whether or not one painting could adequately challenge masculine representations of God, the inimitable Judy...

This 'Personal Space Dress' Could Help Solve All Your Public Transportation Woes

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.19.2014 | Arts

There are many imperfect aspects of riding public transportation, no matter which city you live in. Too much touching is undoubtably one of them. At t...

A Conversation with Irene Hardwicke Olivieri

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 06.24.2014 | Arts
Marcia G. Yerman

She uses iconography that employs specifically feminine symbols, such as braids--which for Olivieri connote "the passage of time."

What I Did Not Save

Julie R. Enszer | Posted 06.24.2014 | Gay Voices
Julie R. Enszer

Sometimes, I wake up in a cold sweat thinking about a lost moment of activism, of resistance, of assertion of lesbians' words in Ann Arbor. I think of the ways I have failed lesbians and lesbian culture.

What's Better Than Fireworks? Feminist Fireworks, Of Course

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 04.17.2014 | Arts

Everyone's favorite feminist art pioneer is in New York City this month, hosting a stunning exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum. And it wouldn't be a re...

Is This The Most Radical Performance Art Project Yet?

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 04.08.2014 | Arts

This summer, grandmother of performance art Marina Abramovic will take over London's Serpentine Gallery for her most ambitious artistic endeavor since...

Finally, Nude Paintings That Capture The Way The Body Really Looks (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 04.07.2014 | Arts

It's no big surprise that since the dawn of art, the nude form has been one of its most prized subjects. "La Maja Desnuda," "Grande Odalisque" -- what...

One Of The Art World's Most Iconic Feminist Artists Turns 75 Years Old

Katherine Brooks | Posted 04.04.2014 | Arts
Katherine Brooks

This is the year of Judy Chicago. In honor of her 75th birthday this July, the iconic feminist artist is hosting what she calls a "dispersed retro...