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Feminist Artists

Meet The Georgia O'Keeffe Of Lebanon

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 12.11.2014 | Arts

Purple breasts, orange thighs, green mountains, pink butts -- these are the amorphous subjects of artist Huguette Caland. The Lebanese artist, the dau...

Meet The 'Louise Bourgeois of Italy,' Carol Rama

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 10.27.2014 | Arts

Carol Rama's first exhibition was abruptly shut down by the police for public indecency. One work, "Dorina," was a watercolor in the raw, depicting a ...

How To Be A Revolutionary Feminist Artist, While Hardly Noticing

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 10.21.2014 | Arts

Barbara Nessim's work may seem playful and even innocuous, but in fact, that's what makes her endless combinations of colors and lines so dangerous. ...

This Is A Contemporary Feminist's Take On Traditional Needlework

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 10.17.2014 | Arts

A catcall -- made in the moment, often hollered casually with little forethought -- lasts only a few seconds. Once a statement like "Good morning, goo...

Feminist Indian Artist Builds Gorgeously Grotesque Wall Of Teeth

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 09.23.2014 | Arts

Mithu Sen is a New Delhi–based artist whose work viscerally explores sexuality, the female body and identity as a contemporary Indian woman. And, ju...

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...

Badass Feminist Robot Puts Pie Charts On Actual Pies

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 08.08.2014 | Arts

What, you ask, is better than a feminist robot? A feminist robot with a sweet tooth, obviously. As part of Los Angeles County Museum of Art's seco...

Meet Cameron, The Countercultural Icon Who Bewitched Los Angeles

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 08.08.2014 | Arts

Marjorie Cameron Parsons Kimmel, known simply as Cameron, was born in 1923 in Belle Plaine, Iowa. Not far into her life, she established the reputatio...

Priscilla Frank

Exploring The Mythology Of The Female California Artist

HuffingtonPost.com | Priscilla Frank | Posted 07.16.2014 | Arts

California, like New York, is a space rife with myth. Both sites, in contrast to most other U.S. states, aren't places to be from, they're places to g...

Masked Performance Artist Goes Topless For Feminism (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.30.2014 | Arts

Women are currently persecuted for baring their breasts in public in New York. On a global level, women who bare their chests often face more severe d...

7 Feminist Artists Who Prove Bad Girls Still Rule The Art World

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.18.2014 | Arts

In 1994, Marcia Tucker and Marcia Tanner independently organized two exhibitions dubbed "Bad Girls" and "Bad Girls West." The exhibitions, located at ...

Meet The Feminist Artist Who Refused To Define Herself As Such

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 03.28.2014 | Arts

Upon hearing the name Meret Oppenheim, a striking image often comes to mind. A teacup, spoon and saucer, covered in a tawny fuzz, the beautiful collis...

If Yoko's Retrospective Doesn't Make You Cry, We Don't Know What Will

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 03.20.2014 | Arts

"Whisper your name to the wind. Ask the wind to take it to the end of the world." This is the advice of Yoko Ono, the 81-year-old conceptual artist wh...

One Of New York's Greatest Artists Explores The Natural Wonders Of Her City

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 03.14.2014 | Arts

Somewhere between the natural and spiritual realms, the gritty bustle of New York City and the enchanting natural wonders waiting on its fringes, you'...

15 Artists We're Eternally Grateful For This International Women's Day

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 03.08.2014 | Arts

It's International Women's Day and here at Huff Post Arts & Culture we're expressing endless gratitude for the dazzling female artists who've inspired...

One Of The First Prominent Female Illustrators Tells Her Story

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 11.26.2013 | Arts

Barbara Nessim's images begin with a line, and in their finality capture something at once elegant and wild, feminine and androgynous, precise and rem...

Happy Birthday, Judy Chicago!

Posted 07.20.2013 | Arts

In honor of Judy Chicago's 74th birthday, we are revisiting a post originally published last year honoring the artist's life and work. Today is the...

Celebrating Female Artists

Posted 05.23.2013 | Arts

In honor of its 50th anniversary, Germany's Bonner Kunstverein is looking back on its rich history, or rather HERstory. The new exhibition will tr...

Fearless Female Artists Find A Home

Posted 05.09.2013 | Arts

We love few things in this world more than supporting creative women -- speaking of, have you checked out our Female Artist page lately? So our heart...

GUESS WHO?

Posted 03.13.2013 | Arts

HuffPost Arts&Culture is celebrating Women's History Month with the help of our favorite artists -- female artists, of course. Every day of March we'r...

Cindy Sherman Is The Joker In Our Women's History Month Deck

Posted 03.07.2013 | Arts

HuffPost Arts&Culture is celebrating Women's History Month with the help of our favorite artists -- female artists, of course. Every day of March we'r...

GUESS WHO?

Posted 03.04.2013 | Arts

HuffPost Arts&Culture is celebrating Women's History Month with the help of our favorite artists -- female artists, of course. Every day of March we'r...

Judy Chicago: The King Of Hearts

Posted 03.01.2013 | Arts

HuffPost Arts&Culture is celebrating Women's History Month with the help of our favorite artists -- female artists, of course. Every day of March we'r...

Narcissism Gone Wild

Posted 12.23.2012 | Arts

Part Cindy Sherman, part Pinocchio, performance artist Narcissister turns self-love into a radical artistic act. A performance artist trained at t...

'Ideas Are Often Stubborn As Shy Animals'

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 12.13.2012 | Arts

Kiki Smith is an artist who has remained in the shadows of the greater public eye since the 1980s; she's been able to occupy both the center and perip...