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Women today must reclaim the identity of the muse.
What Ana Mendieta’s Siluetas Taught Me About Woman and Nature as One.
The premise of this short film is that a young girl’s happiness and fantasy keeps getting interrupted by outside sources. Her fantasy can be whatever you take it to be, whether that be her dancing by herself, consuming confetti and joy, remaining true to her values, whatever you might identify with.
Artist Betty Tompkins has been painting text-based works of demeaning words and phrases used to describe women from 2002-2015. In response to the #MeToo Movement, the artist is using her work in a new exhibition, “Will She Ever Shut Up?”
A series of murals of feminist icons have been placed all across London in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the UK’s first laws giving many women the right to vote. The murals contain 50 women from the past (such as Sojourner Truth and Sophia Duleep Singh) and present (Malala Yousafzai) who have played a role in the fight for equal rights.
Hannah Starkey has been photographing the daily experiences of women for over 20 years, capturing the truthful nature of what being a woman means in everyday life.
At the contemporary art fair, Scope, artist Leah Schrager took a deep look into the double standards of social media culture in her display Female Friendly. Mounted side by side from each other, one image is a screenshot from her personal Instagram account of a mirror selfie with a few comments, while the other is from her alter ego, Ona’s Instagram account of her in Calvin Klein underwear with even more comments.
For the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights—a document founded as a result of the human rights violations brought on by World War I—30 women and non-binary artists across the globe have designed prints for the human rights we still fight for today.
Nike has partnered with the global network aimed at highlighting women creatives, Girlgaze, on their latest Air Force 1 sneakers launch. The campaign is shot by eight female-identifying Girlgaze photographers capturing images of Nike’s Unsung Heroes.
For this year’s Art Basel Miami Beach, artist Suzy Kellems Dominik explores the physical and psychological emotions involved in the orgasm through I Can Feel. The twelve foot tall neon sculpture and light show depicts anatomical elements (which flashes on a 27.68 second loop) with fireworks and a ribbon setting off around it.
In a round-table discussion group with Surface, six of the members from various generations discuss everything from the start of the Guerrilla Girls to reclaiming the word feminism in recent years.
Christina identifies as an illustrator but also as a zine maker, printmaker, animator, and designer. She exemplifies what it means to be a modern feminist creative, bringing representation along wit her own style to the art scene.
Artist Nora Turato is using her spoken voice to break taboos of what a woman sounds like. With graphic visuals as her backdrop, she performs passion-filled monologues in museum halls, galleries, and churches.
The latest photo book, “Upstate Girls: Unraveling Collar City,” by Brenda Ann Kenneally follows the lives of young women from working class families in Troy, New York for nine consecutive years.
In early November, artist Michelle Hartney challenged problematic artists by putting up wall labels next to specific works at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. This was the creation her own work, Correct Art History.
Through her photographs, Hubbs sheds the gaze that has dominated our culture, and looks to create a feminist view of identity and body image.
For National American Indian Heritage Month, mother and daughter Selina Marie and Carrie Sage Curley visited the University of Missouri to spread awareness of Apache culture.
In In Stitches, Butchart explores the contemporary artists challenging these historical notion and making political work in fibers. Through the documentary, she retells hidden stories while questioning the hierarchy of art and craft.
The Mulleavy sisters are known for bringing themes from art history, literature, and pop culture into their fashion pieces, blurring the lines between contemporary art and fashion.
The project titled “Cats Calling Back” depicts illustrations with narratives provided by victims of sexual harassment.
A part of life that happens to half the population is often degraded and looked at with disgust. With menstruation art on social media, periods and period blood can become even more normalized in our world.