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Frida Kahlo Most Famous Paintings
Frida Kahlo (1907 - 1954) was a Mexican painter, who mostly painted self-portraits. Inspired by Mexican popular culture, she employed a naive folk art style to explore questions of identity, post-colonialism, gender, class, and race in Mexican society. Her paintings often had strong autobiographical ...  More
Dec. 5, 2017
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Kelly Reemtsen Women In Chic Cocktail Dresses With Powerful Or Menacing Tools
The paintings for which Kelly Reemtsen is best known are elaborate depictions of the role of the modern day woman. Strikingly feminine at first glance, with their bodies adorned in fashionable designer dresses and runway-worthy accessories, Reemtsen’s women are not simply pinup girls or arm candy. ...  More
Nov. 15, 2017
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Robin F. Williams Girls In Unlikely, Uncomfortable Poses Of Fashion Magazines
'Robin F. Williams’s third show of paintings at P.P.O.W in Chelsea is a direct, pictorially savvy hit on the multilayered sexism of modern life. The show’s title is a taunt: “Your Good Taste Is Showing.” The paintings are extravagantly in-your-face regarding execution, style, image and ...  More
Nov. 11, 2017
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HUD: Julian Hibbard Embeds ‘Heads Up Display’ Cockpit Data To Voyeuristic Fashion Pictures
'HUD is an experimental series embedding found 'Heads Up Display' cockpit data, as an allegorical and spectatorial device, into a selection of existing fashion images. The series builds on a new approach to creating images after becoming a parent for the first time in 2014. Partly because I wasn’t ...  More
Nov. 4, 2017
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Reminiscence Of Being A Woman: Csilla Klenyanszki Visual Study Of Female Identity In Traditional Society
'The reminiscence of being a woman is a visual study of (self-)objectification and (self-)identity ... It's a personal research about the role of women in a traditional society. It investigates the evolution of objectification, while using domestic chores for its visualization. It vanishes the line ...  More
Oct. 12, 2017
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Play With Me: Grace Banks Documents How Artists Use Dolls To Explore Politics And Gender Issues
In Play With Me: Dolls, Women and Art, journalist Grace Banks explores the work of 40 artists who are united by their shared use of doll-like forms to explore and subvert the representation of women in visual culture.  ...  More
Oct. 9, 2017
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Adidas Campaign Featuring Swedish Model Arvida Bystrom With Hairy Legs
Adidas has recently launched its advertising campaign 'Superstar' which focuses around authenticity and features the 'icons of tomorrow'. And among them was Arvida Bystrom, a Swedish artist, model and photographer, known for advocating against stereotypes and being a big activist of the 'no-shave' ...  More
Oct. 6, 2017
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Michelle Tanguay Large-scale Portraits Of Females Enjoying Candy As A Metaphor For Power And Independence
Michelle Tanguay is an artist currently working in Detroit who paints large-scale portraits of females enjoying lollipops, as a metaphor for power and independence.  ...  More
Oct. 1, 2017
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Sois Belle: Annelie Vandendael’s Smart And Hilarious Parody Of Fashion Photography
Annelie Vandendael was born in Belgium (1987) and grew up in the South of France. After college she came back to Belgium to study at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts (Kask) in Ghent where she got a master degree in Photography. Image-making has always been a passion of her. After finishing her ...  More
Aug. 29, 2017
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Objectifications: Clara Giaminardi’s Powerful Exploration Of Femininity And Its Expression In Fashion
One of the youngest female photographers to be commissioned for Vogue, Italian fashion photographer Clara Giaminardi lives and works in London. Clara's work has been seen in international publications, and she has been featured in exhibitions in London, New York and Milan.  ...  More
Aug. 8, 2017
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Locker Room Talk: Samantha Lichtenstein Powerful Photo Series On Everyday Sexist Harassment
A photo series by a photography student sheds light on harassment and feminism in an unconventional way: with fruit and tattoos. Samantha Lichtenstein's series, 'Locker Room Talk' pairs fruit tattooed with real messages of harassment alongside women's bodies in an effort to bring attention to the ...  More
Jun. 20, 2017