feminism

Gentileschi’s Judith stands out because it shows the act of a woman forcefully decapitating a man. One could argue that any depiction of this tale is inherently violent. And yet, many believe…
Julia Margaret Cameron’s early critics were concerned with beauty—the beauty of her sitters, her sensitivity in capturing it, her own physical charm, and, of course, where she failed to meet certain…
This list spans approximately 25,000 years of art-making and is by no means comprehensive. Although this history is complex, the manner in which the female nude appears through the ages is sometimes…
As American states levy an unprecedented amount of anti-trans bill proposals, the art of drag is gaining traction. We’ve rounded up artists who, whether working in drag or drag adjacent, have…
The often-contentious relationship between artists and those who write about art is as old as culture itself. The art critic’s job is to rationalize what is inherently an irrational pursuit.
If you have a bent for the occasional musical throwback, you may wonder why Prince wouldn't sing about “Red Rain.” At least the aforementioned title could boast an alliterative appeal. Alas, the…
“The F Word” explores radical ‘4th-wave’ feminism through performance art and interviews with a new generation of feminist artists using their bodies as subject matter.