Androgynous Model Does Her Own Body-Positive Victoria’s Secret Shoot

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 9, 2015 - 1:30 pm

Androgynous model Rain Dove is bypassing the exacting physical standards Victoria’s Secret imposes on its “Angels” by doing her own photoshoot in the brand’s lingerie. She’s included two images for each shot: One with a VS model’s head superimposed over her own, and then just the original image of Dove.

Dove orchestrated theMore »

Can An Algorithm Determine What Kind Of Perfume You Should Wear?

Megan Reynolds | December 9, 2015 - 10:00 am

Pinrose certainly seems to think so. More »

Emily Postmodern: How To Gracefully Irish Exit Any Party

Julianna Rose Dow | December 9, 2015 - 9:00 am

You can leave a party without saying goodbye, but do it the right way. More »

Gift Guide: For The Materialistic Social Media Witch

Maud Deitch | December 8, 2015 - 10:00 am

What to buy for the girl who loves Stone Fox Bride but is also a little sad. More »

Gift Guide: For The Late-To-Weed Grown-Ass Stoner

Megan Reynolds | December 7, 2015 - 12:00 pm

The late to weed stoner is a special breed; someone who realized that money and the kind of prolonged adolescence that big city living encourages means that being a pothead now, in adulthood, is easier than ever. They’ve got their delivery service all set, but years of being the person always down to smoke when… More »

Art Week DIY: This Yarn Wall Hanging Is Easy AF

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 4, 2015 - 1:00 pm

I considered doing a whole host of different DIY projects for Art Week, but in the end, I stayed true to my passion for fiber art and went with a DIY yarn wall hanging, a few examples of which are above. As regular readers know, I weave tapestries on the side and have amassed a… More »

Gift Guide: 10 Gifts To Passive-Aggressively Annoy Someone

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 4, 2015 - 9:00 am

Everyone needs a coping strategy to deal with the people who irritate the wits out of us but for some reason must keep in our lives. And, sure, you could be mindful and try to accept people for who they are, but why would you do that when you could give those people passive-aggressively annoyingMore »

Pantone’s 2016 Colors Of The Year Are So Chill

Megan Reynolds | December 3, 2015 - 4:45 pm

“Peaceful.” “Compatible.” “Chill.” More »

25 Women Artists & Crafters Killing It On Instagram

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 3, 2015 - 2:45 pm

While Twitter and Facebook have their place, Etsy is great for making sales, and Pinterest is fun for inspiration, the social platform where many artists, makers, crafters and artisans feel most at home is on Instagram. Over the last few years, a community of mostly female creators has exploded on the app, including both professional makers and on-the-side hobbyists, many of… More »

Art Week Quotable: Lygia Clark On Participation

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 3, 2015 - 2:16 pm

“What’s happening around me? A whole group of people clearly sees that modern art doesn’t communicate, is increasingly becoming an elitist issue…” More »

Lifestyles Of The Rich And Occasionally Tacky: A Brief Chat With An Art Handler

Megan Reynolds | December 3, 2015 - 1:00 pm

As per Countess Luann de Lesseps, money really can’t buy you class, but it can buy you some really nice art. More »

4 Lesser-Known Art Museums You’ll Love

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 3, 2015 - 12:00 pm

OK, OK, we’ve all heard of the MoMA, the Met, the Art Institute, the Whitney, MOCA, and the Getty, but what about the whole country outside of America’s largest three cities?

I’ve found that a lot of the art museums you can find in smaller cities are interesting and enriching in ways thatMore »

My Date with Elvie, The Video Game For Your Womanhood

Julia Edwards | December 3, 2015 - 11:00 am

When my friend forwarded me an e-vite entitled “Vag Event,” with a cryptic message about a workshop led by a kegel machine, it felt like the perfect opportunity to get a little closer to me, myself, and womankind. What are kegels? I hardly knew. I imagined the event would resemble a pregnancy preparation class where… More »

Ready For Art Basel? Here Are 15 Women Artists Who Will Be Exhibited In Miami Beach

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 3, 2015 - 10:00 am

Whether or not you’ll be able to make it to Art Basel this weekend, there’s plenty to see– the show’s website includes information about an photos of the artworks that are going to be exhibited as well as the show’s sectors and artists. To celebrate the show opening tomorrow, here are fifteen extraordinaryMore »

Russian Makeup Artist Faces Backlash After Using Dead Fish As Cosmetics

Bronwyn Isaac | December 3, 2015 - 9:30 am

Apparently, not only has she been using the dead fish, but she kills the fish herself, causing further vitriol from people who claim it’s unnecessary cruelty. More »

Art Week DIY: Making This Etsy-Ass Wall Hanging Was Actually A Joy

Megan Reynolds | December 2, 2015 - 4:00 pm

If you need me, I’ll be in Montana making things with my hands for the rest of my life. More »

Art Week Quotable: Marina Abramović On Transformation

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 2, 2015 - 1:20 pm

I test the limits of myself in order to transform myself…” More »

Check Your Vibes: How To Have The Perfect Weekend Getaway

Claire Hannum | December 2, 2015 - 10:45 am

I’m all about periodic quality weekend escapes (and I think everyone should be!), but there is a distinct art to them — getting out of town is only half the battle. Leaving your home base brings no guarantee you’ll feel any calmer or more refreshed than you do when you’re caught up in the rat… More »

People Naming Their Babies After Instagram Filters Is The Latest Sign Of The Apocalypse

Megan Reynolds | December 1, 2015 - 4:15 pm

Please meet my new baby, Myspace Reynolds. More »

Art Week Quotable: LJ Roberts On Craft And Queerness

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 1, 2015 - 3:30 pm

“Craft is all over the place  it represents everything from exquisite artisan objects to kitschy homemade trinkets, to the hip and cute items produced in today’s trendy DIY culture….” More »

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