Posts tagged "feminist art"

Working Moms Are Good For Their Kids, Says Harvard Study

Plus, celebrate the life of artist Miriam Schapiro, who passed away this week.

Rebecca Vipond Brink / June 25, 2015

Scott Walker Plans To Ban All Abortions After 20 Weeks, Even If A Mother’s Life Is In Danger

Scott Walker to ban all abortions after 20 weeks; today is Menstrual Hygiene Day worldwide; that chocolate weight loss study was a fake; Hanna Tuulikki brings her artwork Away with the Birds online.

Rebecca Vipond Brink / May 28, 2015

Now This Is A Hand Gun

From artist Joseph Barbaccia’s Integration series: BLAMe. Not quite sure what that title means, but I like the idea here. Feeling a little vulnerable? Wish you were better armed? Well, have a handgun transplanted onto your hand, and you are a post-feminist Terminator. One question, though. When the bullet exists the forefinger, will it me…

Susannah Breslin / January 6, 2011

Women Pop Artists Get Exposed At The Brooklyn Museum

Artist Marjorie Strider’s comically pornographic “Woman with Radish,” made in 1963, was an unusual contribution to Pop Art — it was a feminist one. She subverted the often ridiculously over-sexual, pinup-inspired graphics in commercial graphic art of this era by addressing such objectification in her own art. The eyelashes and radish (above) are sculpted out…

Joanne Hinkel / November 22, 2010

Carole Feuerman Creates Life-Sized Sculptures Of Women

I’m fascinated by these freakily life-like women sculptures created by artist Carole Feuerman. Most often, these giant-sized ladies wear swimsuits and appear to have just come from a swim. They’re haunting, weird, and simultaneously familiar and disconcerting. [Sprayblog]…

Susannah Breslin / August 13, 2010