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British Designer Paints Dress With These Powerful Statements About Her Body

Reminiscent of Amber Rose and Blac Chyna's MTV Video Music Awards outfits from last year, British designer Jojo Oldham, or Lovely Jojo, "painted a dress with all the t Read More »

The Struggle Is Real: Artist Cassandra Calin's Cartoons Perfectly Capture What It's Like to Be a Woman

Let's just say this: living in a world where there are such high expectations put on females of all ages — whether self-imposed or from societal pressures — to be "perfect" (whatever that may be), the struggle is real. Read More »

NSFW: 100 Nude Women Welcomed Donald Trump to the Republican National Convention

Art and politics have always gone hand-in-hand, and on Sunday afternoon at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, 100 nude women gathered to welcome Donald Trump — directly interjecting one of the most controversial subjects this e Read More »

Female Graffiti Artists Are Heroines of the Street in This Upcoming Documentary

The upcoming documentary "Street Heroines" will showcase the incredible journeys of female graffiti artists from ten different countries around the world who are blazing through a male-dominated subculture. "Graffiti has been a guy's game from the beginning," says one graffiti heroine. Read More »

These Drawings of Women Doing Everyday Things Will Make Your Day

Sally Nixon from Little Rock, Ark., is creating illustrations of women doing everyday things and we're loving it. Read More »

First All-Female Art Exhibit to Open at Saatchi Gallery

London's famed Saatchi Gallery, best known for launching artists like Tracey Emin into the global spotlight, is making more waves in the art world as it prepares to open its first all-female exhibit. Read More »

These 5 Feminist Illustrations by Gemma Correll are Hilariously On Point

If you've spotted a hilarious comic or illustration while hanging around the Internet, chances are that illustrator Gemma Correll was behind it. Read More »

Confronting Assumption: The Case for Banksy as a Woman

HBO’s Banksy Does New York documentary looks back at the British street artist’s 2013 month-long residency in the Big Apple. Read More »

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The Guardian Talks to Margaret Keane, the Woman Behind Tim Burton's 'Big Eyes'

For 16 hours a day, Margaret Keane painted children with big eyes. Her work was an art sensation: originals went to 60s stars like Jerry Lewis and Kim Novak while millions of prints sold in corner stores. But Margaret got none of the fame or money. Read More »