Poetry has always had the power to engage the oppressed. Right now, we are seeing poetry in its barest and rawest form.
Art by Christina Quarles & Poetry by Christine Kitano
As a Queer, cisgender woman who is black but is often mistaken as white, artist Christina Quarles engages with the world from different positions.
Feminist Artist Judy Chicago Confronts Aging and Death
Feminist Artist Judy Chicago addresses aging and death as the final taboo in her upcoming exhibit at the NMWA.
Feminism in the Art World: Artist Betty Tompkins and Art Dealer Sara Kay
We’re talking with Betty Tompkins and Sara Kay, two women in the contemporary art world, about how things have changed since decades past.
“Identity Doesn’t Exist”—Artwork by Kimiko Yoshida
Kimiko Yoshida’s quasi-monochrome self-portraits have constituted her signature works since 2001. The conceptual protocol is always the same.
Calling for Artists: “Ulysses + Women” Summer Program
A Women’s Thing is partnering with Montez Press and the Brooklyn Institute of Social Research for an art show reimagining James Joyce’s “Ulysses.”
Art Series of Fierce Females by Holly Suzanne Rader
Holly Suzanne Rader has dedicated the last years to creating a cast of fierce females in form of collage paintings of starlets & models from a bygone era.
When A Man Decides to Hurt You—Series by Emily Smith
In the spring of 2015, Emily Smith was assaulted by a stranger on her walk home from the gym. She was left unconscious on the street with a severe concussion, broken jaw and sinus, and shattered tooth.
Modern-Day Sexism: “Handle With Care” by Rora Blue
“Handle With Care” is a photo series by Rora Blue that explores sexism through comments heard by the artist and submitted by women via social media.
New Georgia O’Keeffe Exhibition Presents Her Life as Art
For most, the name Georgia O’Keeffe summons images of the bright floral close-ups for which the artist is best known. While those paintings were central to O’Keeffe’s rise in the American art world in the 1920s and 1930s, they make up a surprisingly small percentage of her life’s work.
Marilyn Minter for Planned Parenthood
Marilyn Minter is an American artist currently living and working in New York City. She collaborated with Miley Cyrus to support Planned Parenthood of New York City.
“Too Pretty For This Shit”: On Being a Female Artist
As an artist, your studio becomes your sanctum, your safe haven for investigating your visceral truths without judgement. That is until you start having studio visits.
It Never Ends by Margherita Urbani
Margherita Urbani is an illustrator, graphic designer and art director. She was born and received her education in Italy before moving to the States in 2008. Her comics have been published in The New York Times, IL Magazine, Apartamento Magazine and others.
Art by Gretta Johnson
Art from our Anxiety issue by Gretta Johnson, “Rope” – Watercolor, colored pencil on paper.