Witches and deadly creatures have existed in popular culture for centuries. Art historian Yassana Croizat-Glazer examines their relationship at a particular moment in time.
How Pink and Blue Became Gendered Colors
The colors pink and blue are considered gendered, but they had opposite meanings until recently.
A Look into The History of Black Dresses and Why There’s Nothing “Little” About Them
The little black dress may be a popular concept but there’s more to it than most people know.
Splitting Hairs: Historical Styles and Angst Over Lockdown Haircuts
Yassana Croizat-Glazer shares a historical perspective on the power of hair and why lockdown haircuts have become a source of angst.
A Woman’s Touch: A Brief History of Healing Hands
Art historian Yassana Croizat-Glazer shares insights on the power of women’s touch throughout history.
West End Import “The Ferryman” Delivers a Tour de Force Performance From Its Female Lead
Holley Fain is the must-see star of “The Ferryman,” the buzzed-about West End import now on Broadway.
Becoming Anna Karenina in the Era of Modern Feminism
Tolstoy’s iconic classic “Anna Karenina” sheds light on current issues related to gender and politics.
“I Am Queen Mary” – Monument of a Rebel Queen Challenges Denmark’s Forgotten Colonial Past
Danish artist Jeannette Ehlers and Virgin Islands artist La Vaughn Belle have teamed up to create a monumental public sculpture entitled “I am queen Mary.”
Mary Rozell, Head of the UBS Art Collection, on Pursuing a Career in Art
What does a career in art look like? We asked Mary Rozell, who manages the largest corporate art collection in the world.
Infographic: The History of Women’s Media
In 1693, the first women’s magazine, The Ladies’ Mercury, begins publication. Its run only lasts for four issues.
My Legacy as a Moroccan Woman
As an avant-garde Islamic feminist, Mernissi explains how illegitimate male domination is. Using the same religious and social grounds men use to oppress, Mernissi demonstrates how women have all the prerogative to conquer their rights and powers.
The Late Birth of Birth Control
History of birth control: The science of contraception does not, and has never, lain strictly within the realm of women’s health.
Women’s Bodies: Apples & Pears Are Not the Only Fruit
Women’s bodies are full of exciting undulations that defy the sweep of the designer’s pencil. In trying to impose clean minimalist forms onto wobbly eclectic bodies, we wonder, “Am I a rectangle? An hourglass? A triangle?” Sara Cornish examines the history of this absurdly reductive tradition.