Brooklyn-born artist Lorna Simpson rose to fame in the 1980s as a pioneer in conceptual photography.
American photographer and artist Cindy Sherman established her decades-long career by focusing her work on a very specific person—herself.
Shannon Burgess’s alter ego is a velociraptor named Ralph. Discussing her involvement in furry fandom, she explains how the community has shaped her life.
When Wanda (played by Barbara Loden) divorces her husband and leaves her two small children behind, she is quickly stripped of her identity.
Art historian Yassana Croizat-Glazer examines the role of dress and gender in art.
BDSM and kink educator Yin Q discusses labels for women with Kristen Sollee, author of “witches, sluts, feminists.”
How do you read a body completely covered in patterned fabric? Artist Alia Ali obscures culture, race, and gender to unveil our assumptions about identity.
To be wild is to accept the paradoxes and contradictions inherent in life instead of driving yourself crazy trying in vain to resolve them.
Men and women are exploring their sexual fantasies more than ever before. One show, Mercy Mistress, takes an in-depth look at kink.
Kimiko Yoshida’s quasi-monochrome self-portraits have constituted her signature works since 2001. The conceptual protocol is always the same.
I had struggled with my Latina identity before I even understood why. But all my attempts at assimilation led me back to it more strongly.
Queen Elizabeth I is known for many things but raising the profile of single women may be her most lasting legacy.
Namsa Leuba’s photography series NGL explores African identity through Western eyes.
Leah Schrager is a woman of her times. Using social media as her gallery, Schrager’s art explores digital identity, celebrity culture & the almighty selfie.