For over four decades, Carrie Mae Weems has used the camera to capture what it means to be alive in our time.
Polish Artist Ewa Doroszenko Examines Beauty Standards in Between Artificiality and Reality
Intermedia artist Ewa Doroszenko’s practice is a graphic showcase of blending classic photography with digital manipulation and traditional painting.
Multimedia Artist Lorna Simpson’s Works Confront Narrow Views of Gender and Identity
Brooklyn-born artist Lorna Simpson rose to fame in the 1980s as a pioneer in conceptual photography.
Cindy Sherman and Female Representation in Art
American photographer and artist Cindy Sherman established her decades-long career by focusing her work on a very specific person—herself.
Why History’s Greatest Male Artists Depended on Female Nudes
Women have long changed the course of art history. From Rembrandt to Duchamp, these are the artists who made their name by painting female nudes.
Karen Miranda Rivadeneira, Reclaimer of Lost Memories
Karen Miranda Rivadeneira’s collection “Other Stories/Historias Bravas,” is an exploration of the relationship between photography and memory.
Photographer Maïmouna Guerresi Explores Roots Between Mother and Child
An Italian-born artist Maïmouna Guerresi explores cultural diversity, Islamic spirituality and mysticism, and the roots between mother and child.
Monankim, a Photo Series by Jenevieve Aken
In her photo series “Monankim,” Nigerian photographer Jenevieve Aken captures the entry into womanhood as experienced through the women of the Bakor people.
Photographer Ana Amado is Making Women Uninvisible
In her photo series “Lideresas” (“Female Leaders”), Spanish photographer and architect Ana Amado switches male protagonists for women in iconic photographs.
The Objects Women Carry For Protection While Walking Alone
“The Walk” is a new art series by Rora Blue that explores objects women carry for protection when walking alone.
Photo Essay “Life After Life in Prison” by Sara Bennett
“Life After Life in Prison” by Sara Bennett examines the lives of four women as they return to society after serving many years in prison.
Unseen Pictures of Female Icons by Susan Wood
Wood’s photo book is a celebration of female icons including Barbara Chase-Riboud, Yoko Ono and Gloria Steinem.
Photo Series “All at Sea”: Meet Captain Missy and Her All-Female Crew
Photographer Anne Hollowday captures the beauty of the sea, and the seafaring life, in this evocative photo series.
Through The Lens of Madness: Francesca Stern Woodman
Many feel the distorted images in Francesca Stern Woodman’s work comment on the way women are erased from and overlooked in society.