Tag Archives: Art

Cool street art alert: “Women do not owe you their time or conversation”

TweetWe’ve mentioned this street art before when it popped up in Philly, although I didn’t know then who was behind it. According to NPR, these anti-street harassment posters are the work of artist Tatayana Fazlalizadeh who’s been dodging cops in the cover of darkness to put them up in her neighborhood in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. Fazlalizadeh says the [...]
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All Malala Everything

Tweet Let Malala Yousafzai be a reminder to all of us of strength, courage and unflinching determination to survive and succeed in a world that demands you to fail. The artists at Zen Pencils have created a beautiful and moving comic of Malala’s story, centering around her profound conviction of the right to educate girls [...]
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Elsewhere on the Interwebs

Tweet Chelsea Brown’s updated Rosie the Riveter poster (above) is making a splash in cyberspace; check out her feminist (and Lady Gaga) art at her Tumblr. Corporations are people–except in the carpool lane? The Beheld reviews Phoebe Baker Hyde’s The Beauty Experiment. On policing sex crimes before they happen. Steph Herold on the Time abortion [...]
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Quick hit: Fight racism and sexism in the art world

TweetIt’s no secret that the art world has something of a diversity problem. Courtney has previously written about women in art, questioning the lack of gender equality in the art world and presenting some crucial ideas and resources for female artists. And she has cited some grim statistics, including the fact that only 8 percent [...]
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What if dude superheroes posed like lady superheroes

TweetFor a movie about dudes with big muscles who punch things, The Avengers treats its few female characters pretty well. Which isn’t a big surprise, since the movie is written and directed by Buffy creator Joss Whedon. But the film’s advertising has featured Black Widow in the standard “look at my ass!” poses we’ve sadly come to expect [...]
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