Tag Archives: Art

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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The Feministing Five: Natalia García Pasmanick

TweetNatalia García Pasmanick, aka Favi, is a San Francisco-based vocalist, musician, rapper, performance artist, and visual artist. Raised in a musical family, she grew up singing Latin American and Iberian traditional music like guaguanco or tonada carvajal as well as being classically trained at San Francisco Girls’ Chorus. A mujer descendant of campesinas living in [...]
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Sandcastles: Most beautiful thing I’ve seen all year

TweetBecause feminism is hard work. Because working for social justice is a slog. Because beautiful and impressive works of art reconnect us with wonder and with our humanity. For all those reasons, after a hectic news day, we give you this. Sandcastles. They are made by artist Carl Jara, and they are absolutely magical. Tweet
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Two awesome upcoming NYC events

TweetNew York readers, mark your calendars! Here are two great events for your entertainment and edification, featuring an all-star cast of amazing feminist thinkers and writers. First, a reading of Big Big Love with Hanne Blank at Re/Dress, October 13 You might remember Hanne from her Feministing Five interview earlier this year. Hanne is the author [...]
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