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A painting of a black woman touching herself sexually. The piece was created by Natalie Frank.

Painter Natalie Frank Recounts Her Experience With Sexual Harassment

If there’s anything that the #MeToo campaign has taught us, it’s that sexual harassment is so pervasive that it affects nearly every industry imaginable. And yet, there are still some industries in which we expect this type of behavior more so than in others. In the art world, for example, we don’t expect it as […]

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Kameelah Janan Rasheed.

Emerging Female Artists Make Their Mark

More and more women are being recognized now for their contributions to the arts communities. There have always, always been women making art, of course, but it’s only in recent times that those women are being given credit where credit is due—and has been due for a very long time. . Below are the artists […]

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More Female Artists are Added to Wikipedia in Massive Edit-a-thon

There has long been a gender disparity in the world of art. The fine arts have a longstanding history of excluding women from cultural conversations, from education, and the opportunity to hone their artistic abilities. Today, female painters from the Renaissance, Baroque, Romantic periods and beyond are still being discovered; their long suppressed stories are […]

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Cultivators of Culture: Lady Pink

We recently wrote about the incredible female street artists at Art Basel Miami Beach, and how their loud, vibrant presence speaks to the talent that women graffiti artists possess. Though grossly underrepresented in urban art culture, female street artists have proven to be a formidable force. One artist, known as Lady Pink, knows this better […]

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Martha Cooper, Wynwood, and the Women on the Walls

While many Art Basel Miami Beach attendees wandered about the dense cluster of galleries indoors, something really remarkable was happening outside. The Wynwood Walls hosted a slew of talented female graffiti and public arts artists, who brought dynamic color, vision, and creativity to the Wynwood District as part of Women on the Walls, a presentation […]

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