Born 90 years ago today, on July 31, 1924, Geraldine Hoff Doyle was just 17 years old when a United Press International (UPI) photographer snapped a picture of her while she was operating a metal-stamping press at American Broach & Machine Co. in Ann Arbor, Michigan during the summer of 1942. She was a beautiful girl whose friends were fighting in World War II ... [Read More]
Trina Merry, a New York body-painting artist, has created these surreal images by painting nearly nude models to seamlessly blend into the backgrounds of New York City landmarks, including Coney Island, The Freedom Tower, Brooklyn Bridge and Central Park.
The California native, with a B.A. in film, worked in art departments in Hollywood on films and television before finding her current medium of ... [Read More]
Unrealistic beauty standards aren’t exclusive to modern society, or to western culture. Documentary photographer and cultural anthropologist Jo Farrell captures one of the oldest barbaric “beauty” rituals in her photography project, Living History: Bound Feet Women Of China.
The project chronicles and celebrates the lives ... [Read More]
There is no shortage of fantastic female doodlers online, and now we can add Sarah Andersen to our favorites list.
Sarah is a 21-year-old cartoonist and illustrator. She graduated from the Maryland Institute College of Art in 2014 and currently lives in Brooklyn, NY, which seems to be a mecca for intelligent and talented cartoonists!
Sarah’s comics are semi-autobiographical and follow the adventures ... [Read More]
Last week, while we (and several other highly evolved media outlets) were calling out newly named Wonder Woman comic artist David Finch for his less than evolved comment about how he plans to draw our favorite superheroine this fall, DC Comics published a fun and ... [Read More]
Artist Carrie Preston of Cornwall, England is a “bump painter”, yep, she paints baby bumps, and they are pretty awesome! Carrie creates the bespoke belly paintings as a way to celebrate a woman’s pregnancy.
She explains on her website, “I feel really honoured to be able to paint a beautiful picture or message onto a bump. I feel that it allows the mummy to express her feelings towards her unborn ... [Read More]
Earlier in the week we shared news and information about WriteGirl, the innovative writing and mentoring program for young women that’s running a poetry drive to raise funds for the group’s workshops.
Showing our support, we purchased a “Girl Perspective” poem, which we just received ... [Read More]
Batgirl, everyone’s favorite female member of the DC Comics Bat family, is Barbara Gordon, a confident young woman as committed to justice as her father, Gotham City’s top cop Commissioner Gordon. This October, the kickass Superheroine, who has bailed out the Dark Knight himself on countless occasions, is getting a brand new look that’s said to be "way more practical ... [Read More]