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Artist Paddles Out To Hidden Concrete Canvases, Paints Stunning Female Portraits

May 26, 2015 by

Hawaiian artist Sean Yoro, who goes by the name Hula, is bringing a new (water’s) edge to the concept of street art with a series of stunning female portraits that he created while afloat, balancing on his surfboard. Hula painted four large-scale, hyper-realistic portraits of women on the walls of buildings and abandoned spaces that are only accessible by water. ... [Read More]

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A Sneak Peek At The New Illustrated Edition Of Toni Morrison’s “Beloved”

May 21, 2015 by

Toni Morrison’s Beloved is considered to be one of greatest and most important American novels of the past few decades. It won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction and was ranked by a New York Times survey as “the nation’s best work of fiction of the past years.” The book, which was first released in 1987, has inspired a new beautifully illustrated ... [Read More]

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MANSPLAIN: The Magazine For Women, Written By Men

May 21, 2015 by

Meet Man You Should Know Matt Round, a self-proclaimed "all-round creative nerd" who hails from across the pond. He makes games and websites for a living, and for fun he whips together brilliant (and hilarious) pieces of creative like this gem... the debut cover of a "ghastly new publication." Of his MANSPLAIN magazine, Matt told WYSK, "It’s just a quick satire of ridiculous misogyny that I threw ... [Read More]

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Vintage Purses For 21st Century Feminists

May 20, 2015 by

Michele Pred, a conceptual artist, works with found and confiscated objects and technology to make both cultural and political statements through her art. Michele’s commitment to producing work that comments on contemporary society comes from growing up in a family of scholars, anthropologists, sociologist and geopolitical educators. Born out of a renewed sense of ... [Read More]

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Iranian Artist And Activist Atena Farghadani In Prison And Facing Trial After Drawing A Political Cartoon

May 20, 2015 by

In an effort to increase the nation’s population, in 2014, the Iranian parliament voted to restrict access to contraception, making IUDs, vasectomies, and voluntary sterilizations illegal procedures. In response, 28-year-old artist and activist Atena Farghadani drew an “inflammatory” cartoon ... [Read More]

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The Blue & Gold Cape That Has Instagram Buzzing About Wonder Woman

May 13, 2015 by

Compliments of leaked Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice promo art that was posted on Instagram, the social media world got a sneak peek of the killer blue and gold cape that Wonder Woman, as played by Gal Gadot, will allegedly be rockin' in the highly anticipated blockbuster movie. ... [Read More]

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Tattoos That Bloom With Vintage Style… They’re Temporary And They’re Awesome

May 13, 2015 by

Wilma Boekholt is an interior designer, self taught illustrator, artist, blogger, and mom with a passion for fashion and DIY. Based in the Netherlands, she’s also the creative force behind Tattoorary, an online shop that’s packed with handmade temporary tattoos that look as good as the real deal, but require no needles and ... [Read More]

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Life Ever After… Days In The Lives Of Elderly Women

May 12, 2015 by

Inspired by her relationship with her ailing grandmother, Brazilian photojournalist Patrícia Monteiro created Life Ever After, a photo series documenting a community of elderly women in New York City that live alone. “Even with all the rush and fast pace of New York City, many elderly women manage to keep up with their lives in their own rhythm and grace," Patrícia explains in a statement on her website. ... [Read More]