Tag: Women

6 DIVERSE & INCLUSIVE FASHION AND BEAUTY BRANDS THAT EMPOWER WOMEN

Inclusivity and diversity in fashion and beauty brands are no longer mere trends, they’re powerful movements that are here to stay. These movements are driven to empower women of all shapes, colors, and sizes and to inspire them to be the best version of themselves. We’ve rounded up the brands and businesses that are body-conscious…

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LOWER EAST SIDE ART WEEK CELEBRATES FEMALE ARTISTS

On October 17th, in the bustling and windy streets of the Lower East Side in Manhattan, about 20 galleries officially kicked off the start of the first inaugural Lower East Side Art Week. In the hopes of boosting gallery attendance and creating more programming, such as artist talks, tours, performances, and panel discussions, Lesley Heller and Bart…

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FRIEZE 2018 FOCUSES ON WOMEN IN ART

Women remain underrepresented in the art world, whether that be in gallery space or museums. However, at Frieze London and Frieze Masters 2018, there was an active effort made to counter these effects as women were seen in positions of authority and within every level of the programming. In its 16th year, Frieze featured over…

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REPRODUCTIVE RIGHTS UNDER TRUMP’S PRESIDENCY

Women have been protesting in the streets with signs that say, “My body, my choice,” “Women’s rights are human rights,” “I am a woman not a womb” and “Want fewer abortions? Support Planned Parenthood.” More women are growing concerned about their reproductive rights since Donald J. Trump was elected president in November. Planned Parenthood reported…

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100 WOMEN BARE IT ALL AT REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTION IN PEACEFUL PROTEST

On July 17th, outside the Republican National Convention ( RNC) in Cleveland, Ohio there was more than just your usual protesting going on. This time it included 100 naked women having a photo shoot the day before the convention began. Photographer Spencer Tunick recruited 100 women out of the 1800 that applied to be featured…

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TEN WAYS TRUMP HAS FAILED FEMALES

While Donald Trump may be frontrunner of the Republican party at this point in time, he's not only starting a war against Democratic candidates Hilary Clinton and Bernie Sanders; his war wages on most people living in the United States. If you aren't a white, American man, it's pretty clear that Trump doesn't have your…

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FIVE POWER WOMEN OF HOLLYWOOD

While Hollywood may seem to have always been a man’s world, there was a time long ago when women like Ida Lupino made films on their own terms. They fought long and hard for their place in the film industry, but succeeded in bringing a perspective not many had experienced on screen - the female…

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WOMEN RAN THE 2015 EMMY AWARDS

It was a night to remember at this year's 67th Annual Emmy Awards. This year's awards ceremony was filled with emotional moments, laugh-out-loud moments, firsts, and all the glamour one could expect at a red carpet event.  Whether Emmy viewers were crying, laughing, or clapping with joy, one thing was clear: women dominated this year's…

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WHAT TRACEY EMIN’S BED DID FOR FEMINISM

15 years after its debut Tracey Emin’s iconic installation ‘My Bed’ has returned to the Tate Britian, complete with the empty vodka bottles, used condoms and blood-stained underwear that made it legendary. A testament to the breakdown of a relationship, ‘My Bed’, like the former Young British Artist’s other early works, makes some people uncomfortable…

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PATHMAKERS: WOMEN IN ART, CRAFT, & DESIGN @ MAD MUSEUM – NYC – APR 28 – SEP 30

  Museum of Art & Design (MAD) Pathmakers: Women in Art, Craft, & Design, Midcentury to Today 2 Columbus Circle, New York, NY April 28 - September 30, 2015 The Museum of Art & Design is currently running an exhibit solely focused on the accomplishments of women in the arts. This retrospective focuses on the pioneering women who…

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ABSOLUT ELYX & VOGUE ITALIA WOMEN OF INTEGRITY EXHIBITION

The Absolut Elyx and Vogue Italia “Women of Integrity” photography exhibit took place on February 17th in SoHo, New York at Spring Studios. The event was hosted By Johan Lindeberg, Creative Director of Absolut’s new luxury vodka, Absolut Elyx and Franca Sozzani, Editor in Chief of Vogue Italia. The photography exhibition, which debuted Tuesday evening during New…

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PHEROMONE HOTBOX @ STEVEN KASHER GALLERY – NYC – JAN 22 – FEB 28

Pheromone Hotbox Steven Kasher Gallery 515 West 26th Street, New York, NY 10001 January 22 – February 28, 2015 Steven Kasher Gallery, in conjunction with Kasher|Potamkin, presents Pheromone Hotbox. The exhibition showcases the work of five young women photographers: Aneta Bartos, Amanda Charchian, Shae Detar, Olivia Locher, and Marianna Rothen.  Each artist will be represented by approximately…

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THE TYRANNY OF THE HYSTERICAL WOMAN

In Season 4’s ‘Redux’ episode of Homeland the audience was privy to yet another of Carrie Mathison’s episodes. We watched as she slipped into the familiar spiral that transformed her from a sharp, determined woman, into a paranoid, debilitated mess, slave to her emotional turbulence. This season has not been easy on Carrie, who has…

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MARK HOGANCAMP @ PIONEER WORKS – NYC – NOV 7-DEC12

Mark Hogancamp: The Women of Marwencol Pioneer Works 159 Pioneer Street, Brooklyn, NY November 7th - December 12th, 2014 Marwencol didn't begin as an art piece, or something made to exhibit. It really began with Mark Hogancamp getting beaten almost to death by five men outside a bar. It took Mark more than 40 days…

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BRAD JONES: DIPTYCHS @ SARGENT’S DAUGHTERS – NYC – OCT 29 – DEC 7

  Brad Jones: Diptychs Sargent's Daughters 179 East Broadway October 29th, 2014 - December 7th, 2014 You don't know the artist Brad Jones? Well there's really no one to know. There isn't a Brad Jones. He's a psuedonym for the artist pair, Jennifer Rubell and Brandi Twilley, both women. They will be showing their collaborative…

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CHANGE A WOMAN’S LIFE IN SAHEL BY SUPPORTING THE WATER PROJECT

The Sahel is a narrow strip of land in Africa right below the Sahara Desert. Because of its location, this area is prone to drought and famine. Even worse, access to clean water is extremely rare and many women are suffering and in poverty because of it. Women and their young girls spend up to…

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PANETTA LIFTS BAN ON WOMEN IN COMBAT

Before officially stepping down from his position as Defense Secretary, Leon E. Panetta has lifted the ban on women in combat, a groundbreaking move that will give them the chance to be decorated and compensated as equal members of the armed forces. Panetta, who is leaving his post after 18 months on the job, is…

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