#WomensDay2018 | 5 SEXIST CONTEMPORARY ARTWORKS APPRECIATED BY MANY

To begin this article, I want to say that I take full responsibility of these opinions of mine, and in this field everything is probably very subjective. I just want to give you some new perspectives, some different points of view and bases to reflect on. Please take my words as a starting point for […]

#WomensDay2018 | GOOD NIGHT STORIES FOR REBEL GIRLS, 2016 -#illusthursday

“Once upon a time, there was a girl that dreamed of… marrying a prince walk on Mars!” Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls is a children’s book packed with 100 bedtime stories about the life of 100  unconventional and extraordinary women, who changed the world with their perseverance, initiative and determination, fighting against the prejudices against women. From Cleopatra […]

#WomensDay2018 | SELF-PORTRAIT WITH THORN NECKLACE AND HUMMINGBIRD, FRIDA KAHLO, 1940

Frida Kahlo is “the first woman to turn her body into a manifesto, to exhibit her own femininity in a manner that was direct, explicit and occasionally violent, revolutionising women’s role in art forever”. Her body becomes the means to explore themes such as gender identity, a displayed femininity (a body that becomes both sacrificial […]

#WomensDay2018 | ART MUST BE BEAUTIFUL, ARTIST MUST BE BEAUTIFUL, MARINA ABRAMOVIC, 1975

This is one of the most iconic performances of Marina Abramovic (we made a little introduction to her in our overview about Performance Art). Marina Abramovic was sitting in front of an audience, naked from the waist up, just brushing her hair with a brush in one hand and a comb in the other, and […]