whoever you want to be…

Disney and Disabled

Recently artist AleXsandro Palombo created images of the usual disney princesses (including Snow White, Cinderella and Pocahontas) with disabilities. (image description: This is a picture of nine of the Disney … Continue reading

February 12, 2014 · 1 Comment

Hildegard von Bingen – From Darkness to Light

I was at a bit of a loss today, so out of curiosity I image googled “Women Artists”. Why hello Hildegard von Bingen: I’m a big fan of your work! I discovered … Continue reading

April 17, 2013 · 2 Comments

Berthe Morisot

Berthe Morisot was born in 1841 in Bourges, France (if you take a map of France and stick a thumbtack square in the middle, you’ll probably hit Bourges).  When her bourgeois … Continue reading

February 4, 2013

Frida Kahlo

As we ushered in the new year a few days ago and as we started wishing others health and happiness, I couldn’t help but wonder about the way the December … Continue reading

January 4, 2013

Edward Hopper and Women

I recently had the opportunity of going to see the Edward Hopper exhibition at the Grand Palais. (…mostly because I decided: DAMN! I’m always missing wonderful exhibits here in Paris! PSA … Continue reading

November 4, 2012 · 3 Comments

Camille Claudel – A Brief and Tragic History

Although the historical precedent had been set well before Camille Claudel, her story is still a classic case of a woman being screwed over by a man. Though some may say … Continue reading

October 4, 2012

Bea inspired: Beatrice Wood

I’d never heard of Beatrice Wood until earlier today when I saw her her photograph linked by Lisa Clark (one of our Bea contributors). Obviously her name – Bea – … Continue reading

June 6, 2012 · 6 Comments

Unwrapping Dorothea Tanning’s ‘The Birthday’, by Jennifer Chevais

Appearing to morph reality as we know it the longer we contemplate it, Dorothea Tanning‘s “The Birthday” is an interesting precursor of early North American Post-Modern art. But before starting, … Continue reading

June 4, 2012
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