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Statue of a Girl Stares Down the Famous ‘Charging Bull’ on Wall St

March 18, 2017 in Art, artist, Sculpture

Earlier this week, a small bronze statue of a girl, designed by artist Kristen Visbel, appeared overnight in the path of the bull statue. The young girl stares down the famous Wall Street charging bull in an act of defiance. It’s intended to highlight the gender disparity of senior level roles at US financial firms; 85 […]

10 Women Who Changed the World We Live In

March 10, 2017 in Art, artist, Photography

It’s surprising to us that in this day and age we still need to have an ‘official’ day to recognise and champion women and women’s rights. Nevertheless, International Women’s Day has come and gone for another year and gave us the opportunity to reflect upon how women have changed the world we live in. Throughout history, many […]

The Top Photos in the 2017 Birth Photography Competition (NSFW)

March 2, 2017 in Art, artist, Photography

The International Association of Professional Birth Photographers (IAPBP) has just announced the finalists and winners for the 2017 competition, which celebrates “the beauty of birth and the skill of birth photographers”.  The contest is split into three categories: labor, delivery, and postpartum. When we presented you with the 2016 finalists, it was one of our most viewed blogs for 2016. Many […]

Animation Perfectly Comments On Our Warped Standards of the Female Body

February 19, 2016 in Art, artist, Body Art, Digital Art, Makeup, People

It takes great lengths for a woman to meet today’s unattainable beauty standards. You need to work. Shave it, brush it, lift it, tuck it. Some things need to be smaller, the others — bigger. And all for that glorious moment when somebody says you are beautiful, feminine, divine. But is it worth it? French […]

Issues Woman Face Illustrated in a Hilarious Series of Comics

October 15, 2015 in Art, artist, Fun, People

We’re interesting creatures us women.  We’re confident and insecure, straight and weird, predictable until we’re unpredictable.  A bit of everything really. Illustrator Sarah Anderson has taken a funny take on what makes the modern woman fun and unique in her comic strip called “Sarah’s Scribbles“. We think she’s on pointe.  Sarah publishes one semi-autobiographical comic every Wednesday […]

Tattoo Artist Does Free Tattoos Domestic Violence Survivors

September 8, 2015 in Art, artist, Body Art

Unfortunately, domestic violence continues to be a real and serious problem across the world. However tattoo artist Flavia Carvalho has taken it upon herself to reduce the life-long scars that abuse can bring, by starting a project “A Pele da Flor” (The Skin of the Flower).  This project is all about giving hurt women tattoos free of […]

Artist Photographs 100 Naked Women To Show The Power Of A Strong Nude Photo (NSFW)

August 24, 2015 in Art, artist, Body Art, People, Photography

Warning: as the title of this post suggests, this photo series contains a lot of nudity. London artist Nadia Lee Cohen who knows the power of a good nude. “The female form has always fascinated me and featured predominantly in my work; therefore, it was important for me to embark upon a project that allowed me to explore […]

Woman Gets Her Body Photoshopped in 18 Countries To Examine Global Beauty Standards

August 17, 2015 in Art, artist, People, Photography

Inspired by artist Esther Honig and using this original picture: …a U.K.-based online doctor service asked graphic designers from around the world to photoshop the model’s form by making her, in their opinion, more attractive to other citizens of each of their countries. “Widely held perceptions of beauty and perfection can have a deep and lasting cultural […]

Women’s Bodies Captured In Stunning B&W ‘Bodyscapes’

August 12, 2015 in Art, artist, Body Art, Photography

‘Bodyscapes’ is the latest series by photographs Anton Belovodchenko. The featured women show surprisingly flexibility, contorting their bodies in various ways. Black and white photography strips away color, leaving only gray skin and dark shadows, accentuating every bone, muscle and wrinkle. It’s a sculpture in flesh. Traditionally, bodyscapes is a photography genre of taking pictures of […]

Breast Cancer Survivor’s Scars Beautifully Concealed by Tattoo Artist

May 5, 2015 in Art, artist, Body Art, People, tattoos

Years ago, tattoo artist David Allen was approached by a client with an unusual request. Adriana had fought breast cancer and won, but she had to undergo a mastectomy and breast reconstruction. She asked Allen to conceal the scarring left on her breast using his skills as a tattoo artist. What followed was a journey […]


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