I don’t have a problem with scantily-clad shield maidens. Conan runs around in a loincloth, baring his bulging muscles. Hardly sensible armor. The problem is — or has been — the lack of any alternative […]
Update to one of my earlier posts, Women with Swords and Sensible Clothing. Continuing a positive trend. Art by Leesha Hannigan, Brandon Liao, Mumu Wei, Qistina Khalidah, Stepan Alekseev, Zhiyong Li, Serge Birault.
Portrait of Countess Y. P. Samoilova and Her Ward Amacilia Pacini Leaving a Ball. Karl Pavlovich Brulloff (circa 1842)
The Korean artist is blowing up the pop art galleries with her eye-popping ladies painted in daring color on multiple layers of traditional Korean paper.
Christine Adjani sat by herself at the round white table in the nook by the bay window, smiling in silence at old pictures of her and Declun, when the double doors across the living room […]
This is The Misses Vickers (1884) by English painter John Singer Sargent. I’ve said before that no artist mastered the female portrait quite like Sargent. Others have produced different, equally sublime works, but I’m not […]
“Ever since I was a little girl, I felt that I was not good at expressing myself with words. Any hardships I experienced came from feeling stressed at school or in my early life, so […]