Judy Chicago’s Portrayal of Toxic Masculinity Appears in Real Life

Judy Chicago‘s 1985 series Three Faces of Man occurred in real-life this past week—seen in the outrage of three powerful, petulant men unaccustomed to answering for their behavior. Chicago’s painting was unveiled in 1985, but it’s clearly as relevant as ever. As Jonathan D Katz writes for Artsy, “What was once allegory is now reportage, and Chicago’s art from decades past has never looked so current.” While exploring …

Complicated Territory at Dorsky Gallery Curatorial Programs

Curator Bridget Donlon brings together three women artists who reflect on our society and its structures

For Complicated Territory, the art of three women (Alex McQuilkin, Erin M. Riley, and Martha Tuttle)—covering three distinct styles and forms of media—hangs in unity and opposition to address and explore the nuances of feminine identity. It’s the latest exhibition to be part of the Queens-based Dorsky Gallery’s  Curatorial Programs—a series that brings in independently curated exhibits. And it doesn’t shy away from encouraging consideration and conversation. …

AR Puts Notable Women on US Bills

Notable Women—a project from former Treasurer of the USA, Rosie Rios, along with Google Creative Lab and Nexus Studios—lets anyone with a smartphone camera and the power of augmented reality put one of history’s most important women on the front of a bill. Once AR identifies the bill, it’ll place a portrait there and, by tapping said portrait, you’ll be able learn about that woman’s contributions …

New Orleans’ All-Women Motorcycle Club: Caramel Curves

Bucking the traditional (and oftentimes toxic) image of a motorcycle club, NOLA’s Caramel Curves is an all-women group with 13 members who can be seen riding through the city—bright pink smoke billowing behind them. Often decked out in bedazzled gear and stilettos, members playfully and irreverently toy with ideas surrounding femininity, but at its core, the club is about “passion for motorcycles and a desire …

Maison Kitsuné + Toiletpaper’s Collaborative Collection

Kittens, brains, toothpaste and more from the French and Italian names

Following collaborations with the likes of ADER Error, Eastpak and more, Maison Kitsuné teamed up with Toiletpaper (aka artist Maurizio Cattelan and photographer Pierpaolo Ferrari) and the results are a perfect blend of each brand’s identity. Combining the publication’s sometimes kitsch, oftentimes retro style to the brand’s signature straightforward style, there are kitten-covered hoodies, T-shirts emblazoned with brains being chopped in two, sweaters with dripping …