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Badly-Behaved Women of History

Cléo de Mérode: Dancer, Celebrity, and Courtesan

By On May 27, 2016

La Reine de la Belle Epoque The First Celebrities A few years back, I was researching fin-de-siècle art in the university’s archives, when I came upon something I had never before seen… Read More

Not All Artists Were Ninja Turtles

Not All Artists Were Ninja Turtles: Part 2 – Louise Elisabeth Vigée-Lebrun

By On May 13, 2016

The Marginalization of Vigée-Lebrun If you’ve ever taken an art history survey course in college, you probably learned the names of three female artists: Louise Elisabeth Vigée-Lebrun, Mary Cassatt, and Frida Kahlo.… Read More

Not All Artists Were Ninja Turtles

Not All Artists Were Ninja Turtles: Part 1 – Lavinia Fontana

By On March 25, 2016

The Prominent Career of Lavinia Fontana Welcome back from spring break! I spent my break on an art vacation in Rome. (This sounds much more glamorous than my life usually is. I… Read More

Badly-Behaved Women of History

Beyoncé’s Black Panther Homage & What It Really Means

By On February 8, 2016

Empowered Blackness & The Black Panther Party Beyoncé's dancers are dressed like the black panthers this is what this months all about #BlackHistoryMonth pic.twitter.com/5Bm03j4hEL — morgan (@Yeahmorgs) February 8, 2016 I’ll admit, I… Read More

Badly-Behaved Women of History

Badly-Behaved Women of History: The Amazing Grace Hopper

By On December 9, 2015

The Queen of Code Grace Hopper: you should know her name. She’s been called “Amazing Grace” and the “Queen of Code” without hyperbole. Born December 9th, 1906, Grace Hopper would become one… Read More