THE CLITORIS: animation explains what it is, where to find it, and what to do with it

By artfido / June 23, 2017 / 0 Comments

Simply entitled The Clitoris, this beautiful animation explains everything you have always wanted to know about this female organ and its history. It is directed by Lori Malépart-Traversy, which won the awards of numerous festivals around the world. And don’t forget, if you’re looking for a piece of original art to hang on your walls, check […]

Read More

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

By artfido / March 18, 2017 / 0 Comments

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 […]

Read More

10 Women Who Changed the World We Live In

By artfido / March 10, 2017 / 6 Comments

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 […]

Read More

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

By artfido / March 2, 2017 / 2 Comments

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 […]

Read More

Who is BANKSY? We Try to Answer the Art World’s Biggest Mystery

By artfido / October 19, 2016 / 2 Comments

It’s been the art world’s biggest mystery for some time… who is Banksy? The identity of the mysterious British street artist has been a closely guarded secret ever since he popped up in Bristol and took over as the most recognizable political and satirical street artist around the world. Over the years several different people have attempted to “unmask” Banksy, […]

Read More

Animation Perfectly Comments On Our Warped Standards of the Female Body

By artfido / February 19, 2016 / 0 Comments

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 […]

Read More

Issues Woman Face Illustrated in a Hilarious Series of Comics

By artfido / October 15, 2015 / 3 Comments

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 […]

Read More

Tattoo Artist Does Free Tattoos Domestic Violence Survivors

By artfido / September 8, 2015 / 0 Comments

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 […]

Read More

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

By artfido / August 24, 2015 / 5 Comments

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 […]

Read More

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

By artfido / August 17, 2015 / 30 Comments

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 […]

Read More
FOLLOW BLOG

Get every new post on this blog delivered to your Inbox.

Join other followers: