I LOVE LOVE LOVE this website!!!!!! The prices are terrific!!! Especially when you purchase the membership. I will never buy my art supplies anywhere else. The selection is amazing and the customer service is outstanding.

angelika portsmouth, VA

More Testimonials »

Styles & Periods
Feminist Art

The Feminist Art Movement is a continuing effort among feminists around the world to create art that conveys the female condition. In the 1960s, as second-wave feminism generated momentum in the United States, art was one of many cultural elements that women sought to influence. The process was two-fold and entailed creating public awareness of women who had impacted art throughout history, as well as exploring the role of women in the world of modern art. The Feminist Art movement made strides in the early 1970s, as supporters of the cause began to take organized action against institutional prejudice. The first ever feminist art program was established in 1970 at California State University, Fresno. The program was headed by Judy Chicago, an intrepid contributor to feminist art, and empowered female artists to collaborate and experiment. In 1971, the Ad Hoc Women Artists' Committee took aim at the exclusion of women artists by the Whitney Museum. Feminist art often seeks to present images related to the female body, female roles and labor, and sexuality. Artists creating feminist art challenge these components of gender in their traditional conceptions. Women and men, including Judy Chicago, Yasumasa Morimura, Faith Ringgold and Barbara Kruger have contributed to the movement with presentations of performance art, photography, painting, sculpture, installation art and traditional arts. All speak within the rhetoric of different media, but all address aspects of being a woman.


Feeling inspired? Try out these fine products…

Up to 55% Off

Series 7050 Short Handled Kolinsky Sable Brushes

by Princeton

For the discriminating watercolorist.

Up to 43% Off

Urania's Desk

by Best

Ideal for pastel painting

Up to 61% Off

Gainsborough Oil and Acrylic Brushes

by Grumbacher

Professional grade Chungking hog bristle

At Least 29 % Off

Coloursoft Pencils

by Derwent

Soft, Smooth, Rich Colour

From $0.88

From $15.96

Chinese Brush Painting

by Search Press

Techniques using ink and water soluble media.
Deal of the Week
(valid thru Jan 23)
 

Aquarellum Junior Sets

by SentoSphere

sweet dogs, 7.1 in. x 9.8 in., set of 4

Color reveal watercolor images

  Aquarellum Junior Sets

 
List: $20.00
 
Non-Member: $17.99
10% OFF
 
VIP Member: $15.99
20% OFF

Latest Product Reviews

I purchased the # 6, 8 and 10 round brushes. If you are looking for a round brush with a point as pictured in the MisterArt brush shape chart these brushes do not have a pointed tip. The quality and price make these brushes a good value.
- Ozona in Port Richey, FL
This is by far the best ink I have used for my comics! Consistency is perfect. Pigment has the tendency to settle at the bottom of the bottle but I just stir it with a brush and it dissolves quickly. I buy this product in batches,because I am terrified that it will be discontinued. Joe Kubert's school recommended this ink.
- Francesco S. in New York
I don't know why more people don't know about this glue. I made a layered cardboard box over 15 years ago and it is just like the day I made it. No warping, loose edges,its perfect. And the great thing about it, if you haven't used it in a long time and it seems dried out, put some water in the jar, close the lid and come back next day and it's usable. It's one glue that more is not better. Thin it with a little water and cover the surface using an old credit card or brush. I love it for paper or chipboard or cardboard projects.
- Deborah Thomas in Mesa, AZ

Free Download for Kids

Download free coloring book pages Download FREE
coloring book
pages to color at
home or school.

View Pages »

Please wait...
Please wait...