“It is atrocious and radiant and beautiful and revolting what women can handle and what women can endure.” —Kelly McCormack
Thandiwe Muriu captures her experience as an African woman through photographs that appear psychedelic, almost dizzying in their intricate details. This series is Muriu’s vision of what liberated beauty looks like and challenges Kenya’s societal beauty constructs.
Contemporary artist Elizabeth Zvonar pieces together unlikely objects in her mixed media work of sculpture, installation, and collage.
In Erin Armstrong’s work, her characters embody what it feels like to be joyful, sad, excited, and maybe just a bit overwhelmed all at once—a medley of emotions that feel distinctly human.
Among China’s generation of emerging artists, women are a driving force, even if they have yet to receive their share of the spotlight.