Topic: art

14 Feminist Cross-Stitchings You Didn’t Know You Needed

14 Feminist Cross-Stitchings You Didn't Know You Needed

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When I moved into my first apartment on my own, I had no idea how I wanted to decorate because I had so much freedom. I took to the internet to find super unique things to hang on my walls and also opted to DIY a bunch of stuff to make sure my apartment was truly mine. Today, I stumbled upon some funny cross-stitch art that I absolutely need. Specifically, I found some feminist embroidery that is both hilarious and awesome.
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This Beautiful Portrait Of Olympian Tom Daley Made From Homophobic Tweets Wins The Internet

This Beautiful Portrait Of Olympian Tom Daley Made From Homophobic Tweets Wins The Internet

British Olympic diver Tom Daley came out last year in a Youtube video, saying that he was in a relationship with a man. Unfortunately (and worse, unsurprisingly), he received a wave of homophobic bullshit spewed from the horrible depths of the Internet, especially on Twitter. Artist Conor Collins decided to take all the vitriol and repurpose it with a different message–he created a beautiful portrait of Daley comprised of the tweets. More »

Domestic Violence Barbie Is A Good Idea Gone Wrong

Domestic Violence Barbie Is A Good Idea Gone Wrong

An art student has taken the popular meme of redrawing or altering Barbie to make a social statement and transformed the doll into a domestic violence victim. Complete with bruises, bloody cuts, and black eyes, Barbie is a far cry from her usual impossible bodily perfection. It’s an arresting take on the story of perfection that we sell to young girls with Barbie as our mascot, and brings up valid points about how we prepare children for realities of adult life. More »