Anyone who has read my fiction knows I have strong opinions on female body image. Like many women, I am not terribly comfortable with the word feminist. I don’t hate men–my husband can attest to that. So maybe we need a new word but we can all share the same outrage at the body image set before young women starting as toddlers.
Here’s a really great story at Today.com on the art of David Trumble. He reworks historical figures as if for a Disney film. Eye-opening.
Then click over to Houston artist Liz Hill”s site for some images of real women in watercolor.
And here’s an amazing woman’s art. Raelene Ash will be part of the Minnesota Women’s Art Festival in December. Once homeless, she creates masterpieces on paper bags:
And finally, I’m sending you to visit a Today.com video of how a model’s body is Photoshopped for a magazine. Watch the background as they talk. http://www.cnn.com/video/standard.html?/video/showbiz/2013/11/08/sbt-sally-gifford-piper-photoshop-video.hln&video_referrer=https%3A%2F%2Fm.facebook.com