The future is female, someone has said recently, and as reassuring as that sounds it kind of excludes the present. We’d like to argue to the contrary and say that women in the arts are alive and well in the present day, with careers spanning over several decades, influencing many male young guns in the process. Most of them deal with contemporary issues, from feminism and human rights, including your right to go on a transgender date or freedom to speak your mind after you’ve dyed your hair green, to abstract art and pushing the boundaries in every sphere of life. Today, we present the top 5 female artists still very much at work, who never stop to shock, amaze and shake up their audience.
1. Annie Leibovitz, Photographer
Annie Leibovitz is famous for her portrait photography and draws inspiration from the works of Robert Frank and Henri Cartier-Bresson. Leibovitz … Read the rest