Trina Robbins is a complicated artist with a long history in the world of Underground Comix. The first woman to draw Wonder Woman, forty years after the character's conception, Trina led a chaotic life until discovering comics, and soon became devoted to creating stories around women empowerment. She remains a vocal feminist and artist.Read More
Artemisia Gentileschi is, to this day, considered one of the Italian Baroque period's more brilliant painters. Having mastered her craft at a ridiculously young age, Artemisia became a household name early on. But because the art world was so staunchly male, she had to fight against the misogynistic bullshit of the time, even taking a man to trial for rape. She brought a uniquely feminine perspective (duh) that had been lacking in art, making her pretty much one of a badass kind.
Blood Water Paint by Joy McCullough: https://www.indiebound.org/book/9780735232112
Timeline: Women of the World Unite! http://interactive.unwomen.org/multimedia/timeline/womenunite/en/index.html#/1940
INTRO - 14:47 | Our guest host, Alyssa, shares the biblical back-story of Judith to set up herr feature story.
15:45 - 52:45 | Alyssa share the person of this week, Artemisia Genilischi. Thank you, Alyssa for being a very Good Witch and sharing this story with us!Read More