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Music in a decade of flourishing female activity… New thinking paved the way for women in a new decade. Music, art and literature flourished in the wake of the shifting grounds of the 1970s and women were finally at the front of it. This was the decade that…

Her story is very sad, but the work she created before her suicide at the age of only 22, is astonishing. Francesca Woodman was born in 1958 in Denver, Colorado. Her parents are the well-known artists George Woodman and Betty Woodman. After researching her work, it seems most of the…

This is one of the most beautiful things I have seen for a long time. It’s a hand-tinted film from the early start of cinema (1895), produced by Thomas Edison. It shows Broadway dancer Annabelle Whitford doing the “serpentine dance”, which was a popular form of burlesque dance…