Venus von Willendorf ; carved 24,000-22,000 BCE believed to have belonged to nomadic groups. Found near Willendorf, Austria and considered to be the earliest artistic form depicting the human body currently known to man.
"I'M A BLACK FEMALE COSPLAYER AND SOME PEOPLE HATE IT - After my pictures started making the rounds on deviantArt, tumblr and 4chan, it became pretty clear that my cosplay brings all the racists to the yard, and they're like…white cosplay is better than yours. by Chaka Cumberbatch" Cosplay away girl -- You look amazing! --- Seriously well done cosplay!!<<<cool cosplay
This "Plastic bodies" series focuses on how commercialism distorts people's perception of the way they look. The artist Sheila Pree Bright says "As a result (of our image focused society), the female body becomes a replica of a doll, and the essence of natural beauty in popular American culture is replaced by fantasy. This body of work addresses the loss of personal identity many women experience, specifically women of color."
Carol Rosetti, a graphic designer from Belo Horizonte, Brazil, recently began posting empowering illustrations of women and their stories to her Facebook page. She had no idea how wildly popular they would become.