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  • Who was Oksana Shachko, 31-year-old feminist activist found dead in Paris?

    The activist had left the group Femen, which was created in her native country, Ukraine, and had been focusing on her art in exile in Paris.

  • Lena Dunham poses in nothing but body paint in photo taken by her mom

    The "Girls" creator posed in only body paint for her photographer mom, Laurie Simmons, who has a new show at a New York gallery.

  • 23-year-old self-taught body painter creates a work of art on friend's bald head

    "It definitely makes a big impact because painting a head is pretty unique and striking," says film and television makeup artist Georgina Ryland.

  • Barack Obama still has the hots for Michelle — and his reaction to her official portrait is proof

    "I want to thank you for so spectacularly capturing the grace and beauty and intelligence and charm and hotness of the woman I love," Barack Obama said with a chuckle to the painter of Michelle Obama's portrait, unveiled alongside the former president's own on Monday.

  • Artist swaps gender roles in sexist vintage ads to prove a powerful point

    "I went on to imagine a parallel universe, where roles are inverted and men are given a taste of their own sexist poison.”

  • Texas Woman Accused of Damaging Warhol Paintings on Drunken First Date Could Face Life in Prison

    The 29-year-old woman accused of damaging at least $300,000 worth of artwork during an alleged drunken first date with a prominent Houston lawyer is disputing the allegations and saying there is more to the story, multiple outlets report

  • Teen uses her senior portraits to beautifully embrace her alopecia

    "I decided to paint my head to raise awareness and to promote natural beauty."

  • Artist joins the #MeToo movement with her hairstyle

    Laetitia Ky, an Ivory Coast native, uses her locks to tell stories, shaping her hair into images on top of her head, proving that art comes in all forms.

  • Artist turns stretch marks into gorgeous glitter strips

    Digital collage artist Sara Shakeel wants to shine a new, positive light on stretch marks. So, she’s turning them into glitter marks.

  • Photo of woman wrapped in Puerto Rican flag is symbol of island's strength

    The Puerto Rican community identifies with the powerful image of a woman wrapped in the flag of Puerto Rico and floating on a small river dock.

  • Dad adorably lets his daughters design his tattoo sleeve

    A tattoo artist shared a sweet photo of her client — a dad who got tattoos inspired by his daughters' drawings.

  • This major plus-size calendar is what women have been waiting for

    It's time plus-sized women had a calendar of their own.

  • Artist Turns Stretch Marks Into Rainbow Works of Art

    Her art “started as a form of expression, but it quickly turned into social commentary of the male-dominated culture we live in,” says Cinta Tort Cartró.

  • Artist Transforms Met Gala Celebs Into High-Fashion Disney Princesses

    Gregory Masouras’ artistic mission is to “integrate fantasy into reality.” The photographer/Illustrator has been incorporating animated characters into real-life scenarios since inspiration struck in 2014, and his latest series focused on the 2017 Met Gala, the avant-garde fashion event that draws A-list celebrities annually. In AnimationInReality Vs Met Gala, the Greek artist cleverly recreates some of the most noteworthy looks among Monday’s red carpet arrivals for the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute benefit hosted by Anna Wintour. ...

  • Artistic Prom Dress That Student Painted on Her Own Will Make You ‘Scream’

    Jadyn Duguid wanted her prom dress to be completely original. So the high school student turned to the only designer she trusted to make a 100 percent unique piece — herself.

  • This henna artist is empowering cancer patients with beautiful henna crowns

    Henna is usually seen on hands and is used for celebrations like weddings and religious events, but one henna artist is using her talent for a different cause. Sarah Walters is adorning the heads of cancer patients, who have lost their hair to chemotherapy, with beautiful henna crowns for free. "Many women who experience hair loss after chemotherapy want an alternative to wigs and hats – especially during summertime," writes Walters on her site.

  • Meet Pandemonia: The world’s most famous inflatable human

    The front row at Fashion Week is largely filled with the likes of Alexa Chung, Anna Wintour and Cara Delevingne. Meet Pandemonia: A human blow up doll who’s become a FROW regular at London Fashion Week in the past few years. With her statuesque frame (Pandemonia is over 7ft tall) and, well, inflatableness, the walking art work is hard to miss and has become just as photographed as the real life celebrities at each show.

  • 'Menna' trend proves men can rock henna too

    Henna is typically seen on the hands and feet of women — but these dudes are proving that the intricate designs can look just as good on men. From traditional art to modern geometric designs, this good-looking (and we’re not just talking about the tattoos here) trend has been coined “menna”  on social media sites. The best part? Henna isn’t permanent like a tattoo is, so the design can be switched up every few weeks.

  • Dad wins at school lunches with illustrated Post-it notes

    All images via Instagram/rbiddulph Many parents can attest that making school lunches can be a real chore – PB & J, again?!  But one dad has found a way to make it just a little bit more fun.  For the last three years, illustrator Rob Biddulph has been dropping personalized little notes in his daughter Poppy’s lunch bag. Ranging from Looney Tunes to Dr.

  • Anne Geddes reveals what some of her most famous babies look like today

    Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve likely seen one of Anne Geddes’s famous baby portraits.  Featuring newborns and toddlers posing in everything from flower pots and baskets to just-hatched eggs, the Australian-born photographer has sold millions of books and calendars of her images over the two decades – they’ve even been featured on hit TV shows like “Friends” and in numerous Internet memes.  Now a veteran in the industry, Geddes recently stared to reveal what some of her most famous babies look like now using the hashtag #babylookatyounow.  Click through the gallery above and let us know your favourite by tweeting to @YahooStyleCA.