Fairy Tale


Infamous Erotic Novel 'Story of O' Inspired Natalie Frank's Arousing Art

The kinky French 'fairy tale,' as the artist calls it, was taboo for decades.


An Impressionistic Animated Film Tells a Feminist Fairy Tale

Flush with festival accolades, 'The Girl Without Hands' makes its stateside theatrical debut.


Giant Wooden Snow White Sculptures Subvert the Fairytale

Paul McCarthy continues his 'White Snow' oeuvre with an installation of glitchy wooden sculptures in LA.


A Modern-day Pinocchio Takes on Rape Culture and Fake News

A deconsecrated church in Venice plays host to “Spite Your Face” by Rachel Maclean.


A Haunting Forest Fairy Tale Emerges in Ink and Watercolor Illustrations

You can practically feel winter's chill in the mysterious works of Polish artist Malgosia Jankowska.


Norwegian Fairy Tales Come Alive in a New Illustrated Book

Kay Nielsen’s classic and previously unseen works emerge in color in 'East of the Sun and West of the Moon.'


'The Royal Heart' Is a Transgender Fairy Tale for All

“Once upon a time, in a far away land, lived a King and Queen...”