This Feminist Artist Paints Indian Women As Badass Pinup Models

Google “pinup girl” and you can scroll through pages of nearly identical images. Heeled feet, stocking-clad legs, and lily-white models are all staples of this image we associate with sexual liberation in America. Only specific waist-to-hip ratios or skin tones are represented. 

As a first-generation immigrant from India, artist Nimisha Bhanot wanted to apply the visual trope to her own experiences. When describing her project in an email to The Huffington Post, Bhanot said she...

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