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Kara Walker's Sugar Sphinx Evokes Call From Black Women: 'We Are Here.'

Kara Walker’s Sugar Sphinx Evokes Call From Black Women: ‘We Are Here.’

by Jamilah King on June 23 2014, 7:00AM

A collective led by black women wants to bring people of color into the artist’s dialogue.

Topics: Arts & Culture

The Bicultural Brilliance of Shizu Saldamando

The Bicultural Brilliance of Shizu Saldamando

by Jamilah King on June 11 2014, 12:42PM

The California-artist explains the motivation behind her work.

Topics: Culture

Kara Walker's Sugar Exhibit May be the Only Place in New York City Without Rats

Kara Walker’s Sugar Exhibit May be the Only Place in New York City Without Rats

by Jamilah King on June 11 2014, 12:35PM

The secret may be a health hazard.

Topics: Culture

Meet the Artist Behind the Lowrider Rickshaw

Meet the Artist Behind the Lowrider Rickshaw

by Jamilah King on June 11 2014, 11:46AM

He’s part of a new generation of California artist who are exploring Asian-American and Chicano cultural identities.

Topics: Culture

Watch Black Curator Sarah Lewis Explain How Art Can Change Society Play

Watch Black Curator Sarah Lewis Explain How Art Can Change Society

by Jamilah King on June 5 2014, 12:13PM

How does radical change start in society? With artists.

Topics: Culture

The African-American Flag is Flying Atop a School in Upstate New York

The African-American Flag is Flying Atop a School in Upstate New York

by Jamilah King on May 22 2014, 12:20PM

Here’s why.

Topics: Culture

Artists Create Portraits of Justice After Dunn and Zimmerman Verdicts

Artists Create Portraits of Justice After Dunn and Zimmerman Verdicts

by Carla Murphy on February 19 2014, 7:00AM

In the face of unjust rulings, artists step in to fill the void left by the courts.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Give Your Letters Some Extra Love With a Shirley Chisholm USPS Stamp

Give Your Letters Some Extra Love With a Shirley Chisholm USPS Stamp

by Julianne Hing on January 30 2014, 3:38PM

A stamp to commemorate the nation’s first black congresswoman.

Topics: History, /NOW

Artist Re-Imagines Hit Black Pop Culture Posters

Artist Re-Imagines Hit Black Pop Culture Posters

by Jamilah King on January 9 2014, 1:35PM

Meet Xavier Payne, a 25-year-old graphic designer from Nashville.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

“Food Stamp” Art On Display at Art Basel-Miami

by Carla Murphy on December 5 2013, 3:11PM

You’ll never guess how much it’s selling for.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Touching Photographs From an Asian Artist Reconciling Displacement

Touching Photographs From an Asian Artist Reconciling Displacement

by Von Diaz on November 26 2013, 3:22PM

Pimprae Hiranprueck inserts herself into family photographs and landscapes of her home country in her ‘Intersecting the Parallels’ project.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Dangerous Sexism Photo

Dangerous Sexism

by Von Diaz on October 30 2013, 7:00AM

Thirty five years after affirmative action, the number of women in construction remains flat. A travelling exhbition about the field’s sexism, racism—and physical danger—points to why those numbers remain so low.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Gender & Sexuality

Father's Day Cards for Every Kind of Dad in Your Life

Father’s Day Cards for Every Kind of Dad in Your Life

by Julianne Hing on June 13 2013, 4:44PM

The series of customizable e-cards is a project from Strong Families, a reproductive justice organization.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Margaret Cho, Alice Walker and 100 More Artists Call for Humane Immigration Reform

Margaret Cho, Alice Walker and 100 More Artists Call for Humane Immigration Reform

by Julianne Hing on May 8 2013, 1:05PM

Their statement comes just as the Senate takes up its immigration bill.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Immigration Reform, /NOW

'Stop Telling Women to Smile' Exhibit Opens in Brooklyn

‘Stop Telling Women to Smile’ Exhibit Opens in Brooklyn

by Jorge Rivas on April 12 2013, 10:43AM

The work is designed to be placed on the street to add the presence of strong women in that environment to combat street harassment.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Undocumented Youth Pay Tribute to the Original DREAMers [Photos] Photo

Undocumented Youth Pay Tribute to the Original DREAMers [Photos]

by Julianne Hing on March 29 2013, 6:00AM

In the fight for immigration reform, the parents of undocumented youth are regularly chastised for their immigration misdeeds. An undocumented Arizona photographer wants to change the conversation.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Immigration

Brooklyn Artist Reveals Strategy Behind Anti-Street Harassment Posters

Brooklyn Artist Reveals Strategy Behind Anti-Street Harassment Posters

by Jamilah King on March 18 2013, 10:28AM

Because, duh. They belong where harassment happens.

Topics: /NOW

Just in Time for Oscars, Street Artist Gets Hollywood to Think About Its Workers

Just in Time for Oscars, Street Artist Gets Hollywood to Think About Its Workers

by Jorge Rivas on February 24 2013, 10:51AM

Gomez’s installation includes cardboard cutouts of the Oscar statue, a housekeeper and gardener.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

‘I’ve Got a Ji-Hard On for You’ and Other Delightfully Uncomfortable Muslim Valentines

by Julianne Hing on February 14 2013, 6:45PM

Simultaneously skewering Islamophobia and Valentine’s Day with sharp political humor.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

From Pompadours to Fades, New Art Celebrates Black Women's Hair

From Pompadours to Fades, New Art Celebrates Black Women’s Hair

by Julianne Hing on December 19 2012, 9:10AM

Baltimore-based graphic designer and artist Andrea Pippins talks to Colorlines about her new four-art poster series.

Topics: Arts & Culture

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