Art

Palestinian Artist's Show Opens Without Him in New York

Khaled Jarrar’s ‘No Exit’ deals with the artist’s reality

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

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

The Bicultural Brilliance of Shizu Saldamando

The California-artist explains the motivation behind her work.

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

The secret may be a health hazard.

Meet the Artist Behind the Lowrider Rickshaw

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

Watch Black Curator Sarah Lewis Explain How Art Can Change Society

How does radical change start in society? With artists.

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

Here’s why.

Artists Create Portraits of Justice After Dunn and Zimmerman Verdicts

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

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

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

Artist Re-Imagines Hit Black Pop Culture Posters

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

"Food Stamp" Art On Display at Art Basel-Miami

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

Touching Photographs From an Asian Artist Reconciling Displacement

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

Dangerous Sexism

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.

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

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

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

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

'Stop Telling Women to Smile' Exhibit Opens in Brooklyn

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

Undocumented Youth Pay Tribute to the Original DREAMers [Photos]

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.

Brooklyn Artist Reveals Strategy Behind Anti-Street Harassment Posters

Because, duh. They belong where harassment happens.

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

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

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

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