Post image for Rare Stephen Sprouse Sketches Shine a Light on the 1980s Style Icon

If there were ever a fashion world equivalent of Andy Warhol, the universe found it in Downtown street kid Stephen Sprouse.

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Post image for A Song That Will Outlive Us All

Longplayer is designed to play for a thousand years, which means the composition must outlast technology and catastrophes, and be carried on by generations not yet born.

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Post image for Reclaiming the Lost Feminism of Fairy Tales

In the back room of the Drawing Center, Natalie Frank’s lavish pastels conjure fairy tales in all their grisly and gorgeous glory.

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Post image for A Public Art Reflection on #BlackLivesMatter in Baltimore

Inhabitants of Baltimore this week are being confronted by the faces of 42 black artists and activists staring out at them from the city’s walls.

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Post image for Photographing Queer Life in Port-au-Prince

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Haiti’s gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender communities have long kept a low profile because of a strong social stigma that sparks fear of physical violence or social isolation.

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Post image for Politicized Artworks That Ask Viewers to Fill In the Unknowns

Two years ago, at a Cildo Meireles retrospective in Madrid, I sat on a wooden dock that overlooked a paper sea and a vast, blue plaster sky.

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Post image for Hand-Stitched Fantasies of Reality TV

In artist Sophia Narrett’s current solo show at Arts+Leisure, two women meet on the set of The Bachelor and swiftly fall in love — with each other.

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Post image for Artist Who Got Turkish President Fined Now Facing Four Years in Jail

Sculptor Mehmet Aksoy may have scored a victory earlier this year, when the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan was fined about $3,800 for calling his unfinished “Monument to Humanity” a “monstrosity,” but now the artist is facing 56 months in prison for insulting the president.

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Post image for Detroit Police Issue Felony Arrest Warrant for Shepard Fairey

The street artist Shepard Fairey may get a lot of laughs when he visits Portland, but if he sets foot in Detroit anytime soon things will get very serious.

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Post image for A Guide to the 19th-Century Artists’ Graves of New York City

Cemeteries are like indexes of a city’s history, listing the names of its deceased from famous to forgotten in an endless litany.

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