The LA-based trans fem nonbinary artist shares insights on transition, intimacy, and being vulnerable.
Elaine Velie is a writer from New Hampshire living in Brooklyn. She studied Art History and Russian at Middlebury College and is interested in art's role in history, culture, and politics.
Medieval Stone Penis Weapon Sharpener Says a Lot About Men
The stone object “materializes the symbolic association between violence, weapons, and masculinity,” said the lead archaeologist.
Is Your Organization Adequately Paying Artists?
W.A.G.E., which offers certifications for institutions based on their artist compensation, has launched a new platform and updated guidelines.
Fadescha on Parties, Healing, and “Radically Exclusive” Spaces
The artist and curator discusses their recent video works and the ways in which nightlife creates space for queer, trans, Black, and neurodivergent people.
Protesters Crash MoMA Gala Over Board Chair’s Fossil Fuel Ties
Climate activists are asking the museum to remove board chair Marie-Josée Kravis, whose husband’s private equity firm has invested billions in oil and gas projects.
Met Museum to Return Donations From Failed FTX Crypto Exchange
The Met received two gifts totaling $550K from the now-bankrupt company.
Duff Norris On an Expansive Definition of Manhood
“I deeply desire an understanding of manhood that includes tenderness and open-heartedness that is not in opposition to butchness,” said the Brooklyn-based artist.
Florence Museum Wins Copyright Lawsuit Over Image of “David”
A court ruled that Edizioni Condé Nast used a photograph of Michelangelo’s sculpture “insidiously and maliciously” in a magazine cover.
Judy Giera on “Sublimating Her Trans Body Through Form”
The Brooklyn artist talks about her mixed-media artworks, love of Lisa Frank, and hopes for the future as LGBTQIA+ rights come under attack.
Taylor Swift’s Most Fabulous Outfits Go on View in NYC
At New York’s Museum of Arts and Design, Taylor Swift: Storyteller features dresses, guitars, and props from the singer’s nearly two-decade-long career.
Climate Activists Who Targeted Degas “Dancer” Indicted
Timothy Martin and Joanna Smith face penalties of up to $250,000 in fines and five years in prison for smearing paint on the plexiglass case protecting the sculpture.
The Ineffable Charm of an Artist’s Sketchbook
After 17 years and a catastrophic fire, the beloved Brooklyn Art Library has shuttered, but the thousands of unique sketchbooks contributed by artists live on.