This week, a mural in Belarus is a symbol of defiance, an excellent report about the 2020 election big lie, Chomsky and the dangers ahead, if you like Wordle, you might enjoy Heardle, and much more.
Harout Bastajian has built a career painting calligraphic and geometric designs for the domes of mosques around the world. The results are stunning.
An influencer who goes by the handle @halbaddie has been helping define what “Met Gala Behavior” is in 2022.
This week, an early conceptual artwork by Yves Klein goes to auction, the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures will finally include a section on the pivotal role of Jewish immigrants, the inventor of GIFs dies, and much more.
This week, an ancient animal is named after President Biden, sportwashing, blood art in museums, almost the world’s biggest potato, and more.
Informed by the legacies of Standing Rock and the January 6 insurrection, the artist grapples with ideas around site and his own agency.
This week, the oldest mummies in the world, whitewashing an autocrat, a useful reading list about Ukraine, SPLC released their new report on hate, seeking a new language around race, and more.
Using projections, artworks, spoken word, music, and dance, Newsome continues to push the boundaries of his artistic vision.
This week, the artist representing Ukraine at the Venice Biennale speaks, Israel’s Holocaust museum is embroiled in controversy allegedly trying to protect an oligarch, Ray Johnson in Chicago, the problem with queer influencer activists, and more.
This week, the Met Museum acquired a Renaissance bronze, Ukraine’s museums are scrambling to protect their collections, reviewing the new Elden Ring video game, and more.
This week, the world’s largest black diamond, Francis Ford Coppola is spending $120M of his own money to make a film, post-colonialism in the post-Soviet space, Ikea’s quest for the last of Europe’s old growth forests, and more.
This week, the racist depictions in the US Capitol, fictional truths and conspiracy theories, the evolving relationship of celebrities and NFTs, “black passing,” and much more.