Though its creators won’t admit it, Here Lies Love is a tribute to the former First Lady of the Philippines Imelda Marcos, a human rights criminal and a relentless grifter.
Art in Odd Places’ public art and performance festival NORMAL is a clap-back to any appeal to returning to the previous status quo.
Although many discussions on Díaz begin with his partnership with Jean-Michel Basquiat in the late 1970s, he still has something real to say.
Public protests once filled the same streets now transformed into block parties. Photojournalists captured the impromptu gatherings and spontaneous joy that emerged in the distinct style of each city.
Brant has cogently influenced the legacy of Basquiat on several fronts, but the artist and his work remain gloriously defiant.