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Monica Uszerowicz is a writer and photographer in Miami, FL. She has contributed work to BOMB, Los Angeles Review of Books' Avidly channel, Hazlitt, VICE, and The Miami Rail.
Paintings that Ponder Death and Teem with Life
The Cuban artist Carlos Alfonzo had always contemplated the complexities of life and its end, even before he was diagnosed with AIDS in 1990.
Mining the Myths and Mysteries of Poison Over the Centuries
An exhibition takes an immersive, highly interactive look at poison as medicine, killer, and literary device.
The Polychromatic Postcolonial Churches of Southern India Shine
The churches of South India are unlike others around the world for their colorful graphic designs.
Unfinished Bauhaus Typefaces Are Now at Your Fingertips
Adobe and the Bauhaus Dessau Foundation teamed up to turn fragments of five unfinished typeface designs from the 1920s and ’30s into full-fledged digital typefaces.
The Painterly Brilliance of South Florida’s Foliage
The 12 landscapes in The Magic Hour are limned with reverence, but there’s also the microscopic gaze of someone as curious as he is mystified.
Lorna Simpson’s Glowing Collages of Women and Heads of Hair
The artist’s collages feature portraits of women cut from advertisements, their tresses painted and collaged into pools of color that spread onto the page like oil spills.
The Illusion of Infinity and Our Quest for Perfection
Mirrored pyramids reveal that the perfect — or the idea of the infinite — exists only in the imagination.
Four Artists on How Motherhood Impacted Their Lives and Careers
A KCET documentary looks at artists who have made motherhood a part of their careers, even as they have navigated the difficulties of the art world.
Tilling the Scars of Turtle Island and Its History
Scorched Earth, a group exhibition at Current Projects in Miami, considers the stories contained within the soil.
New Online Exhibition Chronicles the Many Facets of Frida Kahlo’s Life and Work
Faces of Frida, a partnership between Google Arts & Culture and 33 partner museums, brings together some 800 artifacts from ultra-high resolution images of her work to personal objects and rarely-seen photos.
Four Groups Are Recipients of New Grants to Support Black Arts Organizations
The Black Art Futures Fund, which launched earlier this year and received more than 30 applications for its first round of grants, has given $15,000 to its four inaugural grantees.