This week, Kanye designs a new shoe, the warrior librarians of World War II, San Francisco’s hidden monument to white supremacy, translating garbage, and more.
For any American even mildly ignorant of the rich, complex legacy of Civil Rights within our decidedly disunited country, Dawn Porter’s John Lewis: Good Trouble should be mandatory viewing.
One of central London’s few remaining alternative arts venues struggles to survive in the face of a 333% rent increase.
“It is intriguing, what the mind selects to focus on (or seek refuge in) during a time of crisis.”
Many paintings of Shakespearean scenes feel mawkish or literal-minded, flat-footed or lacking in emotional depth.
Even in this acute moment in our history, the artist is able to slow down his looking to find and celebrate the beauty of human determination.