Weems’s essay is excerpted from Ways of Hearing: Reflections on Music in 26 Pieces.
Cultural and artistic icons are reshaping the circulation of Blackness on a global scale.
An excerpt from Megan Culhane Galbraith’s “The Guild of the Infant Survivor,” a memoir of an adoptee’s quest for her past.
At the age of 44, Hokusai took on an amazing challenge: a giant portrait of the founder of Zen Buddhism.
The light in Sharkey’s images doesn’t so much cover his subjects but illuminates them from within.
In an essay in “Andy Warhol: Love, Sex, and Desire,” out from TASCHEN, Gopnik argues that Warhol had good reason to believe that daring gay imagery was where art ought to have been heading.
I hadn’t just needed Disabled friends. I’d needed friends who could give my experiences context and analysis.
In the 1980s and ’90s, Rivera photographed drag performers in Latinx gay bars, house parties in pre-gentrified Echo Park, and performers like Sade, Vaginal Davis, and Chaka Khan.