After a statue of the trans activist promised by the city was delayed by the pandemic, activists installed the bust themselves this week.
Step Into a Pantry of Ceramic Groceries
Stephanie H. Shih’s selection came from Asian American social media followers, who helped pick the top “Western products which ‘feel’ Asian.”
Painting the Stories of Artists Who Are Also Caretakers
Around Asheville, people have volunteered their front yards to showcase Suzanne Schireson’s portraits.
Is Rome’s House of Michelangelo the Real Deal?
A facade is all that remains of the fabled home of the Renaissance artist but the story around it raises more questions than it answers.
How Black Artists Are Shaping a Distinctly Black Gaze
Cultural and artistic icons are reshaping the circulation of Blackness on a global scale.
Paula Rego’s Raging Women
Rego’s women are always independent spirits, and they are often raging.
How Ashley O’Shay Uplifts Black Female Activists Without Deifying Them
The filmmaker tells Hyperallergic how she spent over four years within Chicago’s movement for Black lives making the documentary Unapologetic.
A History of Protest Photography That Plays It Too Safe
A photography exhibition at the Getty bears witness to activism but lacks the space to do it justice.
All These Artworks Have Been Censored By Instagram
The Facebook-owned social platform has taken down drawings, photographs, paintings, and sculptures depicting nudity, even in partial or abstracted form.
Afghan Artists and Writers Urge US to Keep Embassy Open
The Afghan American Artists and Writers Association has supported calls for the United States government to keep its embassy in the capital open “at all costs” to protect refugees.
Kiki Kogelnik, a Pop Artist With a Feminist Bent
Though created nearly 60 years ago, her artworks feel exuberantly contemporary.
Brenda Goodman’s Abstraction and Pain
In her art, Goodman seems to both revisit trauma and heal it. The results are moving and painful.