For this year’s edition of the San Francisco festival, 16 Latina and Chinese women designed and hand-sewed flags that tell their story.
“White Blue White,” the New Flag of Russia’s Anti-War Movement
Flown around the world, the banner eliminates the red stripe of Russia’s official flag, thought to symbolize “blood, war, and aggression.”
New Zealanders Embarrassed by Finalists for National Flag and Banknote Redesigns
New Zealand is attempting to rebrand itself to better convey its national identity and cultural heritage, but those efforts aren’t going as smoothly as one would hope.
40 Designs Vying to Replace New Zealand’s National Flag
New Zealand is considering new designs to potentially replace its national flag and today released an official long list of 40 contenders submitted by the public.
Russia’s Ruling Party Unveils Anti-Gay “Heterosexual Flag”
Yesterday, as Russians celebrated the annual Day of Family, Love, and Fidelity, Vladimir Putin’s United Russia party unveiled a “heterosexual flag.”
How Artists Can Help Us Conceive of New Flags and Monuments for the US
All flags bear the stain of conquest.
Museum of Modern Art Acquires Iconic Rainbow Flag
The Rainbow Flag that artist Gilbert Baker created in San Francisco in 1978, and which has since become the icon of the Gay and LGBT Pride movements, has just been acquired by the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) for its design collection.