What can we say about an image that understood Trump’s root persona early on, and froze it in time?
“The Great Nasty,” “Fifty Shades of Orange,” and Other Punny #ElectionBooks Titles
As voters head to the polls, the hashtag #electionbooks is offering a literary and punderful outlet for the frustrations of an exhausted electorate.
On Election Day, Revisiting Carrie Mae Weems’s Endorsement of Hillary Clinton
Carrie Mae Weems presents the country as a place of division, a bubbling brew of hope and desperation and love and hate.
From Kass and Kruger to Koons, Artists Overwhelmingly Endorse Clinton for President
Hillary Clinton appears to be artists’ favorite in the 2016 US presidential election, while her opponent Donald Trump has not been endorsed by a single well-known artist.
Artist Carrie Mae Weems Makes a Pro-Hillary Clinton Video
Inspired by Obama’s address to the Congressional Black Caucus, artist Carrie Mae Weems has created a video plea to vote for Hillary Clinton this November.
The Shelf Life of Political Art
Tucked into a side wall at Postmasters Gallery in Tribeca, as part of a handsome group show called Grayscale, there are five new drawings by William Powhida, one of which is titled “Is Donald Trump an Existential Threat? Or Just A Major Asshole…”
Your Arts-Centric Guide to the 2016 Presidential Primaries
As New Yorkers head to the polls tomorrow for the 2016 presidential primaries — and many more states follow suit in the coming weeks and months — it’s important to keep in mind each candidate’s record on culture.
At Bernie Sanders’s Official Art Show, the Candidate Meets His Muppet Avatar
On Saturday night, Bernie Sanders visited an art gallery in the East Village.
White House Hopeful Bernie Sanders Promises to Be an “Arts President”
First he picks up an endorsement from the rapper (and one half of Outkast) Big Boi, and now he’s made a video promising to be an “arts president.”
Jeb Bush and Hillary Clinton’s Graphic Design Duel on Twitter
There are so many ways for presidential candidates to spar: in debates, in conversation with the press — and now, on social media!
Anti-Hillary Clinton Street Art Surfaces Near Her Brooklyn Campaign HQ
Within mere hours of Hillary Clinton announcing her long-anticipated bid for the 2016 presidency, anti-Clinton street art began cropping up in the vicinity of her Brooklyn campaign headquarters.
In the Orbit of Planet Hillary
There are so many things to say about the New York Times Magazine cover for this coming weekend, which features Hillary Clinton’s face stretched and wrinkled and turned into a planet.