Memes depicting a sinister, all-powerful Joe Biden alter ego are sweeping the internet, and the Democratic establishment is loving it.
Biden Reverses Trump-Era Arts Restrictions
Trump’s constrictive policy required that art in federal spaces “illustrate the ideals upon which our nation was founded” and excluded artists working in abstract styles.
Biden Announces 20-year Plan to Restrict Drilling at Ancient Ruins of Chaco Canyon
The UNESCO World Heritage site, a major center of ancestral Puebloan culture, has been threatened by oil and gas developments in the region.
Biden Scraps Trump’s Bizarre Plan For a “National Garden of American Heroes”
The president also revoked his predecessor’s authorization of harsh prison sentences for those who vandalize monuments.
Biden’s Stimulus Bill Includes $470M for Arts and Culture Relief
The bill exceeds the respective $75 million allocated to the NEA and NEH in the Trump administration’s 2020 CARES Act.
Biden Revokes Trump’s Executive Order Mandating “Beautiful” Classical Architecture
Trump’s executive order mandated that “classical architecture shall be the preferred and default architecture for Federal public buildings.”
How Amanda Gorman’s Poetry Roused a “Country That Is Bruised but Whole”
Gorman, the youngest poet to ever perform at a US presidential inauguration, moved audiences across the nation with her perspective on a country “striving to forge a union with purpose.”
Ohio Arts Council Board Member Resigns After Incendiary Comments on Capitol Attack
Susan Allan Block called for “no peace” and “no concession,” called Kamala Harris a “whore,” and labeled Joe Biden an “illegitimate president” in controversial social media posts.
This Biden-Harris Campaign Ad Is Inspired by Artist Lorraine O’Grady
A new video advertisement from the president-elect references O’Grady’s 1983 performance “Art Is…”
Artists, Curators, and More Reflect on Their Voting Experiences
For Election Day, Hyperallergic asked a number of cultural workers to reflect on this year’s critical election.
Black Artists Paint Biden-Harris Murals in Cities Across US
The Democratic presidential nominees commissioned eight Black artists to create murals in their communities that urge participation in the upcoming election.
Where Do Joe Biden and Kamala Harris Stand on the Arts?
Hyperallergic looked at the Democratic candidates’ track record in the cultural sector, from legislative achievements to museum affiliations and personal support of the arts.