This week, how Hollywood tried to suppress a film post-9/11, Walt Whitman’s words for today, Dune director breaks down a pivotal scene, DW documents the environmental scourge of fast fashion, and much more.
This week, the National Gallery of Art finally acquired a major work by Faith Ringgold, the director of The Velvet Underground talks film, North America’s Hindu Nationalist problem, canceling legacy admissions, and more.
This week, addressing a transphobic comedy special on Netflix, the story behind KKK hoods, cultural identity fraud, an anti-Semitic take on modern art, and more.
This week, Bad Art Friends, framing Latinx art, “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” the comic, Facebook’s continuing problems, and more.
This week, a rare Frida Kahlo self-portrait is going to auction, the Lanier family continues fighting to have photos of their enslaved ancestors returned from Harvard, a restoration of a late work by Michelangelo, and more.
This week, LA’s new Academy Museum, the intersections of anti-Blackness and anti-fatness, a largely unknown 19th century Black theater in NYC, sign language interpreters, and more.
This week, the scourge of immersive exhibitions, the popularity of anti-vax deathbed videos, the pregnant man emoji, Chomsky on Afghanistan, Met Gala commentary, and more.
This week, reproductive rights in Texas, Hurricane Ida devastates New Orleans, deadly floods, and an alienated epidemiologist.
This week, the world’s biggest Pokémon card collector, how a photojournalist was killed in Afghanistan, Dan Hancox and Kasia Tomasiewicz, writing for Coda, discuss how children’s toys may be normalizing surveillance, coopting “woke,” and much more.
This week, the battle over book reviews, Alice Neel’s populism, Herat’s history with the Taliban, considering cultural appropriation, and more.
This week, illegal COVID-19 boosters, the joys of flossing, a nonbinary medieval warrior, DIY cocktails in the Bay Area, and more.
This week, the real meaning of “carpe diem,” Kerry James Marshall gets the profile treatment, Andrew Cuomo’s network of protection, James Baldwin’s birthday, and more.