Art

Art

Intimate Photos from the Largest Outdoor Leather and Kink Festival on the East Coast

Photographer Matt Van Anderson has been documenting Folsom Street East—and his changing relationship to kink—for the last 3 years.
Matt Van Anderson
19 hours ago
Photos

Photos of LGBTQ People's 'Chosen Families'

Throughout history, LGBTQ people have found sanctuary from discrimination in chosen families – kinship groups and communities bound by shared identity, not blood.
Zing Tsjeng
2 days ago
Art

Who Profits When Pain Becomes Art?

A survivor writes about seeing her story reproduced without her consent in Andrea Bowers' #MeToo installation.
Dilara O'Neil
3 days ago
Google

This Artist Is Hacking Google to Create Surreal Street View Art

Brooklyn-based artist Jason Isolini has inserted over 42 immersive pieces of art into Google Maps’s Street View tool.
Caroline Haskins
6.21.19
Culture

Pain and Suffering But Make It Art: A Weekend at Dark Mofo

Mona’s winter festival moves heaven and hell to remind us that humans are horrible but clever.
Wendy Syfret
6.21.19
Culture

New Zealand Is Burning Out a Generation of Young Artists

The country is being praised for their “wellbeing” budget, which measures quality of life alongside money. But artists are still feeling the impact of funding cuts that have made it seemingly impossible to forge a fair living as a creative.
Amanda Jane Robinson
6.18.19
Art

Are Seth Rogen's Ceramics Any Good?

We asked some legit ceramicists.
Emma Specter
6.17.19
Art

Photographer Idris Solomon Shoots The Kind of Black Love Seen in Rom-Coms

Inspired by movies like 'Love Jones,' Solomon aims to show Black love existing beyond the screen.
André-Naquian Wheeler
6.17.19
NSFW

How it Feels to Deliver (and Receive) the World’s Most Hardcore Blackwork Tattoo

We interviewed the creators of "Feris Tergo"—the ultimate in performance art BDSM.
Fareed Kaviani
6.11.19
Art

Striking Photos by Teenagers Living in Jordan's Za'atari Refugee Camp

These photographers balance the traditional teen complexities of adulthood and identity with having to redefine their sense of home.
Michelle Heimerman
6.6.19
programming

Watching AI Slowly Forget a Human Face Is Incredibly Creepy

This time lapse of a neural network with the neurons slowly switching off is a haunting experiment in machine learning.
Samantha Cole
6.4.19
Broadly

A Psychoanalyst Explains Why Men Draw Dicks on Everything

Since time immemorial, men have been drawing dicks on stuff. But why? We attempted to unravel this timeless mystery.
Gabby Bess
5.31.19
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