This Dumpster Diving Artist Makes Beautiful Mosaics Out of Trash
He's putting blackness back into classic mythology.
How Artist Kennedy Yanko Went from Bodybuilding to Metalworking
She's one of the coolest young artists conquering New York. Here's why you need to know her name.
The Artist Changing the Face of Black Girlhood
Even Beyoncé adores Deborah Roberts's collaged portraits of strong, beautiful black girls and women.
Kara Walker Showed Me the Horror of American Life
Kara Walker's art hurts—and that's a good thing.
Patrick Kelly Was the Jackie Robinson of High Fashion
The American fashion designer's life and legacy are being honoured with an exhibition of collages by the artist Derrick Adams.
Photos: The People of Afropunk
The annual event took place in Brooklyn this past weekend, and the community showed why it's one of the best festivals in America.
Tender Photos of Black Men That Redefine Masculinity
Emerging artist Shikeith Cathey's first European solo exhibition challenges the way America sees black men and the way black men see themselves.
Barkley L. Hendricks Painted Black People As We Are
Remembering the incredible legacy of one of America's greatest artists, who captured the essence of every person he painted.
Glenn O'Brien Taught Me That Style Is Survival
Mourning the loss of the cultural treasure, who touched my life with his writing, witticisms, and conviction that style was serious business.
An Artist Drew 900 Self-Portraits on Post-Its to Remember His Father
Admire Kamudzengerere will represent Zimbabwe at the 2017 Venice Biennale.
The Music Issue
Oakland Rapper Kamaiyah Is Repping for West Coast Women
We spoke with rising 24-year-old Bay Area rap star Kamaiyah about her ambition, her influences, and the inspiration behind her 'Rugrats' tattoo.
John Waters Remembers 'Multiple Maniacs,' His LSD-Fueled Cavalcade of Perversion
A restored version of the film—which features puke-eating, lobster sex, a rosary dildo, loads of drugs, and an unforgettable performance by Divine—is out today.