Artists like Damon Davis Are Transforming the Image of Blackness
We talk with BLM Co-Founder Patrisse Cullors-Bignac and Damon Davis about black art becoming more than the trauma and struggle.
Punks Tell Us the Least Punk Thing They Ever Did
What’s worse? Working as a narc or as a real estate agent?
Experiencing Homophobia Shaped Kelsey Wroten's Beautiful, Queer Comics
We talked to the illustrator, cartoonist, and animator about 'Ghost World,' growing up, and why she "won't write a comic without queer characters."
Trump's EPA Is a Disaster, So These Artists Made Their Own
It's run by weeds (yes, weeds)—which are somehow a plausible alternative to Scott Pruitt.
A Modern Surrealist Painter Picks Up Where Dalí Left Off
Ships become clouds and towns become cobblestone streets in the magical realist works of Rob Gonsalves.
The Underground Art Battle Scene Is More than Just Speed Painting
Easel sports are the new e-sports.
'She’s Gotta Have It' Artist Sees Her Art as Opportunity, Not Responsibility
Tatyana Fazlalizadeh shed’s light on the real-life harassment that inspires much of her work.
Kara Walker Showed Me the Horror of American Life
Kara Walker's art hurts—and that's a good thing.
What Happens When You Turn Your Life’s Worst Moments Into Art
We spoke to Amanda Palmer, Tori Amos, Chris Gethard, and others about putting pain up for public consumption.
We Asked Tattoo Artists About the Weirdest Pop Culture Ink They’ve Done
“There was this one woman who was obsessed with Enrique Iglesias...so she came and got his signature tattooed across her arm.”
This Afropunk Singer Should Be Very, Very Famous
Intimate photos of Faty Sy Savanet, a rising star in France whose music and art transverses the African diaspora.
Becoming a Business With Bambii
Toronto’s busiest DJ talks about what it means to be a business at a time when everyone’s becoming their own brand