ARTISTS

Art

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.
Noel Ransome
11.29.18
Culture

Punks Tell Us the Least Punk Thing They Ever Did

What’s worse? Working as a narc or as a real estate agent?
Graham Isador
10.31.18
Comics!

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."
Nick Gazin
6.14.18
Art

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.
Claire Voon
6.11.18
Art

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.
Johannes Hausen
1.2.18
Art

The Underground Art Battle Scene Is More than Just Speed Painting

Easel sports are the new e-sports.
Justin Caffier
12.6.17
Culture

'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.
Noel Ransome
11.27.17
Art

Kara Walker Showed Me the Horror of American Life

Kara Walker's art hurts—and that's a good thing.
Antwaun Sargent
11.9.17
POP CULTURE

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.
Graham Isador
10.5.17
POP CULTURE

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.”
Ebony-Renee Baker
8.8.17
Photography

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.
Andi GV
5.11.17
THE FUTURE OF TECH ISSUE

Selfies by Seven Multimedia Artists

Seven multimedia artists revitalize self-portraiture in this special feature from 'The Future of Tech Issue.'
The Creators Project
2.10.17
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