Photos of My Bipolar Father During His Last Days

"I took on the challenge of studying my father and his condition by photographing his daily endeavors."


Ana Mendieta Fought for Women's Rights and Paid with Blood

The fearless artist was outspoken about issues like campus rape and domestic violence when they were still taboo.


Ashley August Isn't Afraid of Rejection

We talked to the actress and award-winning poet about how her bumpy road to stardom empowered her to be even more unapologetically black.


It's Time to Take Down Statues of Conquistadors

Here's to a world without conquistadors and their shitty monuments.


'Discount Saints' Imagines the Last Supper with Chinese Takeout, Snapbacks, and Hoop Earrings

For her latest exhibition, artist Melanie Gonzalez merged Renaissance-style Biblical glamour with the look and feel of her native Bronx.


The Folk Feminist Struggle Behind the Chola Fashion Trend

When I see the rebel Latino subculture being sampled and recontextualized by bourgeois white fashion designers, pop singers, or celebrity starlets, I can't help rolling my eyes.


Explore the Mestiza Experience at the 'Cósmica' Art Show in Brooklyn

The show is curated by young posh mestiza artists who draw inspiration from the roots and rituals of the borderland experience, Chicana artists of the 70s, and the guy who does the astrology predictions on the Univison channel.