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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
11.1.18
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

The Underground Art Battle Scene Is More than Just Speed Painting

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

The Art Consultant Behind 'She's Gotta Have It' Explains It All

Tatyana Fazlalizadeh sheds 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
11.12.17
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
Video Games

The Starving Artist Simulator Is Everything You Ever Wanted—Minus the Debt!

Do you have what it takes to balance rent, baguette, and wine costs while making your art career flourish?
Andrew Nunes
7.20.17
painting

All Hail Kehinde Wiley's Portraits of Black Art Royalty

An artist famous for painting everyday black people turns to new models—his art world peers.
Gabrielle Bruney
6.19.17
50 states of art

The Best Kid Artists in Arkansas Get a Museum Show

For more than 50 years, the Young Arkansas Artists exhibit has featured work by schoolchildren from Little Rock to Texarkana.
Catherine Chapman
6.8.17
50 states of art

The Best Kid Artists in Arkansas Get a Museum Show

For more than 50 years, the Young Arkansas Artists exhibit has featured work by schoolchildren from Little Rock to Texarkana.
Catherine Chapman
6.8.17
50 states of art

A Tattoo Artist Embraces His Appalachian Roots

Tattoo artist John Haywood writes about learning to love his Kentucky heritage.
John Haywood
6.3.17