Artist Mickalene Thomas Is Bringing Black Women into the Canon
Drawing inspiration from her childhood in the 1970s as well as the full scope of Western and African art, Thomas uses painting, photography, collage, and video to demand her glamorous, assertive subjects be seen.
To Honor Mom, Artist Will Stop at Nothing to Make Thousands of PB&J Sandwiches
Over five days, Jessica Olah is making 2,340 peanut butter and jelly sandwiches as an "exercise in empathy" with her mother, who prepared her daughter a bag lunch every day until she went to college.
The Artist Making Appropriation Look Good
Deborah Kass's new show, "No Kidding," is full of uneasy paintings for uneasier times. We talked to the multimedia artist about Andy Warhol, the reign of white men in art history, and why it's "next to impossible to feel good anymore."
Soft Paintings, Hard Women
Amy Cutler's bizarre, delicate paintings are an unsettling kind of folksy. We talked to the internationally acclaimed, Brooklyn-based artist about goats, anxiety dreams, and "women's work."