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This Artist Took Your Asian Stereotypes and Turned Them into Jewelry

Ada Chen is changing the world of jewelry by turning Chinese-American stereotypes into humorous adornments.
Eda Yu
11.6.18
Art

How Should We Remember the Stonewall Uprising?

In his new show, artist Chris Vargas of the Museum of Transgender Hirstory & Art skewers the politics of LGBTQ memorialization.
Sessi Kuwabara Blanchard
10.30.18
Culture

'Soul of a Nation' Exhibit Rocks Perceptions of Black Revolutionary Art

This collection of dozens of works spanning two decades depicts a divided America during one of the country's most aesthetically revolutionary periods.
Danielle Kwateng-Clark
10.19.18
Culture

These Mesmerizing Photos Use Calming Colors to Soothe Depression

Arielle Bobb-Willis' photography allowed her to cope with depression through the stunning use of color and controlled subjects.
Danielle Kwateng-Clark
10.16.18
Culture

Rejoice! The Next Met Gala is Going to Be Campy As Hell

The Met announced its 2019 Costume Institute theme as "Camp: Notes on Fashion," which will honor "exaggerated" figures in pop culture in tribute to Susan Sontag. Expect nods to drag queens, Bowie, Serena Williams, and others.
Danielle Kwateng-Clark
10.11.18
Art

5 Times Sarah Lucas Redefined Gender Through Art

The acclaimed, provocative British artist is finally having her first US retrospective.
Anni Irish
9.27.18
Art

Gorgeous, Golden Paintings of Black Women as Queens and Mythical Figures

British-Liberian artist Lina Iris Viktor uses a stunning palette of inky blues, black, and 24-karat gold. She talks to Broadly ahead of her solo show at the New Orleans Museum of Art.
Zing Tsjeng
9.24.18
Art

Evocative Paintings of an All-Black Swim Team of Senior Citizens

Nigeria-based artist Modupeola Fadugba worked with swimmers from the Harlem Honeys and Bears to create work exploring the political history of "Black swimming bodies."
Zing Tsjeng
9.5.18
Art

Subversive Artwork That Breaks Free of the 'Pale, Male, and Stale' Art World

The group show "Neither Here, Nor There" brings together 21 women and nonbinary artists of color to explore notions of home, belonging, and identity
Zing Tsjeng
8.9.18
Art

The Latinx Artist Capturing LA's Punk Scene in Raw, Intimate Portraits

Shizu Saldamando creates hand-drawn portraits of friends at backyard parties, club nights, and rock shows as a way to honor her often-overlooked community.
Eva Recinos
7.31.18
Power

The Controversial Pro-Choice Collective Republicans Labeled a 'Hate Group'

The SisterSerpents outraged right-wingers and were described as "bra-burning, knife-wielding Amazons." Why were they so feared?
Steph Brandhuber
7.4.18
Life

These Viral Space Pride Flags Are Proof the Universe Is Gay

Queer and nonbinary anthropologist Laurie Raye used pictures of stars, nebulas, and galaxies to make a non-binary flag—then, the requests for more astral LGBTQ pride flags started flowing in.
Zing Tsjeng
6.29.18