Recently, the U.S. celebrated the 100th anniversary of the 19th amendment—an amendment that gave some, not all, women the right to vote. To honor the efforts of suffragettes, the Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commission helped sponsor the creation of a 1,000-foot installation featuring a portrait of a prominent figure of the movement—Ida B. Wells, a Black woman whose story of activism begins over 130 years ago.
When artist and author Josie George started knitting her temperature scarf in January, she could not have imagined how this...
Artist Sacha Jafri is looking to make a big change in the world by using his art to raise funds...
For nearly 40 years, Brazilian photographer Cássio Vasconcellos has used his camera to capture his vision of the world. After working for many years as a respected photojournalist, Vasconcellos has shifted his career to work on personal projects and exhibitions. This includes Collectives, an on-going series of mind-bending photography that forces viewers to think about their use of space. Starting in 2008, Vasconcellos has used his love of aerial photography to create elaborate photomontages.
From Disney’s depiction of Mulan to Studio Ghibli’s Princess Mononoke, female warriors in animated films are undoubtedly legendary—but a rarity.
The Santa Fe-based art collective Meow Wolf believes that creativity can change the world.
When the killing of George Floyd sparked protests throughout the world, street artist Tristan Eaton was there to show solidarity and support for the Black Lives Matter movement. He has his studio in the Highland Park neighborhood of Los Angeles and discovered that a march was headed to the area.
Denver-based artist Thomas “Detour” Evans doesn't limit himself to one medium.
In Virginia, one artist is helping his community reclaim a controversial monument in the name of Black Lives Matter.
Illustrator Nikkolas Smith is always creating. Whether he's working on children's books, creating movie posters, or teaching workshops in schools and universities, Smith pushes his creativity to the limits. Personally, he's also highly involved in what he's termed “artivism.” Using his art as his voice, Smith often publishes work that highlights racial injustice and the Black Lives Matter movement.
On March 13, 2020, 26-year-old EMT Breonna Taylor was shot and killed in her home by police officers in Louisville,...
Beginning with a white page can be overwhelming for any artist, which is why Ed Fairburn adopted an unusual canvas.