When Marietta Bernstorff read a story about a young woman’s violent death, it left her completely rattled. One of the most heartbreaking truths of the matter was that this type of violence against a woman was not a rare occurrence. She continued to learn that in 2019 alone, 10 women/girls a day were being murdered in Mexico. Additionally, the violence against women worldwide had increased during the COVID-19 outbreak.
During an interview featuring music legend Dolly Parton, the feisty superstar made a memorable comment concerning recent U.S.
British street artist Banksy is well-known for his use of public art to support social causes.
The year 2020 has proven itself to be full of unprecedented, world-changing events. Trying to keep up with, or attempting to recollect, all the swiftly moving parts or key civil rights movements can be daunting. But thanks to a research project from The University of St. Thomas, the opportunity to properly process some of this era’s most significant moments through artwork is now digitally available.
It is often said that “representation matters.
It's been over two months since the George Floyd protests in Portland, Oregon began.
Denver-based artist Thomas “Detour” Evans doesn't limit himself to one medium. Working on canvas, creating installations, and executing large-scale murals are all just part of his repertoire. As of late, he's been making a name for himself with his colorful public art which celebrates both everyday people from the community as well as famous figures.
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.
Electronic musicians are sampling the sounds of endangered birds as a way to save these lyrical creatures. In a new album called A Guide to the Birdsong of Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean, artists are combining their own beats with the sounds of our feathered friends. And best of all: the proceeds from all album sales go towards conservation efforts to save them.
On March 13, 2020, 26-year-old EMT Breonna Taylor was shot and killed in her home by police officers in Louisville,...
Can crochet help change the world? Twelve-year-old Jonah Larson believes that it can.