15 days ago | Visual Arts
The painter Alice Neel (1900–1984) only started to be recognized as a visionary after her time had passed. Her first major exhibition came when she was already 71 years old, at her alma mater, the Moore College of Art and Design in Philadelphia. A...
1 month ago | Fashion Week
Fashion has always been about standing out, with designers forging innovative ways to separate themselves and their art from the rest of the crop. But now, it seems, designers are opting to come together and embrace gestures of solidarity. Tommy H...
2 months ago | Visual Arts
Censorship can look at lot different depending on your vantage point. To observers in the West, the policies of the Chinese government — the routine harassment of journalists and activists, the suppression of internet access, the wholesale erasure...
4 months ago | Visual Arts
What does activism look like in 2016? Years of increasingly mediagenic protests have yielded different answers to this question. The Occupy movement, with its hashtag-friendly name and commutable concept (#OccupyLondon! #OccupyBahrain!), could be ...
6 months ago | Art Reviews
Certain characteristics of contemporary Chinese art have clung to the popular imagination more than others. Some might picture the political pop of Wang Guangyi, in which propaganda-style posters feature images like a comrade readin...