December 12, 2018

 We Are Art

Mega retail corporation Walmart is venturing out into the art and home decor market with last week’s acquisition of It’s a move that makes sense for Walmart, which is looking to expand its customer base to younger, more affluent shoppers—the kind of...

December 3, 2018

Kadir Nelson, Shirley Anita Chisholm (2009), Congress's official portrait of the first African-American woman to serve in Congress. Collection of the US House of Representatives.

As part of New York City’s efforts to rectify the vast gender imbalance among its stat...

November 7, 2018

Kerry James Marshall, Knowledge and Wonder (1995). Photo courtesy of Christie's.

The city of Chicago has decided against its plan to auction Kerry James Marshall’s painting Knowledge and Wonder (1995), currently housed at the Chicago Public Library, following wides...

September 6, 2018

Models present creations during the Chanel Croisiere (Cruise) fashion show on May 3, 2018 at the Grand Palais in Paris. Photo by Francois Guillot/AFP/Getty Images.

The hallowed halls of New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art will play host to a different kind of fashion...

August 21, 2018

 Sharon Stone

Hollywood star Sharon Stone has posted a letter on Twitter, signed by an assortment of Nobel Laureates and activists, calling for the release of jailed Bangladeshi photographer Shahidul Alam.

Alam, a leading figure of the Bangledeshi art scene who has...

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