Should Misogyny Have a Place in Art Museums?

Should Misogyny Have a Place in Art Museums?

Last month, several women came forward to accuse acclaimed artist Chuck Close of sexual harassment. The news sparked a debate about whether museums should continue to display Close’s work in light of these allegations. It’s a divisive issue, with some arguing that art...
Art Exhibit Explores Queer Muslim Identities

Art Exhibit Explores Queer Muslim Identities

On June 12, 2016, a homophobic Muslim man by the name of Omar Mateen opened fire inside of an LGBT nightclub—killing 49 people and injuring 58 others. Known as the Pulse massacre, it remains one of the deadliest mass shootings in modern U.S. history. The alleged...
Centuries of Cities: How Urban Centers Continue to Inspire

Centuries of Cities: How Urban Centers Continue to Inspire

  Whether ancient or modern, we continue to be fascinated by cities and their histories. How they were founded, what their transportation looks like, what art they produce—each city has its own personality and products to show the world. Artists, photographers,...
Has Silicon Valley Lost its Taste for Art?

Has Silicon Valley Lost its Taste for Art?

In the early days of the Silicon Valley tech explosion, it was pretty common for wealthy execs to invest heavily in their own art collections, many of which were eventually bequeathed to area art museums. The newest generation of tech wealth, however, seems less...
The Forbidden Art Form

The Forbidden Art Form

In the Middle East, tattoos are considered forbidden. But that doesn’t stop 30-year-old Hazim Naouri from giving them. Naouri is the owner of Huzz Ink, a popular tattoo parlor in Jordan. For him, tattoos are more than just skin deep. “My goal is to give the chance to...