Political Artist Zehra Doğan Released From Prison

Political Artist Zehra Doğan Released From Prison

Turkish-Kurdish journalist and artist Zehra Doğan has been released from prison after serving nearly three years for “spreading terrorist propaganda.” The so-called “propaganda” was a watercolor painting Doğan created that depicted the annihilation of the Kurdish town...
MoMA Will Be Closed During 4-Month Renovation

MoMA Will Be Closed During 4-Month Renovation

Big changes are coming to the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). Not only is the institution undergoing a major renovation, but curators will also begin featuring underrepresented artists. “A new generation of curators is discovering the richness of what is in our...
Feeling Uninspired? Jumpstart Your Creativity With These 5 Tricks

Feeling Uninspired? Jumpstart Your Creativity With These 5 Tricks

Are you a creative type struggling with a lack of inspiration? Don’t worry—you’re not alone. It’s called artist’s block, and here are five tricks for overcoming it. 1. Change Up Your Environment Often times, a creative rut is caused by a routine that’s become stale...
TILA Studios: A Space for Black Women in Fine Art

TILA Studios: A Space for Black Women in Fine Art

The art world is notorious for its lack of diversity. According to Forbes contributor Dominique Fluker, only 4 percent of the art featured in U.S. galleries and museums are by black women. But rather than wait for a seat at the table, black women have simply decided...
Portrait Created By AI Sells for $430k

Portrait Created By AI Sells for $430k

When Christie’s announced it would be auctioning off its first AI-generated portrait, the fine arts company expected the piece to sell for less than $10,000. Much to everyone’s surprise, it sold for much higher: $430,000, to be exact.  The portrait, which the BBC...
Do Museums Romanticize Exploitation?

Do Museums Romanticize Exploitation?

What do Picasso, Balthus, and Gauguin have in common? Aside from being some of the world’s most celebrated artists, all three derived much of their success from exploiting the female gender. Balthus, for example, sexualized prepubescent girls—who were the subjects of...
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