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A photo of painter Kehinde Wiley.

Kehinde Wiley: The Next Big Name in Art

Portrait artist Kehinde Wiley is quickly becoming an international sensation. Wiley’s heroic depictions of people of color have earned him a reputation as being one of the best protest artists of our time. His work is so breathtaking that it’s even been featured on the hit television series Empire. Wiley’s inspiration comes from a childhood […]

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#TBT Eve Ensler and The Vagina Monologues

Valentine’s Day is upon us, and while many love to abhor the Hallmark Holiday to end all Hallmark Holidays, February 14th also marks the anniversary of a groundbreaking play called The Vagina Monologues. The Vagina Monologues is a collection of monologues written by playwright Eve Ensler, and inspired by the stories of real women. Organized […]

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new craft artists in action

The New Craft Artists In Action Fosters More Close-Knit Communities

Public space has long been an important part of artistic discourse, existing both on the fringe and in more accepted contemporary examples. One art collective has managed to combine a focus on public space with a passion for athleticism and a D.I.Y. sensibility. Meet the New Craft Artists in Action. The New Craft Artists in […]

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Eve Ensler Marries Arts & Activism

Who is Eve Ensler? Perhaps a better question would be, “Who isn’t Eve Ensler?” Listed as one of Newsweek’s 150 Women Who Have Changed the World, there isn’t much that seems out of her reach. Besides being a best-selling author, Ensler is also an award-winning playwright and the woman responsible for The Vagina Monologues. But Ensler’s work isn’t self-serving […]

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Bouska himself poses for his now famous NOH8 campaign. Image: NOH8

Adam Bouska Leads the Charge For Human Equality

Adam Bouska is an award-winning fashion photographer that has worked with dozens of celebrities and well-known faces over the past few years. While his main work is running his own photography studio in L.A., he has gained an immense amount of visibility for his most recent work with the NOH8 Campaign. Adam Bouska, a co-founder […]

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