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A giant sculpture of a nude black woman. The sculpture was created by Kara Walker and is titled, “A Subtlety, or the Marvelous Sugar Baby?”

Kara Walker is Tired of Being The Art World’s Token Black Girl

Artist Kara Walker is tired of being put up on a pedestal. As a successful African-American female artist, she’s often seen as a symbol of diversity. But she’s fed up with that role, especially since she never asked for it in the first place. Walker recently took to Instagram to voice her opinion in the […]

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A photo of Donald Trump and his daughter, Ivanka Trump.

Dear Ivanka: Artists Appealing to Trump’s Daughter

Artists unite! There has been an immediate call to action by the Halt Action Group in New York City in the wake of the election of Donald Trump. This group is a coalition of artists, curators, and writers who “felt the need for an immediate response to mitigate the disaster of a Trump presidency.” Their […]

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A tombstone for Donald Trump.

Donald Trump Makes for a Field Day in the Arts

Artists have a way of saying so much with so little (as the case actually is with a piece of art by Illma Gore, but we’ll get to that). Of course, that’s a misleading way to open this blog: presidential hopeful Donald Trump has given artists and comedians a lot to work with, even before […]

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David Bowie stands in front of a painting.

David Bowie + Art + Tributes = Yay

By now you’ve heard that the arts community has suffered a devastating loss after David Bowie succumbed to cancer. Though his past was not without controversies, Bowie made a number of significant contributions to the worlds of acting, music, fashion, and fine art. An avid collector, Bowie’s art collection was large, boasting mostly smaller names […]

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