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...
Honoring Native Americans This Thanksgiving

Honoring Native Americans This Thanksgiving

While most people celebrate Thanksgiving with family get-togethers and food, we must remain culturally sensitive to the fact that it’s a day of great sorrow for many Native Americans. In fact, we as a society have lost sight of what Thanksgiving truly stands for. It...
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