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Interview: Gianni Lee Set To Debut ‘Why Won’t You Hear Me?’ Art Exhibit

Growing up in the crazy streets of Philly, Gianni Lee pursued the gritty route by using his love for the arts. Lee credits his mom, who worked as a progressive model…

White Artist Slammed Over Emmett Till “Open Casket” Painting

A painting of Emmett Till caught attention for all the wrong reasons at the 2017 Whitney Biennial. In “Open Casket,” Brooklyn-based artist Dana Schutz depicts the…

Selena Quintanilla And Frida Kahlo Murals Defaced In Texas

Murals dedicated to Selena Quintanilla-Perez and Frida Kahlo are at the center of recurring vandalism in Brownsville, Texas. Twenty artists collaborated on both pieces…

Someone Painted A Mural Of Chance The Rapper In L.A.

Artist Jake Merten, a Los Angeles transplant hailing from Chicago, wanted to pay tribute to his city’s favorite son, Chance The Rapper. To do just that, Mertens painted…

Dominican Artist Creates Black Madonna For Afro-Latinas Everywhere

Zahira Kelly, better known as Bad Dominicana on the Internet, is a visual artist and sociocultural critic who uses social media forums to help dismantle white supremacy…

Legendary Afro-Cuban Feminist Belkis Ayón Gets Her First U.S. Museum Exhibition

Afro-Cuban feminist legend Belkis Ayón is celebrated as a master printmaker whose work is largely centered on the Abakuá, an exclusively male, Afro-Cuban secret society…

‘Puerto Ricans Underwater’ Series Speaks To The Island’s Financial Crisis

What does drowning in debt look like? Esteemed photographer Adál Maldonado explores the depths of Puerto Rico’s financial crisis in “Puerto Ricans Underwater.” The…

Mixtape On The Way: Tinashe’s ‘NightRide’ Cover And Tracklist

Tinashe isn’t quite ready to debut her anticipated Joyride album. The singer isn’t ever one keep fans waiting, however, so she has a new project locked and loaded for…

Día De Los Muertos: Images From Around The World

From Oct. 31 to Nov. 2, Mexicans and Mexican-Americans alike commemorate Día de los Muertos, a holiday that honors their dearly departed. Day of the Dead celebrations…