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Leonardo da Vinci: After 500 Years, Still a Man in Full

For the quincentenary of his 1519 death, a dazzling display of exhibitions and new books honor the master's capacious vision.

Post-Pride Reflections Through POC, LGBTQ Arts Lenses

June is not the only month in which we should have these conversations.

Was Mom Right? I Hope Not

Mom thought the arts were fun and games, frivolous, with no real worth but immediate entertainment.

Am I Still a Dancer If I Don’t Dance For a...

Let's reject the antiquated idea that you're either entirely in or out of the arts.

For Indie Artists, Does the Daisie App Match the Hype?

It's the wild, wild west (of Westeros).

12 Plausible Creators of the Deplorable Coin

Yes, the Deplorable Coin is a real product! Who designed it? No one knows! Or maybe we do...

Does Your Nonprofit Arts Board Always Vote Unanimously?

Unending total agreement can hurt nonprofit arts groups. There are better ways to be a board.

Notes on ‘Notes on Camp’

High, low, Beau and no: more thoughts on the Met gala's camp-y hits and misses.

All the Good News I Could Find

Nine not-a-little-bit-bougie pieces of good news and nice things for the decadent extremist in us all.

Can Economic Impact Make a Case for Arts Nonprofits?

Nonprofit arts is to commercial arts what food banks are to supermarkets. Or maybe not.

Gainsborough Family Album: A New Look at an Old Master

At Princeton, new insights into subtly political portraits of Gainsborough family members.

At Driehaus Museum, Yinka Shonibare Fabricates Post-Colonial Identity

The artist takes over a lavish Chicago mansion, for a contemporary twist on Gilded Age excess.

Sackler, Altria, MacArthur: Ethical Quicksand in Big Philanthropy

Is our collective conscience bothered before we accept the gift or after the public outcry?

Nari Ward Uses Found Materials to Ground His Work in Community

The Harlem artist transforms items from his local community into profound and evocative artworks that keep their origins visible.

My Heart Doesn’t Belong to ‘Daddy’

Jeremy O. Harris' play, starring Alan Cumming and set in a pool, barely makes a ripple.

Five Reasons We Should Pay Attention to Egypt

A certain country has a lot to teach us about #NotMyPresident, blackface, revolution and mummies.

25 Change-Making Artists You Should Track During 2019

A second annual compilation of international and US-based artists making a difference.

First, We Dance. Next, We Decolonize Our Food Systems.

How the Indigenous artists of Dancing Earth are creating a movement...by creating movement.

How ‘Nailed It’ Fails It

Join us, as we mourn the death of craft.

Our Tech-Artist Future May Look Like Justin Stewart

At 28, art remains his backbone. Or is it tech? Or is it art? Or is it tech?

What I Got Out of My Lunch with the New NEA...

In June 2018, President Trump appointed Mary Anne Carter to be Acting Chair of the National Endowment for the Arts. The press at the...
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