Imagine gathering in a city square to mourn the death of a beloved political leader. Days later, you participate in active political protests here, and eventually these demonstrations get increasingly intense. This causes the leader of your country to order arrests and massacre of your fellow demonstrators. After this, you
You probably have never seen anything like the work of Robert Crumb before. What lives inside his mind is sexual, racist, disturbing, sometimes pornographic, and in every instance, odd. Much of his work tells stories of incest, necrophilia, assault, and pure mayhem. In the 1994 documentary “Crumb,” we uncover every
Paintings have been a major component of art since the early times. Various artists drew various paintings on various materials including glass, paper, and stone. The paintings have been preserved for generations. It takes a lot of resources and creativity to develop a single painting. The paintings were used to
In the 21st century, proper justice from the court system seems like a rare occurrence despite how advanced and sophisticated human beings claim to be. Unfortunately, victims are left to their own devices to cope with potentially traumatic experiences, and unsurprisingly, many turn to art as a form of expression
For a moment, I’d like you, the reader, to imagine yourself as an artist. You are more than likely an intellectual, capable of viewing the world from a multitude of perspectives beyond that of the average person. Perhaps you are conservative in your work, meticulous in planning, and take months
On the city streets of San Diego, one of the most creative aspects are daily overlooked and passed by. They are the utility boxes. They are one of the first public art displays people see when exploring the city. Unfortunately it has been almost a decade in some areas since
In recent years, several communities have been affected by a rise in anti-Muslim incidents and New York City is no exception. In early July of 2017, several newspapers reported on an incident that took place outside of a mosque in Hyde Park, though it is still unclear to reporters and
In 1999, Chris Ofili’s The Holy Virgin Mary gained controversy where it showed a black-descendant Virgin Mary surrounded in elephant feces and pornographic images in the background. New York City mayor Rudolph Giuliani expressed outraged and threatened to cease funding of the Brooklyn Museum where the painting was being held.