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Activist Art

1980s Design Experiment Should Inspire Artists Protesting Trump Today

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 11.15.2016 | Arts

“This is an important and calling time for artists,” Polish artist Krzysztof Wodiczko expressed in a statement. This sentiment has been gaining tr...

Andrea Bowers' Activist Aesthetics: 'Triumph Of Labor' At Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects

Lita Barrie | Posted 07.07.2016 | Arts
Lita Barrie

Andrea Bowers, The Triumph of Labor, 2016 Photo courtesy of Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects Andrea Bowers is a political artist who makes art...

Curator's Close-Up: Maura Reilly

Lilia Ziamou | Posted 08.26.2016 | Arts
Lilia Ziamou

In this conversation, Maura Reilly talks to us about a recent ARTnews Special Issue on Women in the Art World that she has recently co-edited, her recent book project and her goals as the Chief Curator at the National Academy Museum, which she joined last month.

How Mauritania's Youth Is Using Hip-Hop To Express Political Frustration

HuffPost Arabi | Abdalla Albo Ahmed Abd | Posted 08.19.2015 | World

Mauritanian melodies usually evoke a scene involving masked musicians chanting eloquent poems that speak of beautiful women and faraway places while c...

PHOTOS: Awesome Activist Art

TakePart | Posted 07.10.2013 | Impact

Perusing through the annals of activist art is hardly as simple as going to a single museum like the Met and seeing it all laid out before you on star...

Reverse Graffiti: Activist Art Extraordinaire (SLIDESHOW) (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Johanna Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

San Francisco's Broadway tunnel is a busy thoroughfare in the midst of the city. Its walls are thick with grime and patched with remnants of spray-pai...

Earth From Above Photography Exhibition Shows Unique Perspectives Of Planet (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Johanna Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The view from a hovering helicopter affords perhaps the best vantage point from which to observe and capture the Earth's beauty -- and fragility. I re...