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HuffPost Black Voices Presents: BARS

The Huffington Post | Madeline Diamond | Posted 07.12.2016 | HuffPost Live 321


How Artists Are Supporting #BlackLivesMatter In The Wake Of Brutality

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 07.08.2016 | Arts

In the moments just after tragedy, words can seem insufficient in expressing the shock, anger, and despair a person might feel. Following the brutal ...

For the Love of It: Lifelong Joy Through the Arts

Robert L. Lynch | Posted 07.05.2016 | Arts
Robert L. Lynch

Summer is a time when many Americans make an effort to ease into a slower pace and reset their focus on personal passions that make them feel most ali...

Lungelo Gumede: Painting South Africa in a positive light

Joy Ngoma | Posted 07.01.2016 | World
Joy Ngoma

Lately in South Africa, it's so hard to find people who are painting our generation in a positive light, especially since our parents are the generation who fought and brought the Apartheid regime to its knees. My generation has been portrayed as the lazy generation that's just benefitting in the so-called new South Africa without really contributing to the development of the country.

Samra Habib's Photo Series Highlights The Faith Of Queer Muslims

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 07.01.2016 | Religion

HuffPost Religion is highlighting the voices of Muslim artists this Ramadan. Every Friday of the holy month, we’ll feature artwork and reflections f...

#FredinChina: Tao Bao believes in live-streaming platform for eCommerce

Fred Raillard | Posted 06.29.2016 | Technology
Fred Raillard

I'm Fred Raillard, Creative CEO, Co-founder and Creative Chief Officer of FRED & FARID, a social, content, tech solutions for brands company based in ...

One Artist's Heartbreakingly Perfect Response To The Orlando Attacks

The Huffington Post | Savannah OLeary | Posted 06.24.2016 | Queer Voices

Last Saturday, a 3,000-square-foot banner featuring a blood-stained outline of a gun and the hashtag #EndGunViolence soared over the skylines of New Y...

A Must See Space By Material Lust

Natalie Shirinian | Posted 06.21.2016 | New York
Natalie Shirinian

ANNEX, an experimental artist-run space in the Lower East Side, is the latest creation by design duo Material Lust. More environment than showroom, th...

Inside The Whimsical World Of Muslim Artist Amira Rahim

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 06.20.2016 | Religion

HuffPost Religion is highlighting the voices of Muslim artists this Ramadan. Every Friday of the holy month, we’ll feature artwork and reflections f...

The Art of Disaster by Ryan McIntosh

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 06.14.2016 | Arts
John Wellington Ennis

Ryan McIntosh's new gallery show, "Relentless Envy," opened at Stone Malone Gallery on Friday, featuring a multimedia installation of disquieting work...

Astoria Characters: The Artist With Vast Bodies of Work

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 06.07.2016 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

As soon as Gene Coffey rolls up the ink-black metal gate at his tony tattoo parlor, he starts talking about his art studio.

Laurie Anderson: Advice to the Young

Louisiana Channel | Posted 05.31.2016 | Arts
Louisiana Channel

"Be loose!" The legendary multimedia artist, musician and film director Laurie Anderson puts it as simply and clearly as that when she here advises ar...

Laurie Anderson: Letter Exchange with JFK

Louisiana Channel | Posted 05.30.2016 | Arts
Louisiana Channel

"Dear Senator Kennedy. I really admire the way you're running your campaign. I'm running for president of my student council, can you send me some tips?" Find out what the soon-to-be president John F. Kennedy replied to a young Laurie Anderson's letter.

Reclaiming My Life From the Virtual Cloud

Derek Bishop | Posted 05.17.2016 | Queer Voices
Derek Bishop

I believe you can make genuine connections through online dating and social media. But you have to be honest with yourself about whether those connections are really happening or whether you are just distracting yourself from loneliness or, worse, avoiding pursuing a passion.

Astoria Characters: The Woman Who Illustrates Life

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.17.2016 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

As cats are wont to do at the approach of strangers, Mimosa has fled under the bed. It's a shame because Mimosa, a 4-year-old, nine-lived tabby, is t...

Alexander Mijares: Artist Extraordinaire

Ayana Malaika Crichlow | Posted 05.06.2016 | Arts
Ayana Malaika Crichlow

His perspectives are just as thought provoking and inspiring as his beautiful art. I hope you enjoy his interview and art as much as I did

When the World Doesn't Care, Make Your Art Anyway

Kevin Kleitches | Posted 04.26.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Kevin Kleitches

The other night I went to bed earlier than normal. I wanted to wake up at least two hours before work so I could write this very post. Once I publis...

Some Thoughts on the Passing of a Prince

Matthew Fox | Posted 04.23.2016 | Religion
Matthew Fox

Thank you, Prince, for putting your royal personhood, your many gifts, on display so that all who chose to could be graced by them. Your work, your shamanhood and your priesthood, will continue long, long after your death. Beauty does not die nor should it.

Shifting the Language of Inner Space

Barbara A. Bernard | Posted 04.20.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Barbara A. Bernard

When we shift the language of our inner space from limiting thoughts to a kind, compassionate voice that inspires and encourages us, we open ourselves up to worlds of possibility.

You Only Need These 3 Things to Make a Living Selling Your Art

Catherine Orer | Posted 04.18.2016 | Arts
Catherine Orer

Visibility is a huge part of selling your art. If nobody knows you exist, if you don't have an audience, then nobody will buy from you.

Tattoo Artist Helps Trauma Survivors Start Anew With Cathartic Ink

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 04.08.2016 | Good News

This person is in the art of healing. Auberon Wolf, a 29-year-old tattoo artist who identifies as genderqueer, has attracted media attention for thei...

Choreography - The Messy Juxtaposition of Aesthetics, Part II

Karen Musey | Posted 04.04.2016 | Arts
Karen Musey

"I look for strong people. A truly vulnerable, and intense artistic collaboration takes a self understanding and a strength to trust yourself that some people are uncomfortable with."

The Man of the Night: Justin Bieber, the most dreamt about music artist

DreamsCloud | Posted 04.01.2016 | Entertainment

By Award season is well on its way and we definitely have some trophies to hand out ourselves! The Biebs has remained as reigning Dre...

Choreography -- the Messy Juxtaposition of Aesthetics, Part I

Karen Musey | Posted 03.31.2016 | Arts
Karen Musey

"I've really tried to choose projects that scare me. If I don't face a project in sheer terror with the feeling of "I'm not skilled enough for this,' then there's an excitement that's going to be missing."

6 Artists on Black Identity

Louisiana Channel | Posted 04.05.2016 | Black Voices
Louisiana Channel

"Where am I in this story?" Watch artists such as Wangechi Mutu, Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o and Chimamanda Adichie discuss how black people are (mis-)represented in today's society and culture.