Announcing the Winner of the 2020 Tote Bag Design Contest

Art Is Essential, Feature

We have a winner, and it’s Dora Pang.

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Announcing The Creative Block Essay Contest – Open Now Through November 30

Editor's Note, Feature

We are seeking previously unpublished personal essays up to 2,000 words about the creative endeavor that you paused. ...

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Walls Covered in Basquiat

Feature, Visual Art

"What might be if he lived? What does it mean that his image is defined and further commoditized without his consent, by the same...

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Art Is Essential vol. 7

Art Is Essential, Feature

Writers on the art that matters to them.

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The Artist’s Home Undone

Ebook, Feature, Visual Art

A collaborative image threatens the relationship between artist and muse....

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An Open House

Ebook, Feature, Theater

America’s pioneer political drama saw the nation falling short of its ideals. Almost one hundred years later, the play is more relevant...

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Architecture, Ebook, Feature, Public Art

A conceptual design for a war memorial prioritizes the individual over the community, upending a centuries-old architectural language.

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About Face

Ebook, Feature, Film, Visual Art

An obscure art film raises the question of censorship at a major art institution. ...

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Sudden Flash

Dance, Ebook, Feature

In 1987 an American choreographer working in Europe turned ballet on its head. Dance would never be the same. ...

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A Time To Be Born

Ebook, Feature, Literature

With ‘Midnight’s Children’ author Salman Rushdie found his voice. It would become an international cause.

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