The High Priestess: 5 Tarot Readers on the Legacy of Pamela Colman Smith

“When I look at my cards, I see myself, my family, and my ancestral spirits. I see those who are here for me.”

Out of the Dark: Illustrators Capture Dr. Christine Blasey Ford’s Breathtaking Moment

One image encapsulated the morning of September 27, when Dr. Christine Blasey Ford addressed the Senate Judiciary Committee: a photograph of Ford, eyes closed and right hand raised, taking an oath of honesty in front of the world. Read more »

New Gazes: Digital Photography Groups Bring Women of Color Into Focus

Women photographers no longer have to rely solely on mainstream acknowledgment of their work. Read more »

About the Art: The Devotion Issue

We are devoted to women of color being devoted to themselves. Read more »

About the Art: The Facts Issue

If it walks like a duck and talks like a duck, could it actually be a pooping robot? Before you think we’ve lost the thread completely, read about an actual, factual 18th-century French automaton, our pop-art cover, and the comics and illustration in this issue. Read more »

Human Subjects: Should We Rely on Technology for Transcendence?

For the diehard technophiliac, the true calling of implants and cybernetics is to create a human no longer wracked by the vicissitudes of their own flesh. Read more »

Black Women as Cultural Deities: A Review of “We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965–85”

Invisibility is the theme woven throughout “We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965–85,” an exhibit currently housed in the Brooklyn Museum. Read more »

About the Art: The Invisibility Issue

In this time of ahistoricism, where so much is based on “right now,” we wanted to reference the history of violence on which the U.S. has been—and continues to be—built, from slavery and colonialism to devastating environmental practices, to the destruction of sacred lands and resources that were... Read more »

Monumental Misogyny: On Female Statues, Public Space, and Harassment

Women in public space—sentient or not—are not only underrepresented, but also threatened, harassed, and belittled as a matter of course. Read more »

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