Art & Design

Weaving the Wall: Devotional Art Counters State Violence in the Borderlands

Border artists summon the sacred and repair what has been broken.

In the Frame: Artemisia Gentileschi, the Artist Who Broke the Mold

My ultimate empowered female art heroine is a woman who made a career for herself long before the word “feminist” was in use. Read more »

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 »

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