Why This Is Awesome: About five years ago, I shared a few photos of a makeshift garden of artistic horrors that lived behind a local tattoo parlor in my hometown of Indianapolis. One of the things I loved most about that space was how it […]
I am my own muse, I am the subject I know best. The subject I want to know better.
— Frida Kahlo, Mexican artist, activist and feminist icon
Comic book movies may be what’s hot when the warm days find their way onto our calendar, but for us comic book readers (or lapsed comic book readers ::cough::), they’ve always been a source of joy, frustration and inspiration year-round. And as much as I […]
I work for the pleasure, for the pleasure of the work,
and everything else is a matter for the critics
— Manuel Álvarez Bravo, Mexican artist and father of modern photography
I feel shame. Well, a little shame. Why? Because until 5 weeks ago, I had never heard of the dance and tradition of candombe, the Afro-Latino art form unique to Uruguay and the descendants of African slaves in the Southern region of South America. Thankfully […]