Identity

Photography
Photography

Hallucinatory Photographs by an Outsider Artist Defy Convention

Kwesi Abbensetts uses “revisionary self-appropriation” to make stunning portraits reflecting on race and identity.
Andrew Nunes
8.16.17
Photography
Photography

Powerful Portraits Capture When Home No Longer Feels Like Home

Rachael Banks' three-part photo series reveals the struggles of coming back to her Kentucky family after leaving to start her own life.
Andrew Nunes
8.2.17
Detroit
Detroit

Detroit’s Fiery Uprising Gets Remembered as a Multimedia Art Series

'People of the Infinite Fires,' an installation and performance series, illuminates the circumstances of the Detroit Rebellion of 1967.
Rebecca Mazzei
7.25.17
Photography
Photography

These Photographs Are a Comprehensive Study of Bald White Men's Heads

For 'Skulls Exposed,' 22-year-old Norwegian artist Kristine Wathne photographs one type of subject, collecting and presenting iterations of identity.
Carly Lovejoy
7.22.17
gallery show
gallery show

How to Survive Systemic Racism in America

Black Women Artists for Black Lives Matter explores the politics of survival at We Buy Gold in Brooklyn.
Antwaun Sargent
7.12.17
Photography
Photography

A Nude Photo Series Imagines a World Without Clothes

Berlin-based artist Sophia Vogel photographs real people doing everyday things in the buff.
Dyllan Furness
5.22.17
crime
crime

This Artist Helps Identify Murder Victims

Carl Koppelman makes facial reconstructions based on post-mortem photos.
Anna Marks
4.21.17
Fashion Film
Fashion Film

How 'Political Fashion' Films Predicted 2017 in 2008

SHOWstudio's Nick Knight revisits 2008's prophetic ‘Political Fashion’ video series.
Azura Wannmann
4.5.17
Music
Music

Sevdaliza Put Together a Music Video Entirely From Shutterstock Footage

You can actually buy each frame of the singer’s new music video.
Nathaniel Ainley
2.14.17
video
video

The Art of Drag Performance| TCP Meets Miz Cracker

Miz Cracker makes the subversion of gender and sexuality a truly entertaining and engaging endeavor.
The Creators Project
1.11.17
Art
Art

Artist Makes Testosterone Soap and Other Paradoxical Objects

Testosterone and soap seem like they don’t mix, but Jes Fan explains why they do.
Andrew Salomone
1.2.17
Art
Art

This Makeover Artist Dismantles Traditional Constructs of Beauty

Unlike other artworks, the cosmetic creations are inherently ephemeral.
Kara Weisenstein
12.2.16