What challenges did Gros-Louis face as a Huron-Wendat artist practicing in Quebec? How did the socio-cultural context in which she created art influence her craft? When did her work come to be considered as “art” by the white community?
L’Amant, écrit par Marguerite Duras, décrit la vie d’une adolescente française dont la famille s’est expatriée au Vietnam. Lisez la critique de Nina Molto.
Sylvia Plath, in both her life and death, is the object of fascination. Ennie Skurzak explores Plath’s legacy.
Contemporary Western art has recently become synonymous with self-expression and liberation. In this interview with Malak El Mahmoudy, our contributor Yaasrah Ahmed explores the perspective of viewing the pursuit of art as a privilege, rather than as a right. What forces artists to put their art on hold? And in what case does the pursuit of art put an artist’s liberation at risk?
Emily Draicchio’s essay argues that Ukeles complicates the common understanding of conceptual art as a rejection of the “emotional/intuitive process of art-making” by injecting her performances with the personal, and of “dematerialization” for using her body.
Who decides who owns your body? In 2019, the answer is still unclear.
Emily Draicchio analyzes Ana Mendieta’s “Silueta” series.
Taylor Neal explores Saint Orlan’s performance art.
Olivia Deresti-Robinson on Alice Neel.
Aimée Tian on @PrincessNokia’s subversive selfies.