It might have many critics but the statue tribute to Mary Wollstonecraft succeeds in its abstract commemoration of the feminist. Public sculptures could learn from it
Women continue to be stereotyped as passive and meek. For this reason, international courts often let women war criminals off the hook.
Is the statue a fitting tribute to the fierce feminist writer?
A Rotterdam art centre removed its colonial-era name and is renaming itself 'The Kunstinstituut Melly,' to honour the city's 30-year love affair with Ken Lum's iconic work.
After Canadian painter Mary Riter Hamilton was rejected for service as a war artist because she was a woman, she trekked battlefields to create more than 320 works that recall the missing soldiers.
'Homeless Jesus' exemplifies how faith-based organizations can use public art to communicate religious ideas in a respectful and accessible way.
New York's Guggenheim Museum has acquired Maurizio Cattelan’s Comedian but how can you value and own a banana and some tape?
Cambodia found the strength to rebuild itself
through art after the 1979 genocide. While the context is different, this example suggests the importance of art in navigating COVID-19.
Digital artwork has helped campaigns such as the #ClimateStrikeOnline thrive on social media. Through three examples, I explore why digital arts can sustain political engagement amid the pandemic.
Anti-black violence exists against the backdrop of the political and cultural dehumanization of Black people. How did this happen and where do we go from here?
In an industry beset by appropriation, the licensing of an Indigenous artwork for use in a tattoo is a rare sign of respect for the intellectual property rights of artists.
When Abbott Thayer's wife succumbed to the disease, his life and art underwent a dramatic shift.
Disasters are inevitable. They should not make us give up on life, rather we should celebrate the preciousness of that life all the more.
Christine de Pizan's 15th-century feminist narrative has particular resonance today.
We want to be whitelisted and not blacklisted for jobs. White lies make stretching the truth okay, but you don't want to receive a black mark on your record.
Cultural institutions are puzzling out to to make their buildings exciting and safe at the same time.
Reducing maternal deaths in developing countries relies on the ability of health systems to swiftly identify and manage women at high risk.
Washington, DC Mayor Muriel Bowser ordered 'BLACK LIVES MATTER' to be painted on a street near the White House. The act would have been considered vandalism had it not been done by city workers.
In a system that treats people as objects to be counted, chained, searched and assigned a number, art is a way for prisoners to reassert their agency – and reclaim their lives.
During COVID-19, boarded-up storefronts host various new types of inspirational, informational and decorative murals that should be read critically as representing political agendas for the future.