One of the reasons the myth of vampires endures and captures the popular imagination is that vampires are a powerful metaphor for a wide range of cultural practices and social problems.
Many of the gowns and costumes at this year’s Met Gala attempted to capture the essence of camp, and in trying to do so missed the point of camp entirely.
'The Life of Washington' was painted in the 1930s by an artist who sought to upend a rosy narrative of US history. Now some are saying its images 'traumatize' viewers – and ought to be taken down.
With modern technology, it is entirely possible for the cathedral to be recreated with near-accuracy to the original. We can do this and keep the original building's spirit and feeling.
'Hotel Mumbai,' which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival, is an 'anthem of resistance;' a film that highlights the things ordinary people can do in extraordinary circumstances.
Leonardo da Vinci emphasized the naturalness of the relationship of Jesus and Mary in his art, while also inviting viewers into a religious message.
The young assassin and wannabe knight stand in the background but if their medieval influences are anything to go by, they could end up leading the final battle.
Dead five centuries, Leonardo retains a rock star's fame, well known around the world by just one name. Here, some facts about the man and his legacy.
Stereotypes of Black women continue to impact how they are treated in institutions.
Why and how do we groove? Researchers are investigating how we respond to music, with applications for therapy.
Graffiti contributes to place-making by creating meaningful or identifiable spaces.
Director Alfonso Cuarón's 'Roma' has received 10 Oscar nominations. Here, a sociologist explains the hidden historical and cultural context of the film.
The hype around the costumes in the film Black Panther shows a need to recognize the legacy of Black style in mainstream fashion.
Are you heading to Cuba this March break? Think carefully before you bring home your souvenirs. Many of them contain old racist imagery.
Do you turn to a wine expert to help you chose your bottle of wine? Wine experts may have different evaluations depending on the school of thought in which they were trained.
Winner of the 2019 Oscar for best picture, Green Book highlights the history of racism in America and has lessons for today.
The new film from Moonlight writer and director Barry Jenkins delivers on high expectations.