X Marks the Spot – A history of collaboration in art and fashion
From Dali x Schiaparelli to Kusama x Louis Vuitton, fashion and art collaborations go way back. As Fashion Week begins, discover the history behind some of the most iconic cultural collaborations.
Bridging the gap: how 50 years of hip-hop has changed the artworld
This is the story all about how hip-hop and art have propelled each other to global domination. From graffiti on the streets of the Bronx to record breaking auction results, hip-hop giants continue to make waves in the artworld.
Are graffiti tags the purest art form?
Tagging offers no reward beyond the rush of its creation, and the chance to be part of something bigger.
Art in the Age of Femme Pleasure
As Janelle Monáe’s new album heralds the age of pleasure, femme visual artists are also imagining sexualities liberated from the male gaze.
Is racism the price we pay for representation?
Tschabalala Self’s sculpture was vandalised by racists who painted her skin white – symbolically erasing exactly what it was intended to represent.
Are NFTs queerer than we think?
When it comes to diversity, NFTs don’t have the best rep. But the good news is that countless underground and established queer artists are embracing this relatively young art history.
I feel like Pablo
Kanye West named Pablo Picasso as one of his role models, but the two of them have more than art in common. What do we do about our problematic faves? Can you separate the art from the artist?
The Guerrilla Girls: Four Decades of Disruption
From the streets to the Supreme Court, the punk feminist art collective are still fighting for social justice in the art world and beyond.
When will the dots stop, Louis Vuitton?
Bags, billboards and Bella Hadid. The commodification of Yayoi Kusama.