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Oscar Wilde, Green Carnations

Janine Mae Dela Cueva

Queer Representation in Visual Arts

Past struggles and harsh realities of the queer lifestyle can be seen through a plethora of artistic works from previous generations that are still being uncovered today. Looking back, it’s...

The maze of booths at the Miami convention center. Photo by Samantha Fencil.

Mia Stern

What’s in a Fair?

Art fairs are portrayed as glamorous reunions, filled with A-listers, money, and high fashion—all of this is true. If we dissipate the art world aura though, they are also very...

The book cover of Edward Said's "Orientalism" in 1978 (photo from pocolit.com). The book gives insight on Said's research of what Orientalism is.

Rosella Parra

Asian Women and Culture in Orientalism

During the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, Orientalism was a popular trend in art where Western artists painted representations of Asian and Middle Eastern cultures within their work. For the art...

Big Red Boot. Image from MFH.

Emma Livingston

Something Needs to Be Said: MSCHF Big Red Boot

In February 2023, we were inundated with all things red, and I mean, it is the month of love after all, right? So, when American art collective MSCHF (pronounced Mischief)...

Make Way for the Black Madonna

Gigi Penn

Make Way for the Black Madonna

Black women, no matter their age or status, are in a constant battle for their autonomy. We explore contemporary Black woman ushering in a new era of embodying “elevated” art...

Basic leather belt.

Emma Livingston

Are Belts Back?: the Answer Is Yes…but Let’s Ta...

The belt. An accessory? A tool? Just another article of clothing? Generally, it is a leather, say an inch-and-a-half-wide piece of clothing resting at our hips, holding up a pair...

Keith Haring pictured at his Pop Shop in 1886

Emma Livingston

Is a Sweatshirt Just a Sweatshirt Anymore?: Kei...

Should artists continue dipping into an increasingly consumerist art world and collaborate with large companies? If so, should these companies be required to have equitable working conditions for employees and...