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The photobook capturing a decade of dissent in contemporary art

The Art of Protest is an ode to the artists who have harnessed the power of political activism.
Jenna Mahale

The landmark 70s artist program that shaped American culture forever

Over 20,000 artists – including some now legendary photographers – secured full-time employment through a federally funded arts project.
Miss Rosen

Portraits that capture the creative spirit of 80s New York

Tom Warren documented the downtown art scene, when life in the East Village was a haze of parties, gallery openings and activism.
Emma Russell
The Out Of The Blue Issue

Nick Waplington captures the present & future of the art world

From Catherine Opie to Delfin Finley, artists working in LA, New York and London tell us about their daily routines.
i-D Staff

See Art Basel Miami Beach through the eyes of Michèle Lamy

The living legend talks us through her time at the prestigious art week, from NFTs to parties with Offset and Virgil Abloh's final Louis Vuitton show.
Mahoro Seward

Michaela Stark’s new designs morph the body to alien extremes

The artist and designer discusses Stark Naked, an NSFW exhibition of new work in collaboration with Sølve Sundsbø in Paris.
Sophie Wilson

Grace Wales Bonner on the Tate's landmark Caribbean art exhibition

The London-based artist and designer discusses the significance of 'Life Between Islands', and unpacks the work she's contributed to the show.
Mahoro Seward
The Darker Issue

Arthur Jafa photographs his friends, inspirations and collaborators

A selection of portraits by the groundbreaking artist and cultural commentator from his guest-edited winter 2021 issue of i-D.
Arthur Jafa

How Virgil Abloh shaped the course of visual culture

We pay tribute to the maverick artist's most significant contributions to the worlds of contemporary fashion, art and design.
Joe Bobowicz
The Darker Issue

Artist Aaron Gilbert on circumventing the rules of capitalism

The Brooklyn-based Cuban-American painter talks to us about the spirituality ever-present in his work.
Gavin Brown
The Darker Issue

Linda Bryant on Blackness, the Black church and spirituality

The filmmaker, activist and gallery founder believes we need to respect and appreciate the Black church, specifically the women within it.
Marielle Ingram
The Darker Issue

Shikeith Cathey on creating closeness in a socially-distanced world

The artist talks to us about self-care, crafting intimacy and his new experimental opera on the psychic wounds that haunt black men.
Cherise Smith