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The painter blending Gospel spirituality and abstract portraiture

Brooklyn native Genesis Tramaine's paintings explore themes of insanity, sexuality, blackness and the inhumane.
Mahoro Seward
4.1.20
Art

Meet the women artists diversifying the nude

Bianca Nemelc, Monica Hernandez, Hiba Schahbaz and Nadia Waheed's paintings celebrate the body in all shapes, colors and sizes.
Emma Russell
3.10.20
Art

The artist capturing the pleasures and pains of life in Mozambique

Fresh from painting the cover of Vogue Italia’s sustainability issue, Cassi Namoda's London solo show is a must-see.
Mahoro Seward
1.29.20
News

Britney Spears is getting her first-ever art show in France

The pop star's masterpieces will be on display later this month.
Nicole DeMarco
1.13.20
Culture

hamishi farah’s painting of dana schutz’s son exposes the art world’s white fragility

Presented at LISTE in Basel, the artist’s response to Dana Schutz’s Open Casket and the Whitney Biennial controversy, provokes a German magazine’s ire.
Harry Burke and Whitney Mallett
6.20.18
Culture

theresa chromati is creating a world run by carefree black women

And creates soundscapes that explore her characters’ feelings.
André-Naquian Wheeler
1.12.18
Art

toru kamei is the japanese artist working with dior homme

The painter, whose striking vanitas caught the eye of creative director Kris Van Assche, spoke to i-D Japan about what happens when he gets stuck in a creative rut, and what young artists need to know.
i-D Japan
4.24.17
Art

charting the political, social and economic upheaval of 30s america through art

As Grant Wood's American Gothic arrives in England for the first time, we step inside America After the Fall, the brand new exhibition at The Royal Academy.
Matthew Whitehouse
2.23.17
Interviews

​david leggett is the dark, comic art star of underground chicago

His paintings and drawings are elaborate collages that meld icons of black power together with symbols of white racism into a political comment on American culture.
Felix Petty
11.8.16
Culture

​the return of figuration in painting

A new wave of figurative painters are using the body in painting to highlight the sexist politics in art history.
Rózsa Farkas
6.29.16
News

illma gore assaulted by trump supporter over her nude painting

'This type of violence makes creatives feel like we live in a world where our individual creative input isn't safe,' the gender-fluid artist wrote on Instagram over the weekend.
Hannah Ongley
5.3.16
Culture

​why abdullah qandeel is saudi arabia’s unlikely arts saviour

Abdullah Qandeel might be the enfant terrible of Saudi Arabian art -- he's been arrested twice for vandalism -- but he's also doggedly determined, an incredibly talented painter and a cultural progressive trying to make himself heard in a country known...
Karim Khan
4.22.16
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