How can we save art from the soul-crushing dynamics that our extreme inequality imposes?
Muralist Mehdi Ghadyanloo is the first Iranian artist to do work commissioned by municipal authorities in both Iran and the United States.
The deeply unequal art world’s current economic model simply isn’t working, as the story of one public art effort demonstrates quite clearly.
Here is one artist’s attempt to reconstruct what the Iraq War destroyed.
Foreign policy is too important to leave to the “professionals.” Through art and culture, we can all work to make the world a better place.
Visual artist Arko Datto combines satellite images and text to paint a picture of migrant workers’ lives in the Arabian Peninsula — and his findings aren’t pretty.
Since the Arab Spring, artists have helped to foster a more vibrant civil society and pointed the way toward more durable democratic institutions.
Media Advisory Poem: Split This Rock Poetry Festival: Poems of Provocation & Witness Brings Poetry of the 99% to Nation’s Capital
Split This Rock is coming soon!
A poetry festival to make you swoon.
March twenty-second through twenty-fifth
Poems by and for the ninety-nine percent.
A Vietnamese-American artist who arrived in the United States with one son and one shoe seeks to capture the debate on immigration in a huge mural.
A British artist offers citizenship to all in his new island country.
In the heart of San Francisco, a newly unveiled mural draws attention to the plight of two-thirds of migrant youth who are left out of the conversation on immigration reform.
DC event is part of “100 Thousand Poets for Change” global event with over 600 poetry events across the world.
Ai Weiwei has challenged the Chinese authorities with his art and his Tweets — who will win this political tug-of-war?
The wall that divides Israel and the occupied Palestinian territories is ugly and oppressive. It is far from a work of art. But now it is the subject of art.
The exhibition, “Artists in Exile: Forgotten Iraqi Refugees in Syria,” seeks to bridge cultural gaps between the United States and Arab and Middle Eastern countries.