Tag: art

Painting (Ophelia by Delacroix). Self-portrait

“Identity Doesn’t Exist” —Kimiko Yoshida

“There is no search for identity in my work. I know that identity doesn’t exist. There are only infinite layers of me. If I peel them back, like the skin of an onion, there will be nothing underneath.” —Kimiko Yoshida

Georgia O'Keeffe, Padded Kimono (Tanzen), circa 1960s-70s. Silk with woven black and gray stripe.

New Georgia O’Keeffe Exhibition Presents Her Life as Art

For most, the name Georgia O’Keeffe summons images of the bright floral close-ups for which the artist is best known. While those paintings were central to O’Keeffe’s rise in the American art world in the 1920s and 1930s, they make up a surprisingly small percentage of her life’s work.

Marilyn Minter's Green Lights

Green Lights by Marilyn Minter

Marilyn Minter is an American artist currently living and working in New York City. She collaborated with Miley Cyrus to support Planned Parenthood of New York City.

Seamstress by Emily Wallis Hughes and Counting Sheep by Beth Hoeckel

Poem: Seamstress by Emily Wallis Hughes

Emily Wallis Hughes is a California-born poet currently pursuing an MFA at New York University, where she is a Writers in the Public Schools Fellow. Her poems have been published in Gigantic Magazine and Sacramento News & Review, and anthologized in Burning the Little Candle (Ad Lumen Press).

Maïmouna Guerresi, Adji Baifall Minaret, Stux Gallery

Art by Maïmouna Guerresi

Maïmouna Guerresi is a photographer, sculptor, and video and installation artist. She lives and works in Verona and Milan, Italy, and regularly travels to Dakar, Senegal. An Italian-born artist who converted to Islam and joined the Murid Muslim community in Senegal, Africa, her work now explores cultural diversity, Islamic spirituality and mysticism, and the roots between mother and child.

Leah Schrager, from series Infinity Selfie

Three Questions with Leah Schrager

Leah Schrager is a woman of her times. Using social media as her gallery, Schrager’s art explores digital identity, celebrity culture & the almighty selfie.