All posts tagged symbolic

http://edition.cnn.com/2017/03/31/us/gilbert-baker-rainbow-flag-dies/

The Rainbow Flag and its Creator

Unfortunately this past week, the creator of the rainbow flag, Gilbert Baker, passed away. As I hope most of you are aware this flag has become emblematic of the LGBT+ […]

Photograph by Rose Othol, Makeup by Toni Derry

Questioning Beauty Standards: The Politics of Afro Hair

The culture of beauty standards within the black community are heavily charged, and therefore require a nuanced approach when looking within the cultural dynamics. Recently, I have noticed a positive […]

http://whitney.org/Exhibitions/NjidekaAkunyiliCrosby

Victoria Miro Gallery Presents Njideka Akunyili Crosby: Portals

Njideka Akunyili Crosby, a Los Angeles-based artist who relocated from Nigeria to the USA when she was sixteen, intuitively draws on historical, political and personal references within her artwork. This […]