NYC Artist Sanford Biggers' Work Needs to be Talked About
Interdisciplinary artist Sanford Biggers' work is as powerful as it is timely. From quilts inspired by those used along the Underground Railroad to an etching made from drawings of an 18th century slave vessel, Biggers' work stuns even as it provokes discomfort at the thought that something whose origins are so dark could also be so beautiful.
Meet the Photographer Behind These Photos of Afghan and Irani Youth
After spending two years capturing youth culture in her native Iran, Kiana Hayeri relocated to war-torn Kabul, Afghanistan to document the progressive youth movement but also the dark uncertainly that has resulted from a generation born under war. Her photos are a stirring reminder that a youthful zest for life can be found in the most unexpected of places.
Don't Mistake Selling for Selling Out: Meet Artist Edward Granger
f you came across Louisiana-born, New York-based artist Edward Granger, 26, standing next to one of his murals or installations you wouldn't know where to look first. His art, obsessively stenciled geometric patterns in pastels and neon, is a sharp contrast from a city obsessed with black. But that's not all that sets him apart. He's also hot. And he's not afraid to use his looks and charm to advance his career.