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.
Ending Mass Incarceration Could Be As Simple As Ending Cash Bail
While Donald Trump's "America First" agenda is among the most polarizing in U.S. history, there's rare consensus on both sides of the aisle that on one issue where America is "first," we're losing. The United States incarcerates more people per capita than virtually any other country in the world. Robin Steinberg, CEO of The Bail Project and founder of The Bronx Defenders, wants to change this.
Don't Mistake Selling for Selling Out: Meet Artist Edward Granger
If 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.