Mark Mothersbaugh + Beatie Wolfe’s “Postcards for Democracy” Project

Support the country's crucial postal service and create a collective work of art at the same time

Equal parts political, creative, playful and practical, Mark Mothersbaugh and Beatie Wolfe’s Postcards for Democracy calls for tangible public interest and action in saving the USPS—an essential civic institution and fundamental element of the United States. Whether one sees it as sabotage or a misguided lack of funding, the demise of the postal service will lead to a catastrophic election, as millions around the country …

Interview: Artist Hank Willis Thomas

The prolific artist on his retrospective, "All Things Being Equal," as it makes its final stop in Cincinnati

Black lives matter. While this chant began in 2013 as a response to the murder of teenager Trayvon Martin, it’s a sentiment steeped in the USA’s history and one that artist Hank Willis Thomas has been exploring for two decades. His work takes a careful look at the messages we intercept every day—from advertising to sports to art and beyond—and reconfigures it to expose some …

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

An essay on the Compton Cowboys, a documentary about disco icon Sylvester, advice for recent graduates and more

An Ongoing List of Black-Owned Art Spaces Around the World With 85+ spaces so far, Dazed Digital’s ongoing list of Black-owned galleries, museums and art spaces includes locations all over—from London to Lagos. Another industry in which systemic oppression and racism quietly festers, the art world sees “no shortage of the works of Black artists being exhibited, sold, and auctioned, but there remains a disparity …