German artist/graphic designer Zhi-Yun Zhang morphs some of today’s most prominent rappers, pop stars, and singers into our favorite cartoon characters.
TIME Magazine’s “100 Most Influential People” 2014 list includes Beyoncé, Richard Sherman, Steve McQueen, Kerry Washington, Pharrell Williams, Matthew McConaughey, Keegan-Michael Key, Jordan Peele, and Serena Williams.
Painter Alvin Black III will showcase his intimate portraits at “ALIVE,” an exhibit at Chicago’s IPaintMyMind Gallery @ Green Exchange from May 15th through June 10th.
For her ‘Art for Freedom’ project for the month of April, Madonna has chosen singer and actress Miley Cyrus as the guest curator.
The United States Postal Service has released a limited edition Forever Stamp honoring rock legend Jimi Hendrix (1942-1970) and his legacy as part of its Music Icons series.
Now through March 30th, the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts will display Kosisochukwu Nnebe’s latest project, ‘M(other)nity,’ which focuses on the modern black woman, respectability politics, and black women in media.
NYC-based sculptor Peter Reginato will be showing recent abstract works at the Andre Zarre Gallery in the West Village, starting March 11th with an opening reception on March, 13th.
Puerto Rican muralist Alexis Diaz and Argentinian street artist JAZ (Franco Fasoli) have teamed up for their premiere collaborative exhibit, “La Linea,” at London’s RexRomae gallery in Shoreditch.
American Ballet Theatre’s sole Black ballerina Misty Copeland, whose memoir is out March 4th, is profiled in Teen Vogue’s March 2014 issue.
Artist Illumistrations brings Janelle Monáe’s sci-fi alter-ego Cindi Mayweather to life in his latest piece titled after the singer’s current album, The Electric Lady.
Google is helping the internet celebrate the life and legacy of Zora Neale Hurston (January 7, 1891 – January 28, 1960) — “the most significant, most prolific Black woman writer of the first half of the 21st century.”
Not sure if Sara Golish was listening to the Ella Fitzgerald or Barbra Streisand/Johnny Mathis version of the song when she created ‘The shadow of your smile,’ but it’s a gorgeous new print by the Toronto-based visual artist.
Preceded by over 60 years of racist cartoon depictions of Black people, the 1970s marked an animated revolution that changed the way Black children saw themselves. ‘Funky Turns 40,’ a traveling retrospective exhibit will celebrate this legacy at Harlem’s Schomburg Center starting February 5th.
Rapper Childish Gambino and artist Sam Spratt have joined forces once again, this time on the poster for Gambino’s ‘Because The Internet’ — the title of his newly released album and accompanying screenplay.
“radioactive.” is the latest stunning self-portrait by Spanish photographer Cristina Otero.
George Clooney covers W Magazine’s annual Art Issue (December/January) in a look that has Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama written all over it!
Houston Arts Alliance presents “Speak,” an exhibition of sculptures by the late Lee Littlefield. A guerilla sculptor in the 90s until developing a relationship with the Texas Department of Transportation, Littlefield made contemporary sculpture in Houston for over 15 years.
Like it or not, New York City is changing and the culture is changing with it. That message was sent loud and clear by John Wolkoff, owner of 5 Pointz, an outdoor graffiti art space that was painted white on Tuesday morning.
On November 23rd, Harlem’s Dwyer Cultural Center will host the the Caribbean Contemporary Art Exhibition and a panel discussion titled, “Examining the Caribbean Presence in Harlem.”