NYC’s International Human Rights Art Festival Makes a Timely Appearance

With tensions in politics and in the streets high in a way they haven’t been since the Civil Rights era, New York City’s first International Human Rights Art Festival is coming exactly when it’s needed. Curated by producer Tom Block, the event will take place over three days and showcase more than 150 artists at […]

IMG Signs Hijab-Wearing Model Halima Aden

Nineteen-year-old Halima Aden probably never imagined, as she was growing up in a Kenyan refugee camp, that she would one day be a world-class model. But she is, thanks to a series of fortunate events. First, she made headlines in November 2016 when she competed in Minnesota’s Miss USA competition while wearing a hijab, and […]

Cuba Won’t Loan Art to Bronx Museum After All

The “Wild Noise/Ruido Salvaje” American/Cuban art exhibit at the Bronx Museum of the Arts will go on, but not quite as planned. In 2015, the Bronx Museum lent more than 80 pieces from its permanent collection to the National Museum of Fine Arts in Havana, Cuba. The loan, which included original photographs by Andy Warhol […]

George Orwell’s “1984” Back In High Demand

Some say truth is stranger than fiction, and some get worried when they think the truth is starting to look like fiction. Since President Donald Trump’s inauguration last week, George Orwell’s 1984, a classic story about a dystopian future in what is no longer the United States of America, has become a much talked about […]