Traditional Japanese masks are some of the most interesting and historically connected masks in the world. Here are some types you should know about.
Pornography or erotic art? Sometimes, the lines aren’t as clean cut as you’d expect.
There are quite a few conspiracy theories about the Denver Airport, most of them probably untrue. But the story of Blucifer, the demon horse that killed its creator, is 100% fact.
Everyone knows the American Gothic painting with the pair of farmers, one holding the iconic pitchfork. But what made that painting so famous?
Tim Burton characters have been criticized as being too scary but that’s never stopped the director from making endearingly creepy gothic characters.
Renowned English artist Damien Hirst has just released an NFT-based project called The Currency that is making buyers choose between NFTs and physical artworks.
You’ve heard of writers like Ray Bradbury or movie directors like Ridley Scott. These are the founding fathers of sci-fi art.
Africanfuturism is an Afrocentric fictional sub-genre that has grown in popularity in recent years. Here are some of the Africanfuturism books you should totally check out.
Whether or not you’re a fan of ink, you might be surprised by some of these prominent historical figures who had tattoos.
Here are 15 sources for free Black Lives Matter posters and wallpaper art you can use to spread the message that Black Lives Matter and support the movement.
African novels are testaments to how diverse, unique, and multifaceted the African continent is. They deal with varying concepts, struggles, resistance, and cultural issues. The vibrancy of older and contemporary African literature cannot be brushed aside. On one hand, you have novels that are a part of ongoing literary experimentations. On the other, you have […]
In the early scenes of the Marvel blockbuster Black Panther, supervillain Erik Killmonger is seen surveying the African collection at the Museum of Great Britain. Killmonger corrects the exhibition’s patronizing white female curator about the origin of an axe. He says: “It was taken by British soldiers in Benin, but it’s from Wakanda. Don’t trip […]
What has brought Lil Darkie to such prominence on platforms like SoundCloud, Reddit, and Tik Tok is the way he combines jarring and aggressive lyrical images with an insightful underlying meaning.
You’ve probably heard of Lagos. It’s the most populous city in Africa with more than 21 million people. From its size, you can see that it’s multi-layered, multicultural, and everything but a city for anyone searching for peace and quiet. The boisterous energy is felt the moment you step into the city. The city calls […]
It’s no secret that 2020 was potentially the worst year in human history. From the beginning of the year to the end, the landslide of unfortunate events seemed to get more and more ridiculous with every passing day. Luckily, we made it to the other side, and I hope everyone out there is as happy […]
Today, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring, and Kenny Scharf are some of the most recognizable names in the world of art. In 2017, Basquiat’s untitled painting of a skull sold at a Sotheby’s auction for $110.5 million, the highest price ever paid for a work by a U.S. artist. The artwork of Keith Haring has become […]