Let’s take a look at the man who invented the wonderfully unnecessary concept of the Rube Goldberg machine.
6 Trippy Drawings From Even Trippier Artists on Instagram
Here are 6 trippy drawings from some incredible artists on Instagram that you should totally follow.
Award-Winning Photographer Baz Bailey Talks About His Roots, His Work, and the Black Trans Experience in South Africa
Meet Baz Bailey, the photographer and cinematographer using visual language to tell stories by and for the LGBTQ community in South Africa.
Types of Traditional Japanese Masks and What They Represent
Traditional Japanese masks are some of the most interesting and historically connected masks in the world. Here are some types you should know about.
Turns Out, We’ve Always Loved Nudes: The Controversial History of Erotic Art
Pornography or erotic art? Sometimes, the lines aren’t as clean cut as you’d expect.
Why Does Everyone Recognize That American Gothic Painting?
Everyone knows the American Gothic painting with the pair of farmers, one holding the iconic pitchfork. But what made that painting so famous?
Down the Rabbit Hole: A Closer Look at the Design and Concept of Iconic Tim Burton Characters
Tim Burton characters have been criticized as being too scary but that’s never stopped the director from making endearingly creepy gothic characters.
Damien Hirst’s The Currency Forces Buyers to Choose Between Art and NFTs
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.
Sci-Fi Art: The Founding Fathers of the Genre
You’ve heard of writers like Ray Bradbury or movie directors like Ridley Scott. These are the founding fathers of sci-fi art.
10 Africanfuturism Novels You Should Totally Check Out
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.
10 Historical Figures With Surprising Tattoos
Whether or not you’re a fan of ink, you might be surprised by some of these prominent historical figures who had tattoos.
10 African Novels You Should Check Out Today
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 […]
Benin Bronzes: What’s Going On in Western Museums?
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 […]
Here’s Why Lil Darkie’s Inflammatory Lyrics and Dark Cartoons Are Blowing Up
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.
Top 10 Things To Do In Lagos
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 […]
The Year 2020 in Limericks
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 […]