The Whitney Museum’s “Fast Forward” To ’80s Paintings Was Nostalgia For The Underground Soul

by C.S. Jobson When you think of art, as in paintings, sculptures, and illustrations, from the 1980s, three names come to mind for the general public: Andy Warhol, Jean-Michel Basquiat, and Keith Haring. Warhol continued to create artwork for clients and celebrities, including the cover of Diana Ross‘ 1982 album Silk Electric but had delved further into becoming a media and TV personality. He headlined two … Continue reading The Whitney Museum’s “Fast Forward” To ’80s Paintings Was Nostalgia For The Underground Soul

Feminism, From The Je ne sais quoi of Dita Von Teese, Is A Beautiful Thing

The art of burlesque is a bit disregarded in the mainstream limelight. If not for the magnetic pull of Dita Von Teese, who has expounded her love for vintage beauty, dress, and entertainment into an impressive career, burlesque and the cabaret aesthetic would remain an extreme novelty for an already extremely niche audience. It’s not even in competition with the hypersexual nature of today’s Instagram … Continue reading Feminism, From The Je ne sais quoi of Dita Von Teese, Is A Beautiful Thing

Why The Term “Multiracial” Triggers In The Black Community

by C. Shardae Jobson After reading the casting call for Kanye West’s season 4 Yeezy collection, set to premiere during New York Fashion Week this month, a pursed smile developed when I came across the word, or term, “multiracial.” And it was only because of the type of request it was embedded in: “MULTIRACIAL GIRLS ONLY.” Ooh boy, here we go. pic.twitter.com/o8sB124An3 — KANYE WEST … Continue reading Why The Term “Multiracial” Triggers In The Black Community