The Beauty, and Need, of Long-Form

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There is beauty in the art of long-form writing. In the rush of modern society, we must not forget this.

To the Trolls of the Internet

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Artist Shane Koyczan speaks to the trolls we’ve all had to face.

Queer History 101: Pioneers in the U.S. and Europe

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Censorship measures in the 20th century sought to limit the depiction of same-sex relationships. Not everyone went along with the rules.

Bizarre Double Standards

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Men don’t generally have to worry about being called sluts because we invented the word to put down women.

World War I and the Loss of Artistic Innocence

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The huge influence World War I on poetry is well known, and often discussed. But what about the visual arts?

Meet the Naked Photographer

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Trevor Christensen gets amazing, honest pictures from his subjects with a technique that you’d never expect.

Breathe: The Air of the Moment

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Living, breathing, being. Life should be that simple.

Male Pole Dancer as Metaphor for Masculinity

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Do male pole dancers point a metaphorical finger in the direction of mature masculinity?

What’s Blood Got to Do With It?

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Co-founder of FOLX, Justin Levesque, discusses using arts to create inclusiveness at the crossroads of illness, masculinity, and identity.

The Antique Cast

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Dean Kostos brings together Abstract Expressionism and the beauty of the male form.

IKEA Instructions For Making Your Favorite Horror Movie Villains

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As first reported by Mikaela Rakos, Illustrator Ed Harrington makes it simple to create pop culture villains

Veteran Actor/Director: Richard Attenborough, Dies Age 90

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The passing of an icon of cinema is marked today.

What Steven Liu’s Art Can Do for Everyone

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Steven Liu is an artist at Creativity Explored. His art expands what we think people are capable of.

10 Gifts a Dad Should Teach His Daughter

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10 gifts a daughter will treasure forever, no matter her age.

The Last of the Neon Sign Makers

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Todd Sanders and his glowing craft.

Dear Son, Embrace Your Creative Gift

"The Transfiguration" by Raphael

When Charles Hale realizes his son is discovering his creative side, he does the only thing he can. He encourages him to cultivate and cherish it.