politics

Culture
Culture

Dennis Rodman Was a Harbinger of This Golden and Hellish Age of Celebrity-Dominated Politics

In an age of social media and ever-escalating spectacle, the state would love us to keep paying attention.
Travis Diehl
8.10.18
sex scenes
sex scenes

Sex Scenes: Capitalism Ruined Cuckoldry

The myth of Aphrodite caught cheating by her husband Hephaestus with Ares offers a distinction between cuckoldry play and the nationalist, right-wing paranoia of emasculation.
Rachel Rabbit White
7.11.18
Art
Art

Native Artists are Fighting and Creating in the Shadow of #NODAPL

Michelle Latimer and Laura Ortman collaborated on a hybrid screening-performance that explored the contested, abused, but fully alive landscape of Standing Rock.
Meg Whiteford
6.29.18
Magazine
Magazine

Martin Margiela Creates a Flag for Peace

Exclusively for GARAGE No. 13, Martin Margiela created a flag that flutters for peace.
Martin Margiela
6.29.18
Art
Art

Monsters on the Roof of The Met? Huma Bhabha Explains it All

It’s all golems, aliens, and never-ending war. Bring your folks!
Jane Ursula Harris
6.15.18
Art
Art

This New Music Doc Is like Spinal Tap By Way of the Enlightenment

Laura Parnes’s film follows a community of NYC musicians and artists staying the course in an era of Trump and tragedy.
Paige Katherine Bradley
6.11.18
Music
Music

“Bitch, I’m the Mayor!”: Imagining the Cardi B Platform

The inimitable “Bodak Yellow” rapper has made a lot of political comments, and we’ve put together a platform that could get her vote.
Erin Schwartz
6.7.18
Art
Art

Butterflies are Borderless, Unlike People

An exhibition of native and brown artists in Miami reflects on the contrast between natural patterns of migration and the circulation violently enforced by colonialism.
Monica Uszerowicz
6.1.18
Film
Film

Trans Experience Is Not Raw Material

Furries, trans identity, and native politics have more in common than you'd think.
Charlie Markbreiter
4.27.18
Art
Art

Against All Odds: Radical Latin American Women Artists

A new show at the Brooklyn Museum surveys decades of resistance and creation by female artists who have been overlooked by art historians.
Sarah Valdez
4.26.18
Fashion
Fashion

Judge in Michael Cohen Case Is Pragmatic, Fair—and a Fashion Icon

Senior U.S. District Judge Kimba Wood has a fantastic wardrobe of spirited classics.
Rachel Tashjian
4.26.18
Books
Books

Knitting Is Soft and Crafty—and Subversive, Chaotic, and Political

Two recent books look at the emotional comforts and political possibilities of textiles.
Haley Mlotek
4.9.18