• Kara Walker – African-American

    Kara Walker (born November 26, 1969) is a contemporary African-American artist who explores race, gender, sexuality, violence and identity in her work. She is best known for her room-size of black cut-paper silhouettes. Walker lives in New York and is on the faculty of the MFA program at Columbia University. Personal website.  Biography Walker was born in Stockton, California in 1969. Her retired father, Larry Walker, is a formally educated artist, [...]
  • Robert Mapplethorpe – American Photographer

    Robert Mapplethorpe (/ˈmeɪpəlˌθɔrp/; November 4, 1946 – March 9, 1989) was an American photographer, known for his sometimes controversial large-scale, highly stylized black and white photography. His work featured an array of subjects, including celebrity portraits, male and female nudes, self-portraits and still-life images of flowers. His most controversial work is that of the undergroundbondage and sadomasochistic BDSM scene in the late 1960s [...]
  • Way Before Kim Kardashian’s Butt Broke the Internet, There Was Iris Chacon

      Written by Andrew S. Vargas November 20, 2014 - SOURCE It seems 2014 will go down in history as the year mainstream American society discovered a long-held secret of the Latin community: nalgas. Sure, since the days of J-Lo there has been a brewing interest in the mysterious, exotic attractions of the trasero, but now with [...]