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September 14, 2018

Censorship of the arts helps governments keep populations in check. In the early 2010’s, the Russian government passed a law that banned disseminating gay propaganda. In response, the general population posted pictures of President Vladimir wearing makeup, dressed as a...

April 21, 2018

On April 2017, before Bill Cosby’s retrial day 1, Nicolle Rochelle, 39, who had made a few appearances in The Cosby Show in the 90’s appeared topless as Cosby walked by. Her body showing the words “Women’s Lives Matter”, “Femen”, and the names of multiple accusers also...

October 5, 2017

Who would have thought that the Little Mermaid would amass such great controversy in the country of Denmark?

The Little Mermaid statue in Copenhagen, Denmark, was commissioned by Carl Jacobsen of Carlsberg beer as a gift to the city. Based on the Danish author Hans Ch...

September 12, 2017

The Charlottesville white nationalist rally in August made international news for its pure outrageousness and the strong emotions it often evoked. Hundreds of tiki-torch-wielding far-right protesters marched through a University of Virginia campus chanting a chorus of...

July 28, 2016

This is a photo I recently took in Tijuana, Mexico. The mural on the left side depicts an authoritarian governmental figure that exploits the general public despite the public's objection. Murals like the ones depicted and even those that do not communicate political m...

July 22, 2016

It is legal to desecrate the US flag since the ruling of the Supreme Court in Texas v. Johnson in 1989. Desecration of the US flag is protected under the First Amendment that protects freedom of speech. However, on July 4, 2016, Bryton Mellot was arrested for desecrati...

December 2, 2015

Art is often used as a sign of protests and some of the best protests are the simplest. One of those very protests is occurring in Paris right now. The protest is for the United Nation’s Paris Climate Summit and the art is 20,000 shoes.

This United Nation’s Climate Sum...

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