Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Hires Conservative Cartoonist to Replace Trump Critic

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette hired conservative cartoonist Steven Kelley to replace Rob Rogers, who was fired four months ago for publishing a series of anti-Trump political cartoons. The paper has attracted much negative attention for censoring political expressions it does not agree with. After working for the paper for 34 years, Rogers found it increasingly difficult to publish his cartoons ever since the start of Trump’s presidency.     Before Trump, the paper might reject one or two of his cartoons every year. Beginning this year, however, the paper spiked 19…

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Meet South Africa’s Wax Sculptor

Famed French artist Madame Tussaud is known for her wax sculptures and, of course, for founding London’s wax museum in 1835. Artists today are inspired by her vision. The London native draws fans from all over the world to see their favorite figures brought to life. Most recently, her legacy has landed in Africa. Lungelo Gumede of Durban is making a name for himself as a visual artist after being inspired by Madame Tussaud’s work. Gumede visited the wax museum in New York in 2012 and discovered a new passion.…

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Profile: Safaa Mazirh

Photographers have the awesome responsibility of transforming reality into something which people do not ordinarily see. Whether this transformation is intended to be social commentary, is intended for utilitarian purposes, or is simply art for art’s sake, photographers’ gifts are something to be coveted. Not everyone has the skill of seeing beauty or abstraction in the world. Photographers demonstrate the subjectivity of reality.   Moroccan-born photographer, 32-year-old Saffa Mazirh, imaginatively channels her vision of the world into her work. Fascinated with the body’s movement, Mazirh has worked with several theatre and dance companies.…

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Art Talk: Emerging Artists Give a Look at the Future of Art

On Thursday, the Art Talk exhibit was held in New York City, highlighigting a few notable up and coming artists. The event was organized by Daniel Perez, a marketing student from Berkeley. This event was put together to showcase and speak with artists from New York in a pop-art gallery fashion in an avenue not usually open to the public. Given the fact that it was coordinated by a student, the event itself focuses on creating dialogue between young students and accomplished artists, creating a path to the future for…

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The Gucci x Dapper Dan Collection Launches Worldwide

Fashion conscious people with an affinity for Gucci can rejoice because the luxury-Italian brand recently made their Dapper-Dan collection available worldwide. A tribute to 80s and 90s hip-hop style, the collection features Gucci’s signature aesthetic with the Harlem designer Dapper Dan’s bold-expressive embellishments. The Dapper-Dan collection features street-style apparel pieces and accessories for men and women ranging from jackets, bombers, denim, pants and sweatshirts to sneakers, jewelry, socks and backpacks. A self-proclaimed street hustler and maverick, Dapper Dan born Daniel Day got his start selling clothes out of his car…

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