Viewfinder: Pop-Up Installations Depicting Crying Children in Cages Appear in New York City
Police take away a pop-up art installation depicting a small child curled up underneath a foil survival blanket in a chain-link cage.
Thirty Years After Tiananmen Square, Hong Kong Artist Perry Dino Is Chronicling His City's Struggle for Democracy
Perry Dino is capturing Hong Kong's demonstrations against the mainland in a series of unique and powerful paintings.
Creating Art Can Bring Neural and Spiritual Benefits
Returning to art after 25 years of being a working mother has changed the way I see the world—and myself.
Why Gen Z Isn't Content With Traditional Museum-Viewing
Social institutions that nourish the arts need to offer young people aesthetic experiences that reflect their lived experiences.
American Museum Collections Are Overwhelmingly White and Male
An analysis of the artists represented in the permanent collections of America's major art museums finds three-quarters of them are white men.
How Havana's Street Artists Are Adapting to a Rise in Censorship
Threatened by authorities, Cuban street artists are finding resourceful ways to continue their work: on garbage, on bicycle taxis, and on the underground Cuban Internet.
Pop Music Lyrics Are More Violent Than Those in Hip-Hop
New research finds that contemporary songs in both genres are the most likely to contain violent imagery.
We're Accepting Applications for the 2019–2020 Pacific Standard Audience & Engagement Fellowship Class
We're currently looking for two fellows, one focused on visuals and one focused on social media and engagement, to join us for a one-year program starting in July.
Author and Illustrator MariNaomi Examines the Lives of Complex Characters
We spoke to MariNaomi about what she recommends reading, watching, and listening to.
Viewfinder: Austria's Capital City Celebrates Vienna Modernism
Visitors stand on a suspended bridge to take a closer look at paintings by Austrian painter Gustav Klimt at the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna.
Viewfinder: New York City's Fearless Girl Gets a New Home
A child stands alongside the Fearless Girl after a ceremony unveiling the statue's new permanent location outside the New York Stock Exchange on December 10th, 2018.
Capturing the Precarious Beauty of the Ice on the Great Lakes
Multimedia artist Julia Christensen took video cameras to Lake Erie to document the ice that keeps the lake healthy—and what its absence could mean in the future.
Your Taste in Art Helps Predict Your Support for Brexit
A different type of post-election analysis finds an aesthetic divide in the United Kingdom.
Viewfinder: The Weeping Window Exhibition Finishes Its U.K. Tour
Composed of several thousand handmade ceramic poppies, the sculpture honors those lost in World War I, which ended 100 years ago next month.
Searching for the True Price of Public Paintings in Oakland
Sorell Raino-Tsui helps connect Oakland's muralists with customers who can pay them fairly for their work. But what if he's helping hasten gentrification?
The Link Between Creativity and Emotional Intelligence
New research finds the ability to recognize and manage feelings is beneficial to the creative process.
PS Picks: Geoff Dyer on the Photography of Garry Winogrand
PS Picks is a selection of the best things that the magazine's staff and contributors are reading, watching, or otherwise paying attention to in the worlds of art, politics, and culture.