Is art just art, or does it always stand for something more? Hello Beautiful speaks with the contreversial artist about his latest work.

Basquiat's painting "Untitled," was purchased by Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa during a high-stakes bidding war at Sotheby's.

Cliffannie Forrester is going places. This young, Black female is only 18 and already has a painting hanging in the New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art.

"The Circle of Mothers Project," embodies their love, pain and sacrifice, but also the impact that systematic racism has on Black families.

In the midst of key events like The Global Poverty Projects’ Global Citizen Festival in New York’s Central Park and the Congressional Black Caucus Weekend in Washington, D.C., the Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation gathered over 300 guests from the young New York art scene for their annual Gold Rush Awards.  The Saturday evening event, held at Littlefield in Brooklyn, […]

Cameras followed Kehinde Wiley, a New York-based portrait painter, as he decided to explore the inner and outer beauty of Black women for his latest project. Kehinde is known for his creating portraits of young Black men, showcasing them in a way that mainstream society rarely does: strong, noble, soulful and heroic. He sets them against […]

An artist named Meg Webster is showcasing “Food Stamp Table” at Miami’s Art Basel in the Paula Cooper Gallery and the minimalist art comments on something we already know--people living on food stamps have it hard. If we didn’t know it by now, we knew it when the House passed the heartless bill to cut […]

Performance artist, Nate Hill has created a new piece called, “Trophy Scarves,” where he takes a satirical, tongue-in-cheek approach to addressing interracial dating. Hill told Vice, “There are people who see certain races as status symbols, and someone had to comment on that.” So Nate did. Must Read: How To Create A New Hair Regimen […]

Twin sisters, Melonie and Melorra Green are blazing trails in San Francisco with their dedication to fostering and developing the arts in their community. #TeamBeautiful caught up with these Memphis natives to discuss their road to success and plans for the future. Name, Occupation, Title, Company Name: Melonie J. Green Title/Company: Co-CEO, Infin8 Sync LLC; […]

I’m all for art–self-expression and all, but still life, art and fashion photographer Henry Hargreaves may be taking art to the next level. And not in a good way. Hargreaves has created a wide spectrum of work for commercial clients like Ralph Lauren, V, New York Magazine and in his personal projects like 3DD–a 3D Celebration […]

It is no surprise that there is a strong connection between the arts and academic achievement. However, with so many cutbacks in our school systems and the pressures of raising test scores, art is always the first to go. This is so frustrating to me. Although my daughter is not enrolled in school yet, it is still daunting for me […]

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