Who needs to see Tilda Swinton sleeping in a museum when we can see Reena Katz's exhibit promoting sexual equality that re-imagines John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s iconic bed-ins?
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Being a "Jew in a Box" is just another way to create dialogue.
It is a sad day for art when some random British actress can sleep in a museum for "art" and homeless people have to sleep outside.
PolicyMic chats with film director James Kicklighter about Hollywood's influence on Bollywood and whether local films are being pushed out by global productions.
We can't just call Mindy Kaling a role model for women, or a role model for Indian women. Mindy Kaling goes beyond gender and race to emerge as someone we can all look up to.
Over a thousand people showed up for the vigil in Mumbai, but a thousand people are not enough to stop rape across the country. Much more needs to be done.
Prague is a city steeped in art history and now, for the first time, Prague's art scene is paying homage to street artists. The exhibition "Stuck on the City" asks whether this is right.
What does President Obama's re-election mean for people of color, minorities and immigrant populations around the world?
Too busy watching the main election stage of Obama versus Romney and don't know what missed? What you missed, was women making political history.
Epic lines, voter intimidation, and other tactics may play a role in deciding this year's election between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney.
Angel Haze has skills beyond Nicki Minaj. She's the real thing.
Barack Obama and Mitt Romney faced off in the final presidential debate. Turns out twitter was the most entertaining, yet again.
Solange Knowles is back from her 4-year break with a refreshing music video filmed in Cape Town.
Ai Weiwei cannot be at his first U.S. show (Chinese authorities have his passport), but you should go; even if only to see the art which caused the Chinese government to bulldoze his studio.
Randy Newman's (Grammy winner for 'Toy Story 3') newest song, a political satire called "I'm Dreaming" (of a White President), adds nothing to the debate on race in America.
Perhaps the double standard that black women are held to is slowly being altered with Michelle Obama as “Mommy-in-chief,” or maybe I would just like it to be.
I'll give you a hint - it's not just because she's from California.
As MissRepresentation.org's Margarita Diaz says, “What better way to broaden a little girl’s horizons than to dress up her doll in a stereotyped, hyper-sexualized version of a cultural costume?”
Notable street artist Banksy risks having his art washed away by London authorities on a crackdown against graffiti and street art.
A new Freedom School follows 1960's model of progressive summer program following in the footsteps of a historic education model.
Is this proof of the success of the Arab Spring? Or are these elections just a sham and is democracy still fleeting in Egypt?
With this weekend bringing the Egyptian election, Israeli sources are overwhelmingly in favor of Ahmed Shafiq for a return to Mubarak's policies, rather than a win for the Muslim Brotherhood.
Choosing between two candidates that fail to offer hopeful visions of the future.
Erykah Badu is featured in a Flaming Lips music video without her final approval. She's right, this is an abuse and a violation.
What explains the failure of Occupy Spring? Why don't we seem to hear about the Occupy movement anymore?