modernist-graphic-design

The Modernist Podcast

Podcasts are all the rage now so here's one dedicated to modernism through the ages. The Modernist Podcast is a monthly discussion of art, literature and culture in the early twentieth century, "providing academics with a platform to share their research with the wider community". Episodes include "Modernism, Women and Feminism", "Queer Modernism", and "Modernism …

Cultural Appropriation

The UN want to combat cultural appropriation. But is that enough?

"Cultural appropriation" makes people of colour indignant towards the oppressors and the oppressors indignant towards the accusers. Cultural appropriation exists no matter what side you're on. It is harmful to those marginalised and used to make profit under this guise without the slightest notion of understanding or desire to do so. That's where the ruse …

This Is Sucklord, The New York City Artist Who Makes Bootleg Action Figures

Bootleg culture is a major subculture of our times. It repurposes the discarded and creates new life. The Sucklord lives by his name under a super-villainous guise and makes bootleg action figures. The New York City pop artist is known for his "subversive Action Figure mashups and Reality TV Persona", according to his website. Operating …