visual arts

visual arts

Fall 2016
Many have called it Fire Island’s Stonewall—after the 1969 protests in Manhattan’s Greenwich Village that kicked off the gay rights movement. Forty years ago, a restaurant in...

Garbage to Gold

Artist Mierle Laderman Ukeles '61 is the focus of a Queens Museum exhibit.

Classrooms Without Walls

City's cultural institutions inspire digital scholarship

Summer 2016
For more than 75 years, Marvel Comics has been home to superheroes Spider-Man, Iron Man, and Daredevil—all white males—and superheroines such as the Black Widow and the...

Living in a Woman's World

Watch what happens when women create their own places to succeed