Twenty years ago the work of Robert Mapplethorpe was censored in Cincinnati, setting the stage for a national discourse on the nature of art.
Alex Blas joins hundreds of other artists for the four-day Manifest Equality event, an intersection of art and activism he says has the power to mobilize change. Check out his work here.
Artist Susan Mikula balances life—with partner Rachel Maddow—with art; and her latest photography show opens Thursday in San Francisco. Check out highlights of Mikula's work here.