"I’ve never made a choice to paint or create art, it’s something I’ve always had to do. There’s something I’m trying to communicate, and I continually experiment with paint in an attempt to say it."
Joni Sternbach's collection of work spans years, cities, subjects and landscapes. Her evolution to surf culture was not intentional or planned, but the images she has created offer a timeless look at the ocean and the photographic process.
In collaboration with Boxed Water Is Better®, we chatted with Lisa Truitt who oversees the National Geographic Encounter in Times Square. Her goal? Provide visitors with an "emotional connection to the ocean, and a real appreciation for its beauty."
The articles we are bookmarking to consider, contemplate, and return to next week over the holiday.
"Too often POC stories (and the stories of all marginalized peoples in general) are regulated by or told from the point of view of someone on the outside."
On the cusp of Mother's Day, The Fold's Arts & Culture Editor Nora Gomez-Strauss spoke with women about the creative aspect of mothering and also the layers of their own creative endeavors and the impact motherhood has made.
The #ShoutYourAbortion movement is giving women the space to raise her voice. We spoke with SYA founder, Amelia Bonow, about the evolution of the organization, dispelling misinformation on abortion services and stories, and what we can all do to right now to hold those accountable who are working to strip rights to women's health.
It's our spring literary edit! For April we are featuring a few dynamic female authors who speak their truth, highlight the humor in the absurd and ultimately share stories we can learn, laugh and grow from.
There are so many fantastic films, podcasts and TV shows at our fingertips these days that it can feel overwhelming, at times, to sift through all things entertainment. We've compiled a list of some of our favorite shows, podcasts and films, as well as some exciting premiers kicking off this March, to keep us entertained through the end of winter.
For our March book recommendations, we've pulled 10 fantastic books from the archives to round out our winter reading and welcome the beginning of spring. Ranging from oldies but goodies to new releases by some of our favorite authors, each title in our reading list carries its own, timely significance.
The 91st Academy Awards is less than a week away and in anticipation of this glamorous night in Hollywood, we are reviewing some of our favorite female nominees from Yalitza Aparicio, the first Indigenous person nominated for Best Lead Actress, and Hannah Beachler, the first African American nominated for Best Production Design.
We are acknowledging this month that, like the calendar year, we also go through "seasons" of preferences--particularly when it comes to reading. While in the summers we crave lighter, airier works of fiction to the deep, enthralling stores that move us in the winter, for the month of February we are focusing on 3 memoirs that are perfect for hunkering down and fighting the cold.
As President and Creative Director at Creative Capital, a nonprofit support organization for artists, Suzy helps foster creativity from start to finish, providing artists with the support they need throughout their process while encouraging them to create the most groundbreaking and honest work they're capable of. We sit down with Suzy to discuss her trajectory into this truly rewarding career and the importance of community for those working in artistic fields.