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THIS IS US

Don’t depend on the kindness of strangers, but do celebrate it

One-stop Subway Artist Sketch


Humans 101

It’s one of our most innate and reliable guides


This Is Us

Black stories are most rewarded when they center blackness — which, in a certain sense, is to center whiteness

Black and white photo of the author and her son posing on a street.
Black and white photo of the author and her son posing on a street.
The author and her son


This Is Us

Thousands of people collect hyperrealistic vinyl babies — but how do they sleep at night?

Hyperrealistic baby that is actually a doll.
Hyperrealistic baby that is actually a doll.
Photo: michelle a


Express Yourself

A simple drawing exercise to help you rediscover the meaning of perspective

A photo of poetic neon square light against a sunset sky.
A photo of poetic neon square light against a sunset sky.
Photo: Artur Debat/Getty Images


The problem with hard work is that it’s fundamentally boring to talk about. But I’m going to try.

Morning Sun, Edward Hopper


A manifesto for middle-aged creatives

Photo: Manit Plangklang/EyeEm/Getty Images


Express Yourself

Procrastination as vocation

Photo: RyanJLane/Getty Images


A meditation on black art and representation

Photos courtesy of the author.


Forget about everything else

Photo by Johnson Wang

Human Parts

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