UP Magazine’s Favorite Articles Of 2020
The UP Mag Staff lists some of our favorite articles from 2020.
‘Soft Art You Can Touch’: MRS on the Versatile, Physical Possibilities of Art
Whitney interviews MRS—a Bronx born and raised graffiti artist with an affinity for textiles and an eye for patterns. Together, they muse on male dominance in graffiti, craft’s qualifications as an art form, and why some graffiti artists do not categorize themselves as “artists.”
The Revolution Through Images: Subverting Rapid Processing
Whitney examines street art’s role in the revolution while critiquing our culture’s increasing obsession with hollow imagery, a phenomenon she dubs “rapid processing.”