Art With a Point

A rotating cast of artists weighs in on the state of the world

Updated Nov. 10 at 1:13 p.m.Originally published May 21, 2021

They poke fun at the ridiculousness of electric scooters disturbing a peaceful walk home. They explore the devastating toll of gun violence on families. They wonder how a dog must feel now that its owner has returned to the office after a pandemic. No matter the topic, the contributors to Art With a Point have plenty to say about our complicated world. And with a roster hailing from D.C. to Paris to Tokyo and back again, the point of view comes from everywhere. Below, commentary on all things cultural, seasonal and political.

‘‘Everyone’s Watching’’ by Davide Barco

Nov. 13, 2022

‘‘Polarizing Parties’’ by Mai Ly Degnan

Nov. 4, 2022

‘‘Candy Window’’ by Carlos Carmonamedina

Oct. 30, 2022

‘‘Pumpkin Party’’ by VISBII

Oct. 23, 2022

‘‘Someone to Tok To’’ by Carson McNamara

Oct. 16, 2022

‘‘Hybrid Living’’ by Margaret Flatley

Oct. 9, 2022

‘‘’Gram-Worthy’’ by Madison Ketcham

Oct. 2, 2022

‘‘Bailamos’’ by Alejandra Rodriguez-Gitler

Sept. 25, 2022

‘‘The Shadow State’’ by LA Johnson

Sept. 18, 2022

‘‘Game Day’’ by VISBII

Sept. 11, 2022

‘‘Back to School’’ by Iratxe López de Munáin

Sept. 4, 2022

‘‘Wherever You Go, There You Are’’ by Holly Stapleton

Aug. 28, 2022

‘‘A Barre Cry’’ by Molly Magnell

Aug. 21, 2022

‘‘Wildflowers’’ by Cienna Smith

Aug. 7, 2022

‘‘Justice Jackson’’ by Taylor McManus

July 31, 2022

‘‘Tragic Loss’’ by Alexandria Canchola

July 24, 2022

‘‘Fire Season’’ by Corey Corcoran

July 17, 2022

‘‘Summer Loungin’ ’’ by Michelle Pereira

July 10, 2022

‘‘Protest Signs’’ by Carlos Carmonamedina

June 26, 2022

‘‘Journey’’ by Matt Murphy

June 19, 2022

About this story

Art With a Point lettering by Carson TerBush. Art direction by Brandon Ferrill and Marissa Vonesh. Additional art direction by Christian Font, Michael Johnson, Suzette Moyer, Clare Ramirez, Talia Trackim and Natalie Vineberg. Design and development by Carson TerBush. Design editing by Christian Font and Madison Walls. Editing by Whitney Joiner. Copy editing by Jennifer Abella.