Short stories tagged with Art
Listing 60 stories.
A young woman returns to live with her parents for the third time in her adult life and reflects on her relationships with men.
A middle-aged woman visits Frederik Ruysch's "cabinet of curiosities" in Amsterdam, where the host takes her on a tour of his grotesque displays of embryos, fetuses, and deformed body parts.
When a young hospital attendee runs away from charges of murder, he lands in the refuge of two artists. He stays to learn how to paint and begins to form secretive bonds with his strange hosts.
The children in a family grow tired of hosting their middle-aged cousin, but his expulsion brings unexpected strife to the family.
After his army friend finds a girlfriend, an American veteran subsisting on the G.I. Bill is left on his own to search for meaning in his life in post-war Paris.
A woman faces a choice after she is brought back to life after the annihilation of the human race: Should she ask the race who resurrected her to resurrect all humankind?
When faced with cultural appropriation and police brutality, two Black women in different generations of the same family combine their ability to perform hoodoo with modern technology to remedy these abuses.
A gay man working in a luxury fashion store in Asia prepares for the upcoming arrival of the brand’s chief designer. If everything goes right, his desired career in fashion will be set.
After a dangerous encounter with a predatory artist in the 1980s, a former artist-turned-housewife tries to imbue her oblivious teenage daughter with that same fear of men that leaves her cold decades later.
An older Indian man recounts his story of "alien" encounters on Mars during Saturday tea.