Last week, just a month after the publication of Loot in the US, the Met in New York announced that it was returning two Benin Bronzes to Nigeria.
In New York, museums and galleries are racing toward a new normal, whatever that might be. Most exhibitions that opened earlier in the year will stay open into the summer.
This is an important book, a powerful account of the decline of California as America’s paradise.
There’s a looseness, a jagged brio that gives the images in ¡Printing the Revolution! a visual bang — a kind of primal pop.
Museums, now reopened in New York, are trying to coax visitors into their galleries. With two exhibitions, it’s working.
All four budgets that Donald Trump and his sycophants sent to Congress had nada for the arts and humanities.
Today’s increasingly heated argument about architectural preservation revolves around discerning which pieces of the past are worth saving, which buildings are valuable to our present and future.
Steeped in technology, non-traditional public art is about sparking conversations about visuals as well as playing with contemporary aesthetic perspectives.
As we move into the 21st Century, with the Climate Crisis and consumerism on the rise, the Shaker’s “less is so much more” sensibility takes on even more significance, practical as well as spiritual.
At a time when ambitious women of any sort were often harshly criticized for pursuing a professional career, Barbara Rose only forged on.