Museums

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PARIS — The work of Carol Rama has a powerful belligerence about it.

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Post image for Canadian Modernist Emily Carr Finally Gets Her Due

TORONTO — In the discussion around underrepresented female artists in the art world, one name is slowly becoming more well known.

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Post image for A Photographer Documents the Highs and Lows of LGBTQ Life in South Africa

This past Sunday was both an auspicious and sobering time to visit the Brooklyn Museum’s exhibition Zanele Muholi: Isibonelo/Evidence.

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Post image for Seeing Mexico Through the Lens of One of Its Great Cinematographers

When it comes to the celebrity of film crews, fame is not fickle; it dotes lovingly on the director.

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Post image for Reclaiming the Lost Feminism of Fairy Tales

In the back room of the Drawing Center, Natalie Frank’s lavish pastels conjure fairy tales in all their grisly and gorgeous glory.

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Post image for The Art Books of Henri Matisse

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina — The Art Books of Henri Matisse at Charlotte’s Bechtler Museum of Modern Art is a travelling exhibition with a new twist.

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Post image for Modernist Male Art Is Timeless, but Not Timely

PARIS — According to Sigmund Freud, a key that opens a room in a dream is unmistakably phallic.

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Post image for Marcel Broodthaers Killed Art with Currency

I suspect that those in the flow of the globalized 1% who advocate art for money’s sake are purposefully ignorant of Ursula Meyer’s key 1972 proposition.

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Post image for Joan Jonas’s Persistent Forms of Feminist Expression

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — It is a dark room that seems like nothing much — a cave, an aside to the larger exhibition spaces at MIT’s List Center — until you immerse yourself in it for any length of time.

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OKLAHOMA CITY — With nearly 100 prints from artists around North America, Enter the Matrix: Indigenous Printmakers at the University of Oklahoma’s Fred Jones. Jr. Museum of Art (FJJMA) celebrates the medium’s rise in the 20th century.

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