In this episode, I talk to curator Monika Fabijanska about her important fall exhibition The Un-Heroic Act: Representations of Rape in Contemporary Women’s Art in the US, opening this September at the Shiva Gallery at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice. She believes sexual violence is unfortunately one of the most common themes in the art of contemporary female artists and she focuses on the work of US-based artists in particular.
Then we speak to arts journalist Barbara Pollack, who has a new book on the emerging generation of Chinese contemporary artists. Titled Brand New Art from China: A Generation on the Rise, the book — her third on the topic — is published by I. B. Tauris and focuses on 55 artists from the new generation.
This and more in our current episode of our weekly Art Movements podcast.
Lewis’s tattered canvases and pasted over drawings mirror a world in need of constant upkeep and repair.
Seeing the Toronto Biennial of Art through my daughter’s eyes helped me push past some of its challenges by experiencing it on a primordial level.
Who says tragedy has to be tragic? Co-presented with National Black Theatre, this fresh, Pulitzer-winning take on a classic centers Black joy and liberation.
With its titular blend of Western culture and Asian ethnicity, Tyrus Wong’s “Chinese Jesus” painting embodies Asian American identity.
Prehistoric Planet is visually ambitious, but the docuseries often fails to contextualize those visuals for the curious viewer.
For the triennial’s eighth edition, work by more than 70 artists is featured in 12 exhibitions and a polyphonic program, installed at various locations throughout the German city.
Imelda Marcos and her husband were accused of plundering billions of dollars from the country.
Probably not, but it sure looks like one.
This exhibition explores the work and short-but-impactful life of the groundbreaking ceramic artist. Now on view at the New Orleans Museum of Art.
I won’t bother you with talk about how obscenely decadent and out of touch the Frieze art fair is. And yet…
Curators Tahnee Ahtone, La Tanya S. Autry, Frederica Simmons, Dan Cameron, and Jeremy Dennis offered the public a window into their curatorial processes through the work they produced during their fellowships.
As part of Hyperallergic’s Emily Hall Tremaine Journalism Fellowship for Curators, Jeremy Dennis presents an exhibition to offer insight into his curatorial process.