For Lawrence Weiner, language is a universal material that allows for a vast and diverse audience to connect to his artwork. “ALL THE STARS IN THE SKY HAVE THE SAME FACE” might be considered a call to action, a piece that challenges us to create an equitable world.
Hear from a panel of community activists, cultural theorists, and artists discussing the impact of public artworks and the role of museums in achieving equity. Moderated by Kendal Henry, Director of the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs’s Percent for Art Program, and featuring Dr. Mijal Bitton, Scholar in Residence at the Shalom Hartman Institute of North America and co-founder of the Downtown Minyan in New York City; Uzodinma Iweala, award-winning writer, filmmaker, medical doctor, and CEO of the Africa Center; New York-based visual artist Baseera Khan; and Yehudah Webster, community organizer for Jews for Racial & Economic Justice.
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“The impossibility of reforming Tony [Soprano] bears some resemblance to the crisis plaguing museums and toxic philanthropy today, where a culture of bullying and exploitation belies programming of socially- and politically-engaged art.”
As a critic, I’m dying to make a meta-critique of the ways my communities are represented on screen.
Over 50 years of the artist’s video and media work on how images, sound, and cultural iconography inform representation is on view through December 30.
Frey ponders why she felt comfort in television and film content that intellectuals often take pride in dismissing.
What does Rutherford Falls, a new TV series that prominently features two small town museums, tell us about the way people see the contentious stories on display in history and art institutions?
Over the course of three months, the resident artists in Going to the Meadow will collaborate and create with a curated set of continually changing materials.