During his 84-year life, Liu Shiming helped shape a new Chinese cultural image rooted in the contributions and sacrifices of everyday people.
“Guests in love, please understand — most of the exhibits in our museum are objects ‘born’ many years ago and subject to completely different moral standards,” said the Fort Gerhard museum in a statement.
Your list of must-see, fun, insightful, and very New York art events this month, including feminist surrealism, underground legends, and contemporary perspectives on print media.
Activists chained themselves to the cast-iron lampposts of Chris Burden’s outdoor sculpture installation “Urban Light” (2008) and covered themselves in fake blood.
An open letter signed by hundreds of art workers, organizers, and community members accuses arts institutions of “artwashing” the $2 billion project.
Run entirely by volunteers, Interference Archive is a true alternative to the city’s market-driven gallery scene.
The event celebrates its third edition with 100 exhibitions and more than 50 open studios from Beacon to the Catskills.
The Lyman Allyn Art Museum said it took down Rebecca Goyette’s video installation because it was “disturbing” for children, adding that it received a state-issued grant to waive youth admission fees.
A portrait of the bearded Dutch master was found under cardboard backing and glue on the reverse side of the 1885 work “Head of a Peasant Woman.”
The union’s third rally since April brought together national and local labor leaders to demand that management meets at the bargaining table in good faith.
Focused on the years 1962–1964, a program by Film at Lincoln Center pairs with a Jewish Museum exhibition and a survey at Film Forum.
In the online exhibition Before Silence, nine contemporary Afghan artists ruminate on their plight as refugees with targets on their backs.