Schneemann died from breast cancer on March 5 at the age of 79, and the art world that once criticized her has lauded her a pioneer and influential feminist force to be reckoned with.
The Relentless Efforts of Maren Hassinger Result in an Overdue Retrospective
Maren Hassinger’s retrospective The Spirit of Things at the Baltimore Museum of Art not only validates her career but indicates something about our current political moment.
Jack Whitten’s Secret Self
For the first time, those who have followed Jack Whitten’s career can see two different sides of the artist through two fully developed bodies of work designed for radically different purposes.
Titus Kaphar and Ken Gonzales-Day Reveal the Fictions in Depictions
Although both artists in Unseen critique omissions in the art historical cannon and offer compelling counter narratives, it is not enough to place their work in neighboring museum galleries and call it a show.
Artists and Curators Weigh In on Baltimore Museum’s Move to Deaccession Works by White Men to Diversify Its Collection
The Baltimore Museum of Art will deepen its holdings of works by women and artists of color using funds from sales of seven redundant works.
Baltimore’s Confederate History Seen Through the Lens of Intersectional Feminism
Lauren Frances Adams offers three bodies of work that celebrate black female exceptionalism and expose the supporting roles of white women in US Confederate history and propaganda, offering a multifaceted site-specific, visual history lesson centered in Baltimore.
A Wedding Ceremony Takes the Shape of an Art Exhibition
In Baltimore, two artists have upended the traditional wedding, realizing it as a month-long gallery exhibition and queer performance series.
Provocative Nat Turner-Inspired Portraits Fuel Debate After Their Removal
Following an employee complaint, Stephen Towns removed his paintings from his solo show at Rosenberg Gallery. The decision has since inspired some much-needed dialogue.
How Philip Guston Found Salvation in Poetry
Philip Guston and the Poets, currently at the Gallerie dell’Accademia in Venice, shows the significant influence of poetry on Guston’s work, especially after he retreated from the art world.
Democracy’s Dark Side and a Glimmer of Hope in Mark Bradford’s Venice Biennale Show
In the US Pavilion, the artist’s work takes on a new context: wrestling with the hypocrisy of Jeffersonian democracy.
Two Transgender Artists on the Importance of Queering Home
Rahne Alexander and Jaimes Mayhew’s installation at the Baltimore Museum of Art invites viewers to connect their own domestic lives to those of LGBTQ people.
Mark Bradford Faults New York Times for Publishing Photos of His Work Without His Permission [UPDATED]
The article, published earlier this week, includes images of unfinished works that will be featured in his solo show at the Venice Biennale.