In her Museum of Modern Art retrospective, Piper makes visible the ways in which we are held in place by other people and their perceptions, and how their perceptions lead to the politics and philosophies that make up our world.
Three writers consider the controversy surrounding Dana Schutz’s painting of Emmett Till and the Whitney Museum’s public response to it.
As an artist, I want to invoke something you can imagine — or even better, have experienced — and then ask you to start applying that lived knowledge outwards.
ST. LOUIS — Several months ago, I made the commitment to be away from New York City, my home and native land, for the duration of this summer.
First let me tell you what it’s like to be here.
PHILADELPHIA — What’s the best way to engage a person in caring for someone different from him/herself?
Greetings from the final studio days of a mostly extra-studio project.
GREENSBORO, NC — Since I last wrote, I’ve spent most of my time with the subjects of my soon-to-be fabricated plaques: local residents of Greensboro who have lived, worked, or in one case walked, along South Elm Street for the past 15 to 55 years.
GREENSBORO, NC — As a working artist, I spend a great deal of my time elsewhere from home.
CLEVELAND — Artist Michael Rakowitz is working with the city of Cleveland on an unattainable goal: the removal of the color orange from the city.
Selma is a film in which every moment has weight.
In the midst of the recent amazing outpouring of street presence supporting black lives, on Monday night I had an opportunity to witness something a little quieter. Willing Participant, a performance group led by artists Todd Shalom, Ben Weber, and Niegel Smith of Elastic City, held a simple public action that they called “disarm.”