Johnson’s winding works prompt as many questions as they provide answers, percolating with repetition, address, and alternates.
danilo machado is a poet, curator, and critic on occupied land interested in art and language’s potential for revealing tenderness, erasure, and relationships to power. They are working to show up with care for their communities.
A Queer Love Story Blooms Across Borders
Based on a true story, I Carry You With Me captures the nuances of leaving and longing.
Cruising the Horizon: New York Imagines New, Queer(er) Potentials
A testament to José Esteban Muñoz’s ongoing legacy and influence, the hybrid exhibition gestures towards the expansiveness and accessibility we need.
Bold Colors and Surreal Compositions Upend the Monotony of Commercial Billboards
A collaboration between We Buy Gold and Orange Barrel Media, Walls for a Cause NYC presents a safer, yet still poignant opportunity for art viewing.
Keith Haring’s Lines of Desire
With his recent book, Ricardo Montez complicates notions of collaboration, refusing clean conclusions about Haring’s work and relationships.
How Amanda Gorman’s Poetry Roused a “Country That Is Bruised but Whole”
Gorman, the youngest poet to ever perform at a US presidential inauguration, moved audiences across the nation with her perspective on a country “striving to forge a union with purpose.”
Inspired by Nam June Paik, Performa is Bringing Back the Telethon
The 8-hour online program will debut new works, reimaginings, and collaborations by artists such as Yvonne Rainer, Glenn Kaino, Barbara Kruger, and the WideAwakes.
Sam Gilliam’s Tactile Choreography of Colors
For six decades, Gilliam’s colors have swirled on canvases, his practice levitating above categorizations. For his latest exhibition, the artist has created what he calls a “dance” between three new bodies of work.
Honoring Motherhood and the Mundane
Wings of Change, the forthcoming New York debut of Billie Zangewa, will bring together a selection of the artist’s tender silk collages, which revel in Black domestic intimacy.
A Mail Art Project Creates Space for Collective Mourning and Exchange
Organized by Diya Vij and Theodore (ted) Kerr, MOURN ON THE 4th of JULY rejects “patriotic fanfare,” inviting responses from artists, writers, and organizers nationwide.
Peter Hujar’s Tender, Transgressive Portraits and Why They Require Nuance
Lacking any attempts to deepen or broaden conversations about Hujar’s work, Cruising Utopia at Pace Gallery feels more like a store than an exhibition.
Artist Guadalupe Maravilla Is Centering Mutual Aid and Indigenous Medicinal Practices
Maravilla’s efforts, which include raising money and distributing groceries to undocumented communities, are one example of efforts directly addressing communities of color disproportionately impacted by the pandemic.