An exhibition organized by the New York Civil Liberties Union harnesses the power of art to illustrate the disastrous effects of over-policing.
Elaine Velie is a writer from New Hampshire living in Brooklyn. She studied Art History and Russian at Middlebury College and is interested in art's role in history, culture, and politics.
Art Student Eats Maurizio Cattelan Banana
Noh Huyn-soo ate an edition of “Comedian” (2019) on display at the Leeum Museum of Art in Seoul.
An Ode to South Central LA, Inspired by Ancient Egypt
Lauren Halsey’s monumental installation at the Metropolitan Museum of Art casts a new light on a classic New York City view.
Nerding Out at New York’s Antiquarian Book Fair
The fair showcases thousands upon thousands of books, ephemera, and historic works on paper.
A Morning Star Banner Rises on the South Dakota Prairie
Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate artist Erin Genia is raising funds to create a public artwork for the reservation where she is from.
Philadelphia’s University of the Arts Faculty and Staff Rally for Contract
Two years of bargaining between the school and its unionized workers have yet to yield a contract.
New York’s Frick Mansion to Reopen in 2024
The Frick collection’s temporary location in the Met Breuer’s former building will close next March.
Report Finds Major Provenance Holes in Met Museum’s Native American Art Collection
About 85% of Native Art objects gifted to the museum by Charles and Valerie Diker lack established ownership histories, according to an investigation by ProPublica.
Past Lives of the Hudson River
Works by Hudson River School painters heading to auction reveal what changed and what stayed the same.
Remains of Submerged Nabatean Temple Uncovered in Italy
Underwater altars were found off the coast of Pozzuoli near Naples.
You’ve Heard of the Met Gala, But Do You Know Brooklyn’s “People’s Ball”?
Unlike the Met Museum’s fest, this beloved Brooklyn celebration is completely free and no invitation is required.
Alleged Hezbollah Financier Charged in Art and Diamonds Scheme
Nazem Ahmad disguised millions of dollars’ worth of transactions to evade US sanctions, according to the indictment.