This week, the National Gallery of Art finally acquired a major work by Faith Ringgold, the director of The Velvet Underground talks film, North America’s Hindu Nationalist problem, canceling legacy admissions, and more.
This week, addressing a transphobic comedy special on Netflix, the story behind KKK hoods, cultural identity fraud, an anti-Semitic take on modern art, and more.
This week, Bad Art Friends, framing Latinx art, “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” the comic, Facebook’s continuing problems, and more.
This week, a rare Frida Kahlo self-portrait is going to auction, the Lanier family continues fighting to have photos of their enslaved ancestors returned from Harvard, a restoration of a late work by Michelangelo, and more.
This week, LA’s new Academy Museum, the intersections of anti-Blackness and anti-fatness, a largely unknown 19th century Black theater in NYC, sign language interpreters, and more.
The new documentary Bob Ross: Happy Accidents, Betrayal & Greed pulls back the curtain to expose the realities of Bob Ross, Inc. but does it go far enough?
In this issue, we asked six art critics to focus their critical lens on the television programs they were watching during the pandemic.
This week, the scourge of immersive exhibitions, the popularity of anti-vax deathbed videos, the pregnant man emoji, Chomsky on Afghanistan, Met Gala commentary, and more.
From bread sculptures to fabric galore, the pent up energy of the pandemic was overflowing at this grassroots art fair that continues to wow.
No one encompasses that soulless supersizing of pop culture as clearly as Kaws.
This week, the world’s biggest Pokémon card collector, how a photojournalist was killed in Afghanistan, Dan Hancox and Kasia Tomasiewicz, writing for Coda, discuss how children’s toys may be normalizing surveillance, coopting “woke,” and much more.
This week, the battle over book reviews, Alice Neel’s populism, Herat’s history with the Taliban, considering cultural appropriation, and more.