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Rhea Nayyar (she/her) is a New York-based teaching artist who is passionate about elevating minority perspectives within the academic and editorial spheres of the art world. Rhea received her BFA in Visual Arts from Carnegie Mellon University. Find her art updates at @rheanayyar.art on Instagram!
Museum Director Reviled by Chinatown Activists Heads to Smithsonian
Nancy Yao, the embattled president of NYC’s Museum of Chinese in America, has been chosen to lead the forthcoming American Women’s History Museum.
Seeing Brooklyn Through Su Friedrich’s Lens
Today, screening in Manhattan in a partial retrospective of the queer filmmaker’s work, challenges us to look at what’s right in front of us.
Museum Apologizes for Asking Native Mother to Remove Traditional Baby Carrier
A staff member at the Portland Art Museum told her the basket violated the museum’s “no backpacks” policy.
Where Were South Asian Dancers in the Oscars’ “Best Song” Performance?
The ceremony’s rendition of the Indian Telugu-language song “Naatu Naatu” is indicative of under-representation across the industry, critics say.
Artists Tackle Social Media in Another Meh Episode of The Exhibit
Also, one contestant attempted three oil paintings in seven hours. It went as well as you can imagine.
Public Art Festival Will Turn Manhattan Street Into a Runway
Art in Odd Places is now accepting proposals for this year’s festival, returning to 14th Street in Manhattan with the theme “Dress.”
Harriet Tubman Monument Unveiled in New Jersey
Newark residents were also invited to share their personal stories of liberation for a permanent audio piece that complements the sculpture.
What is Holi, the Hindu Festival of Color?
Welcoming spring and the season of harvest, Holi is inherently playful and joyous as it channels the love between Radha and Krishna.
Whitney Museum Director Adam Weinberg to Step Down
His tenure was marked by a multitude of controversies, including protests over former trustee Warren Kanders and a grueling labor struggle.
Mini Roman-Era Sphinx Discovered Near Egyptian Temple
The small statue was recovered from the ruins of a tomb east of the Dendera Temple.
Burn Down the Patriarchy With this Eggplant Emoji Candle
The artwork by Pussy Riot creator Nadya Tolokonnikova is one of several in an auction benefiting reproductive health organizations.