From Ilya Repin to Charlie Kaufman, artists who explore the darkest human impulses can give us hope and inspire us to be better.
The Ecuadorian painter, a leading figure of Latin America’s Indigenismo art movement, has been both praised and scorned for his representation of Indigenous peoples.
Peruvian history is a contentious subject, and the authorities in charge of writing its first drafts should not be taken at their word.
Many exhibits at the biennial seem to be about Kosovans setting things right and regaining a sense of control over their lives and livelihoods.
The Dutch institution had long tried to distance itself from Putin’s Russia, but after the invasion of Ukraine, distance was no longer enough.
An exhibition at the Asian Art Museum is only the latest step in a long journey to chart the development of Korean identity through art.
Walt Disney built his media empire animating fairy tales; he did not start making films set in a Nazi-occupied Europe by choice.
Thanks to the pandemic, the museum may be on the verge of shutting its doors just when Europe needs its Russian ambassador more than ever.
Jan de Baen’s “The Corpses of the De Witt Brothers” has become the dominant visual representation of the brothers’ lynching, but whether it deserves this honor is debatable.