Greatness, in this new golden age of wealth and vanity collecting, is inextricably linked to money, selling prices, and auction results.
There are many structural inequalities baked into the Library of Congress classification system, contributing to the further marginalization of already marginalized groups.
Rather than engaging with Africa’s cultural sector through a singular lens, what if the world looked to it as a source of innovation and instruction?
Perhaps museums can’t be museums until we in the community tell them they are that.
Conservative critic Gilbert T. Sewall wants to make the Met great again.
The principle that one misdeed deserves to be redressed before another, because it stems from a situation of greater violence, is wrong.
Where should we “draw the line” between sacrificing great art and supporting artists who are predators and bigots?
Bagh-e Hind began with the question: Is it possible to recontextualize historical South Asian paintings and objects through lyrical, olfactory interpretations?
In September when the Art Institute of Chicago announced that the current docent program would be dissolved, the backlash was swift.
If artwork exists in some protected category, as Michelangelo’s “David” seems to, why then is a painting showing a female nude deemed “unacceptable”?
The sculpture was commissioned by the first Jewish commodore in the US Navy, Uriah Phillips Levy, who faced anti-Semitism throughout his naval career.
Two recent films about Deaf culture have been lauded by hearing audiences, but set deafness and music at odds in superficial ways.