The best way to diversify a museum’s collection is by any means necessary. But an easy way is to sell overvalued art and buy undervalued art. Or at least it would be easy, if the art world establishment permitted it. The art world euphemism for museums selling art is “deaccessioning.” According to the Association of […]
This year, the excitement of having a shared and immersive three-week-long, city-wide artistic experience with people in a swing city in a swing county in a swing state was missing.
The crucial question is how to ensure diversity is always top of mind, regardless of who the designers or students are.
This undertaking is playing out today in New Orleans, amid calls to remove the city’s 17 confederate monuments.
Creative types are an untapped group of exciting potential political candidates who are equipped with the lived and professional experience that would benefit public service and policy.
As a field, we’ve waited far too long for these institutions to get on board. So now the call is for us: Black, Indigenous, and People of Color artists, leaders, and the organizations that serve us.
Coney Barrett’s goal to build a “Kingdom of God” as a Supreme Court justice has threatened many livelihoods. How will her policies fare the arts?
We are seeking opinions that encourage and cultivate thoughtful debate and make it possible to see aspects of an exhibition, policy, or initiative that we had not considered before.
While the museum presents its attempt to identify trafficked antiquities as an altruistic enterprise, its policing of the antiquities market also distracts from its historic role in acquiring looted objects.
The new commemorative religious installation at the National Museum is hostile towards the LGBTQ community and does not uphold the values it claims to propagate.
The bodies of ancient “mummies” made the news again this month, when Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities and Tourism opened one of the recently unearthed 59 wooden coffins.
Looking at the upcoming shows from Pace, David Zwirner, Gagosian, and Hauser & Wirth one hardly gets the sense that we are in a moment of acute crisis.