The Rhode Island School of Design is one of the world’s premiere art schools, but that doesn’t mean it doesn’t face the same challenges all universities and colleges confront. We talk to the head of RISD to learn about how they’re adapting.
Joan Kee is the rare combination of art historian and lawyer, and she’s shared her special skills in her new book, Models of Integrity: Art and Law in Post-Sixties America.
A new exhibition takes a close look at the friendships of a major artist and critic in 1960s and ’70s Beirut, and the charmed art world she helped bolster.
As this year’s Whitney Biennial wraps up, we invited Hyperallergic critics and reporters to reflect on a tumultuous exhibition.
Writer Zachary Small and Editor Jasmine Weber join Editor-in-chief Hrag Vartanian to reflect on the five-part series on art handlers and the challenges of reporting on controversial topics in the art world.
Four experts peel back the layers of history hidden in an object that people believe was once used to serve white venison tamales centuries ago.
“Decolonial practices are about doing, but they’re also about asking how we know the things we know. Under what conditions did whiteness become the norm? Under what conditions did heterosexuality become the norm?”
Here’s how Toronto’s Gardiner Museum is using a figurine in its collection to peel back the layers of violently racialized imagery in Canada.
As ceramic becomes a more common material in contemporary art, artists like Shary Boyle are challenging the history of a medium that has too often been associated with class and prestige.
Leading contemporary artist Kent Monkman discusses how museums have influenced his life and his art, and what he is doing to help change them to tell a fuller picture of Canadian history.
This Pride Month, it’s important to remember the artists who invite their queerness into every aspect of their life, work, and art, like Nayland Blake.
In her new performance lecture title “Physical Tactics for Digital Colonialism,” Allahyari explores what it means for data to be colonized.