Last week, performance artist Michele Pred handed out small pocket knives passengers arriving at San Francisco’s International Airport to replace those that have been confiscated since the passage of the Patriot Act 15 years ago.
The 19th century saw the rise of the posthumous portrait when, through photographs and paintings, people preserved the faces of departed loved ones.
Musically and visually, the Metropolitan Opera’s first staging of Gioachino Rossini’s Guillaume Tell in over 80 years is a tremendous success.
Lucinda Hawksley’s book Bitten by Witch Fever chronicles the rise of poisonous pigments in the 19th century through the burgeoning British wallpaper trade.
On Sunday morning, central Italy was hit by the country’s most violent earthquake since 1980.
Pratt Manhattan Gallery presents Feminism Is Politics!, an exhibition-inquiry into what is conceptualized by feminists and queer/lesbians in the 21st century as New Feminism.
In her solo exhibition at Haus der elektronischen Künste Basel, Addie Wagenknecht boils down the experiences of postinternet life and then alchemizes them.
In 1942, an Allied bombing in Lübeck, Germany, destroyed a famous 15th-century dance of death mural by artist Bernt Notke.
The Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute just reopened in a landmark building that was once a firehouse at 120 East 125th Street, right in between the atria and ventricles at the heart of East Harlem.
A too-cool-for-school LA artist made a French château out of cake!
Three exhibitions currently on view in Los Angeles explore horror, dark fantasy, and the occult, which is perfect timing for this Halloween season.
This week, a queer black Minimalist, Trump fact-checks, Shakespeare gets a co-author, US pop culture’s black male problem, and more.