Rendered in a rainbow of vibrant colors, Clarity Haynes’s portrayals of queer, heavy, and disabled bodies reimagines the white box as a communal space that allows for the possibility of healing.
Visual artists, filmmakers, and musicians are withdrawing from the Fajr festivals in solidarity with protesters and those mourning the loss of loved ones involved in the crash, which killed all 176 passengers on board.
Most shows can’t or don’t hold these very separate aspects in synchronous rotation: sober assessment of an art historical lineage and a feeling of intimacy. This one does.
The world-renowned dissident artist, who is celebrated in the gambling community as a “Blackjack Guru,” explained the story behind the lawsuit in a New York Times op-ed.
83-year-old Jaime Botin received an 18-month jail sentence, which will likely be deferred in light of his age, first-time offender status — and because he’s super-rich and a member of an influential banking family.
The collection includes items from silent era “race films,” an independent movement during which Black filmmakers told their own stories and distributed films to theaters serving Black viewers.
Haifa University’s Hecht Museum said that Saher Miari’s talk was called off because an appearance by a Palestinian artist does not conform with the politics of the Hecht Foundation, which backs the museum.
Tom Kiefer’s aim — to document atrocity — is clear. But his exhibit at the Skirball Cultural Center raises a number of important ethical and legal questions about whose stories he tells, and how.
Also, over 100 artists will contribute to a benefit exhibition foregrounding the experiences of detained children, and more.