The treatment of Luis Manuel Otero Alcantara is emblematic of a struggle in Cuba over who defines and controls art and culture.
Ushka called out Shed board member and real estate mogul Stephen Ross, who recently came under fire for planning a Southampton fundraiser for President Trump.
During the event, speakers called for the repatriation of objects acquired through colonialism and an end to sponsorship from the oil company BP.
Protesters marched outside the governor’s office near Grand Central Station, carrying a mock overdose prevention center to urge approval of the five pilot prevention centers promised during Cuomo’s election campaign.
Activist organization “Goldsmiths Cleaners” obstructed the opening of the new Goldsmiths Centre for Contemporary Art to demand improved contracts for cleaners
Anonymous protesters sprayed a statue of Sir John A. Macdonald to protest his maltreatment of Indigenous peoples.
HIV/AIDS activists return to the New York museum, while the museum updated their wall placards to reflect the continuing crisis and the recent action.
A dozen protesters gathered at the Whitney Museum of Art to condemn the institution’s lack of modern context about the HIV/AIDS epidemic in relation to Wojnarowicz’s artwork.
The Schomburg Center examines the importance of the political and social movement, from its poetry and music to its inspiring of marginalized groups around the world.
On May 18, museums across the county will offer free or discounted admission, and many will also put out postcards for writing to elected officials.
On April 22 at Interference Archive, Carmen Vivian Rivera and José E. Velázquez will discuss activism in the 1960s–80s Puerto Rican diaspora.
The Library of Congress recently digitized rare 19th-century photographs of African American women active in suffrage, civil rights, temperance, education, reform, and journalism.