Stephanie Syjuco’s exhibition Double Vision points to the role that museums play in perpetuating narratives about the people, places, and events of the American West.
Printmaking, especially screen printing, has been a key tool for Chicanos to communicate who they are and what they care about since the 1960s.
Tyler not only believes that his art-making prowess is a gift from God, and that he is merely the vehicle through which such a divine gift must be dutifully expressed, but he also regards his drawn or painted “shapes” as somehow alive.
The Smithsonian American Art Museum has launched the American Art Collaborative, a consortium of 14 museums across the country coming together to create what you might call the art-world version of the Digital Public Library of America.
This sounds like it should be a strange, ritualistic superstition or some kind of weird psychological study, but it’s not — the Dallas Museum of Art, in cooperation with the Amon Carter Museum of American Art, is commemorating the 50th anniversary of the assassination of John F. Kennedy with an exhibition that recreates the last selection of art the president saw before he was murdered.