Hyperallergic has the exclusive premiere of Art21’s Haunting the West, a short film about Rakowitz’s artistic efforts to end the marginalization of West Asian art and history.
Protesters’ removal of Edward Colston’s statue didn’t attack history; instead it corrected how we write it.
Gillo Pontecorvo’s The Battle of Algiers is one of the great films in history to depict insurgent warfare, and New Yorkers can see it for free this week.
The term ‘decolonization’ has been used frequently to describe the exhibition yəhaw̓. But you won’t hear its curators call it a decolonial project. So what is it, if not that?
The RISD Museum has held this Benin bronze head in its collection for 80 years. “No one would have given it up unless under duress,” the curators say. But tracing its provenance and repatriating it is no simple matter.
It’s clear: We need space for new narratives. But how far will we get if the space-making rests in the hands of the colonizers?
The proposed guidelines would bristle the French art world, but they could also endear the French president to the African countries he’s trying to build stronger economic partnerships with.
Critics call the recent sale, which shattered previous world records for Assyrian art sales, a callous example of the art market profiting from suffering in the Middle East. Experts speculate that ISIS’s destruction of cultural heritage sites may have boosted the value of the work.
In a roundtable discussion at the EFA Project Space, Indigenous women and invited guests will hash out how best to center Indigenous voices and decolonize our institutions.
A member of the Decolonize This Place art collective was arrested this month by Israeli authorities and he became the latest victim of an oppressive system that continues to impact the lives of millions of people.
Over 200 people took part in the Decolonize This Place tour of the American Museum of Natural History, and joined the rally outside the museum to remove the controversial Roosevelt statue.
The National Gallery of Denmark (or Statens Museum for Kunst, SMK) is removing dated, potentially offensive colonial terminology from the titles of artworks in its collection.