The heirs of two Jewish collectors, one who sold the work to fund his escape from Germany, and another who had the artwork stolen by the Nazis, will receive financial restitution from the Christie’s sale.
Legal Precedents or Reparations? Lawsuit Against Harvard May Decide Who Owns Images of Enslaved People
Tamara Lanier’s battle for the ownership of her ancestors’ images is forcing the law to contend with the the institution of chattel slavery in interpreting intellectual property parameters.
What Might a New, 21,000-square-foot Art Space Bring to Brooklyn?
With the opening of the new, $40 million structure in East Williamsburg, it poses the question of its role in the local arts community — one of collaboration or conquest?
Deborah Roberts’s Intricate and Thoughtful Depictions of Black Childhood
“There’s a lot here to unpack if you’re willing to do the work,” says Roberts.
The Street Wisdom of Al Díaz, a First-Generation Graffiti Artist
Although many discussions on Díaz begin with his partnership with Jean-Michel Basquiat in the late 1970s, he still has something real to say.
The 20 Most Powerless People in the Art World: 2020 Edition
Welcome to our annual list which highlights those who are rendered powerless in a system influenced by the super wealthy and the commercial galleries, nonprofits, museums, and publications that serve them.
World’s Oldest Operating Photo Studio Closes in India
After more than 150 years of documenting the faces and landscapes of India, a photo studio that many considered the world’s oldest in operation has shuttered.