Plants are invading the space of humans in art, at a time when human activity is invading every corner of nature.
Radical, Feminist Futures Blaze at the Bronx Museum
Born in Flames conjures entire worlds that respond to wounds inflicted by both capitalism and patriarchy.
Imagining Utopia, Just Over the Horizon
The final exhibition of a trilogy at the Ford Foundation gallery imagines that our best selves have yet to be. They are on the horizon and the people who have been most oppressed, most ignored, and rejected will lead us all there.
How Happy I Am to Have Seen This Little Corner of America in a Museum
When it comes to the word “diversity,” what are we really referring to?
Navigating the Portals Between Works by Ligia Lewis and Firelei Baez
This summer, I saw the recent High Line commissions as portals into what Sarah Cervenak and J. Kameron Carter call “the black outdoors”: a space of “gathering” for thinking about how to “hold” instead of “to have.”
Craving Spring? Head to the 163rd Street Subway Stop in Washington Heights
A newly installed artwork at the 163rd Street MTA station vividly depicts flora from the Northeast and the Caribbean.
Redrawing the History of Women of Color in Vibrant Hues
Firelei Báez: Joy Out of Fire, on view at Harlem’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, offers long-overdue recognition for a number of women activists, writers, artists, and politicians of color.