The image tagging system that went viral on social media was part of artist Trevor Paglen and AI researcher Kate Crawford’s attempts to publicize how prejudiced technology can be.
The Venice Biennale’s official exhibition, May You Live In Interesting Times, presents art that speaks to the present, not in the direct fashion of journalism, but in ways that can challenge existing habits of thought.
While unquestionably autocratic, Mussolini did not oppose the proliferation of unofficial artistic styles.
Francesco Vezzoli has delved into the archival material of Radiotelevisione Italiana, shaping a narrative of the culture, politics, and entertainment of the period.
A survey of the American artist’s work at Milan’s Fondazione Prada showcases her ability to manipulate not only racist iconography, but also personal symbols and autobiographic narratives.
Edward and Nancy Kienholz’s most harrowing pieces are also the ones that are the most fanatical and one-dimensional in their rage.
MILAN — Following the major economic crises in Europe and the US, political art has become increasingly visible in those parts of the world. At the same time, it’s become increasingly difficult to ignore questions about the art’s actual effectiveness.