Using retroreflective material, the artist’s latest works look at the way that rivers both carry and conceal as a means of examining history.
Despite the deluge of online memes, reactions on the ground were mostly positive, but some think the work lacks context.
Some are praising Hank Willis Thomas’s artwork depicting MLK and Coretta Scott King’s embrace, but others question the design.
The sculptural tribute was installed in a Boston park, the city where the couple first met.
The conceptual artist provides a much needed update to Alfred J. Barr, Jr’s well-known chart.
Thomas and fellow artist Ebony Brown talk about interdependence and How to Live Through a Police Riot, an archival handbook that inspired his 2018 series.
When we have more opportunity to interact with art on our own terms, there are more places to hide from its difficult truths, particularly viewers who have the privilege to do so.
The exhibition Clapping with Stones is a chilling reminder that the history of art is also the history of power.
The late civil rights activist and Black arts patron Peggy Cooper Cafritz has bestowed the “largest gift ever made of contemporary art by artists of African descent” to the Studio Museum in Harlem and the Duke Ellington School of the Arts.
Barbara Chase-Riboud, David Adjaye, Hank Willis Thomas, Yinka Shonibare, and Wodiczko are among the finalists of the monumental project.
The Guggenheim Museum’s two days of talks for its “Culture and Its Discontents” event resembled, at its best points, a mediocre rendition of Kum ba yah.
Moderated by Ben Greenman, this free event will be hosted at Pratt Institute on Tuesday, May 1, at 7:30pm.