A Decolonial Atlas: Strategies in Contemporary Art of the Americas features works by 18 contemporary artists and collectives from the US and Latin America, plus a selection of works by Native American artists from the museum’s permanent collection
Amid the big, blue chip baubles, there are flickers of truly powerful and personal work at the latest edition of the vast Armory Show art fair.
The Newark Museum has rehung its exceptional collection of works by America’s indigenous artists, providing more contextualizing information, while also letting objects speak to each other across eras and regions.
At Fort Gansevoort Gallery, there is a new art exhibition with titular claim to the annual Division 1 men’s college basketball tournament.
Occasionally, we are forced to venture beyond Brooklyn to see art.
Half a century ago, many Native American artists trying to break into the fine art market were told that their oil paintings would never sell because they were not recognizably “Indian” enough.
NEW PALTZ, NEW YORK — I recently saw the group show ostensibly about ornamentation and abstraction at the Samuel Dorsky Museum at SUNY New Paltz, and came away thinking I’d just seen a show about politics, hegemony, and the War on Terror.
My first impression coming into Jeffrey Gibson’s solo exhibition at Marc Straus in the Lower East Side was one of a refined sensual pleasure with a complex edge. Vibrant color painted in geometric shapes on animal hide stretched over trapezoidal forms and ironing boards is the initial entree to an imminent encounter with the unanticipated.