Reflecting on the five-year process of unearthing and restaging Lucy Lippard’s 1971 exhibition Twenty Six Contemporary Women Artists.
How a Landmark Feminist Show Got Erased From Collective Memory
Art critic Lucy Lippard’s first outing as a feminist curator in 1971 has, until recently, been almost entirely absent from history.
What Does Solidarity by Artists Look Like?
Art for the Future: Artists Call and Central American Solidarities portrays how Artists Call swiftly created a transnational network working toward a single purpose.
What Do Art Critics Actually Do?
Artists, collectors, curators, and dealers are all needed for the system to function, but the role of critics is up for grabs.
Tania Bruguera, Lucy Lippard, and Others on the Power of Social Practice Art
Conversations in Social Practice Art presents a diverse range of approaches to art that prioritizes social engagement.
How Can Ecological Artists Move Beyond Aesthetic Gestures?
If art is to be relevant to the environment, it needs to move beyond an art context to engage with the land itself.
How Eva Hesse Embraced Absurdity in Life and Art
In this exclusive clip from the documentary Eva Hesse, Lucy Lippard, Nancy Holt, and others reflect on the intimate character of Hesse’s sculptures.
Franklin Furnace at 40: Still Radical After All These Years
For Martha Wilson and her collaborators at the Franklin Furnace Archive in New York, the avant-garde spirit is alive and well, and as relevant as ever.
Revisiting a 1992 Sign Project that Acknowledged NYC’s Lost Histories
In 1992, artist collective REPOhistory installed 39 aluminum signs in Lower Manhattan that highlighted the overlooked history of New York City.
Highlights From the PAD/D Archive
A look at the contents of the large PAD/D Archive at MoMA QNS.
Art in the 1980s: The Forgotten History of PAD/D
July 1979. Margaret Thatcher is the Prime Minister of Great Britain. Iran has entered its fourth month as an Islamic Republic, and the Sandinista National Liberation Front have deposed the U.S. backed Samoza dictatorship in Nicaragua. It was against this political backdrop that Lucy Lippard’s exhibition, Some British Art From the Left (June 16 – July 14,1979) finished its run at Artists Space in New York City.
Radical Archive Fever
Radical Archives is a two-day conference organized by the artists Chitra Ganesh and Mariam Ghani running today and tomorrow at New York University (NYU). Collaborators since 2004 on the project “Index of the Disappeared,” Ganesh and Ghani organized Radical Archives as part of their 2013–14 residency at the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU.