In Germany, two vastly different approaches to public and memorial art are underscoring some of the tensions currently unfolding in the country today.
Over the past 50 years we have encountered the incentive to value every material trace of the past more and more, like we are a society with collective hoarding anxiety.
A denizen of Bradenton is petitioning the city to replace a memorial to Confederate soldiers with one for the beloved, recently deceased Snooty.
Mysteriously, no mention is made of those lost in the “War on Rugs.”
The outcry over Sam Durant’s sculpture at the Walker Art Center has provoked reflections on past memorials for the US–Dakota War, and how Dakota Nation voices continue to be ignored.
As the official memorial to victims of the 2011 Christchurch earthquake is unveiled, an unofficial but beloved installation commemorating the dead remains in limbo.
Jonas Dahlberg’s “Memory Wound” has been in the international spotlight, but two other memorials commemorate Anders Behring Breivik’s 2011 massacre in different, subtler ways.
Istanbul unveiled a tribute to its local beloved feline this week, but it’s hardly the first time a cat has been immortalized in bronze.
CLEVELAND — Shingle by shingle, a crew of workers began the three-day process of taking apart the gazebo at the Cudell Recreation Center where sixth grader Tamir Rice was shot and killed by police within two seconds of their arrival.
It has been exactly five years since Anders Behring Breivik murdered 77 people in Norway.
On August 4, Jessica Lussenhop (@Lussenpop) posted an image culled from Google Earth of the memorial for Michael Brown, the teenager shot to death by the former police officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri last year.
Yesterday, officials at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill found a statue commemorating Civil War Confederate veterans spray-painted with the words “Murderer,” “KKK,” and “BLACK LIVES MATTER.”