A prophetic document of our time, the New Museum exhibition calls attention to the weight of Black death not because it is new or salacious but because it remains urgent.
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Nomad MFA Course Culminates With Fourth Episode of Hydrofeminist METitations Podcast
First-year grad students produced this episode of the listening series, which originated as part of Ensayos’s “Coastal Curriculum” during the collective’s residency at the New Museum.
Peter Saul, American Gadfly
Before he turned 30, it was clear that Saul had found his subject: an American society deeply rooted in consumerism, pervasive racism, and toxic masculinity.
Hear Hans Haacke Discuss His Six-Decade Career
The artist is nothing if not defiant, and his talk at the New York’s New Museum will introduce his first major U.S. exhibition in 33 years.
New Museum Union Workers Threaten a Strike Over Contract Negotiations
The workers voted by a 96% margin to authorize a strike if their demands for higher wages, health care benefits, and improved worker safety are not met.
The New Museum’s Bathroom Nominated as “America’s Best Restroom”
A national competition rates the best restrooms in the United States. Among its finalists are the NYC museum’s colorfully designed washrooms.
Nari Ward’s Angels in America
Ward doesn’t just utilize found objects; he communicates with them — intellectually, visually, soulfully.
The Power of Color in Lynette Yiadom-Boakye’s Paintings
New portraits by Lynette Yiadom-Boakye, on view at the New Museum, reveal how the artist uses color to launch into the mind and psychology of her fictional characters.
Death Wish: Raymond Pettibon at the New Museum
Pettibon’s real subject is not the hypocrisy, mendacity, and stupidity of political leaders, but the Thanatos-driven impulses that compel us to empower those leaders in the first place.
The Extravagant Intimacy of Pipilotti Rist
The New Museum seems to have taken it upon itself to produce spectacles that are as moving as they are eye-filling. Pipilotti Rist: Pixel Forest is something else again.
The Dicks We Grope to Get Ahead
A rock-climbing wall is covered with penises at the New Museum.