Recurring throughout Banerjee’s work and in her latest exhibition are the threads of power, cultural reproduction, and imperial afterlives.
Artist Shellyne Rodriguez Arrested in the Bronx
The former Hunter College adjunct who confronted anti-abortion activists faces charges of harassment and menacing for threatening a tabloid reporter.
Liu Xiaodong’s Empathetic Eye
One of the underlying commonalities among the sites Liu has painted is the deleterious consequences of modernization on a traditional society or group.
The Pro-Nazi Artist Behind the Brooklyn Public Library’s Facade
German-American sculptor Carl Paul Jennewein, who designed the library’s iconic entrance reliefs, participated in Nazi exhibitions and espoused white supremacist beliefs.
Nomadic Volcano Sculpture Lands at Storm King
We spoke to LA artist Beatriz Cortez about her artwork based on Ilopango, one of the most calamitous volcanic events in human history.
A New Brooklyn Sculpture Turns Pop Art on Its Head
Nicholas Galanin’s 30-foot artwork in Brooklyn Bridge Park references an iconic Robert Indiana artwork to enact a critique of settler colonialism.
Films That Resist the Erasure of Arab Identity
The New York Arab Festival is concluding its second edition with a screening of nine short films at the Museum of the Moving Image.
An Artist’s Homage to Mundane and Macabre New York
Talia Levitt homes in on the everyday people, animals, and urban infrastructure that are emblematic of New York, but not often celebrated.
Hispanic Society Workers Sign Contract After Two-Month Strike
The workers launched their union drive after the Manhattan institution eliminated their pension plans.
Venturing Into the Volta Vortex
In the typical fashion of this less stuffy art fair, a mind-numbing mix of showy and subtle artworks offers something for everyone.
Feeling at Home at New York’s Contemporary African Art Fair
The ninth edition of the 1-54 fair in Harlem made me proud of my Blackness, a feeling most art spaces don’t often inspire.
Who Goes to Frieze NY on a Thursday?
Turns out the second day of the fair draws a blend of mid-tier advisors, artists and their parents, and Chris Rock.