Works made during lockdown explore our connection to breath in a new exhibition at PEM, on view through June 20.
Over 100 paintings, sculptures, photographs, and archival sources trace the rise of a vibrant modern art movement from India’s colonial period through its independence.
In this ongoing series, curators and members of the Native arts community share five artists they were looking forward to seeing at the 2020 Indian Market, which has been postponed to 2021.
Kūkāʻilimoku assumed his new position in the skybridge of the Peabody Essex Museum’s new wing, with the help of a delegation of cultural practitioners from Hawai’i.
Cannon, who died when he was just 31, made enduring and vibrant works melding Native American and more mainstream artistic and pop culture imagery.
The Peabody Essex Museum is looking a little more inward in its efforts to build its audience — at its own exhibition design practices, and then, even further inward, at human cognition.
Heffernan’s essay is part of PlayTime at the Peabody Essex Museum, the first major thematic exhibition to explore the role of play in contemporary art and culture.
Is it possible for the world’s playful introduction to capitalism to transmit a new set of values?
The Peabody Essex Museum has owned the paintings of Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Fitch since 1878, but only recently looked into their subjects’ part in the transatlantic slave trade.
Through around 60 historical and contemporary objects, Lunar Attraction at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem considers the enduring artistic curiosity for the mysteries of the moon.
The artist painted the rocks and coves of Appledore Island so realistically, they could be identified more than a century later.
Speaking very generally and just of figurative art: sculpture creates a world around itself, and painting creates a world inside itself.