A conference running June 30–July 2 brings together creators, curators, and scholars of South Asian American art from across the country.
The Contested Histories of Water
Two group shows make the case that, even at its most innocuous, water still poses hidden dangers.
Harness Art as a Tool for Resistance at the Queens Museum
Social Practice Queens will bring two projects, “Resistance Theatre” and “DebtBank,” to the Queens Museum on June 11.
An Anthology of Resistance Poetry Launches at the Queens Museum
Celebrate the publication of Resist Much / Obey Little: Inaugural Poems to the Resistance with readings and more this Sunday, April 16.
The Curator of LA’s New ICA on Opening Up the Insular Art World
Despite her unorthodox path, Jamillah James has established herself as a curator to watch.
Why an Apache Artist’s Photos Are Inextricable from His Activism
Standing Fox, a leader of the Apache Stronghold movement, talks about how activism plays an important part in his life as an Apache artist.
How Mierle Laderman Ukeles Turned Maintenance Work into Art
Best known as the artist in residence at New York City’s Department of Sanitation, the septuagenarian Ukeles is having her first full retrospective, at the Queens Museum.
Best of 2016: Our Top 20 NYC Art Shows
This list barely scratches the surface of the city’s artistic offerings this year, from overdue retrospectives to surprising sides of artists we know well.
Creating an Atlas of Overlooked Cartography for New York City
Rebecca Solnit and Joshua Jelly-Schapiro’s book Nonstop Metropolis charts the overlooked geographic history of New York City.
Queens Residents Write to Donald Trump to Remind Him Where He Comes From
The Center for Artistic Activism organized a postcard campaign to remind the President-elect that he grew up in one of the most ethnically diverse places on Earth.
Reviving a Rusted Relic of the World’s Fair in Queens
The New York State Pavilion in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park is currently vacant, a lock on its gate allowing only a glimpse of the decayed interior of Philip Johnson’s futuristic “Tent of Tomorrow,” designed for the 1964 World’s Fair.
Hyperallergic Podcast: Tania Bruguera, Mariam Ghani, Queens International
In our second episode we focus on New York’s borough of Queens, which is becoming a growing hub of artistic activity in the city.