An upcoming benefit auction will include artworks by Adam Pendleton, Ellen Gallagher, Rashid Johnson, Julie Mehretu, and more.
New LaGuardia Terminal Will Feature Art by Six New York Artists
Long disdained by travelers, the airport will feature new, site-specific artworks as part of an $8 billion refurbishment project.
Juneteenth Performances, Art-making Workshops, and More at Creative Time’s Red Stage
“The Red Stage has been a beautiful site for holding our shared grief and finding joy together through it all,” explains co-organizer Diya Vij.
Grief and Grievance Honors the Weight and Wake of Racial Violence
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.
Artists Quarantine With Their Art Collections
“In the midst of a contagion that threatens our way of life, isolates us remorselessly from family and friends, and breeds fear and paranoia, I find these pieces grounding.”
Why the Art and Design Details of Rashid Johnson’s Native Son Matter
The 2019 adaptation of Richard Wright’s classic novel, with production design by Akin McKenzie, feels like a complete aesthetic reimagining of Wright’s 20th-century source material.
Rashid Johnson’s Native Son Adaptation Acquired by HBO Ahead of Sundance Premiere
This adaptation of Richard Wright’s 1940 novel Native Son is the visual artist’s first feature film.
Provocations: Rashid Johnson and Hedges, Edges, Dirt Explore Nativism, and Expressions of Power
Two new exhibitions now open at the Institute for Contemporary Art in Richmond, VA.
Kehinde Wiley’s Pantheon of Black Artists
In his new show at Sean Kelly Gallery, the artist has begun to create a register of contemporary black visual artists.
A Documentary Introduction to the Art World, with Star Power and Obvious Ideas
Blurred Lines: Inside the Art World, showing at the Tribeca Film Festival, is a successful crash course in the forces shaping the art market that fails to go deeper.
A Weighty Rashid Johnson Show that Doesn’t Take Off
The dream embedded in the hymn “I’ll Fly Away” is rest — a cessation of struggle, labor, drudgery.
Reviewing the Responses to MoMA’s Divisive Painting Survey
As news of art fairs and Bjork took the spotlight earlier this month, I lingered on the Museum of Modern Art’s The Forever Now: Contemporary Painting in an Atemporal World, up through early April.