Who will save Richmond Barthé’s Depression Era frieze from crumbling into dust? The 80-foot-long sculpture was an ambitious public art commission by the gay African American sculptor, but now public officials are reluctant to lend a helping hand.
Three Museums Come Together to Tell a History of African American Art
MUSKEGON, Mich. — Common Ground, the Muskegon Museum of Art’s current exhibition of African American art, combines works from three regional Michigan collections: the Muskegon museum, the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, and the Flint Institute of Arts.
From Calder to Kruger, the New Whitney Museum’s First Show
The inaugural exhibition at the new Whitney Museum is not perfect, but it is pretty damn good.