“The impossibility of reforming Tony [Soprano] bears some resemblance to the crisis plaguing museums and toxic philanthropy today, where a culture of bullying and exploitation belies programming of socially- and politically-engaged art.”
As a critic, I’m dying to make a meta-critique of the ways my communities are represented on screen.
Frey ponders why she felt comfort in television and film content that intellectuals often take pride in dismissing.
What does Rutherford Falls, a new TV series that prominently features two small town museums, tell us about the way people see the contentious stories on display in history and art institutions?
The French television program does a good job exploring how people cope with work-related drama and its impact on relationships.
From European detective dramas to art documentaries, Yau reflects on some highlights from a year inside.
In this issue, we asked six art critics to focus their critical lens on the television programs they were watching during the pandemic.
Hyperallergic has the exclusive premiere of KCET Artbound’s short film “Corita Kent: The Pop Art Nun.”
Grassroots social movements in California in the 1960s and ’70s led to a flourishing of graphic innovation that lives on to this day.
Artists and designers in the state found their voices by breaking from modernist traditions and embracing the light, color, and playful attitude of the West Coast.
Sign painters and muralists have helped create the visual language of Los Angeles.
From the socially progressive prints of Sister Corita to the first major gay publication in the US.