The artist’s works resonate in West Texas, where the story of dehumanized and exploited migrant laborers is tangible and ever-present.
A Chronicling of Contaminated Indigenous Land Around the Globe
The work of 36 artists, most of whom identify as Indigenous, is centered around the impact of nuclear testing and uranium mining, and their attendant contamination.
Go Behind the Scenes of 9 Museums With These Great Online Web Series
These nine museums are using online video series to take viewers behind the scenes of their collections.
Watch Alexander Calder’s Kinetic Sculptures in Rarely Activated Motion
Watch Alexander Calder’s kinetic sculptures in rare activations through videos shared by the Whitney Museum of American Art.
Watch the British Museum Conserve Its Largest Print, a 16th-Century Dürer Woodcut
Albrecht Dürer’s “Triumphal Arch” is one of the largest prints ever made, and after a century on view at the British Museum, its conservation was a colossal task.
Travel the Early-20th-Century World in Over 700 Films from the Penn Museum Archives
The Digital Penn Museum is a new portal to thousands of objects, videos, lectures, and other archives of the institution for archaeology and anthropology.
Recording the Stories of Marginalized Students
TUCSON, Ariz. — Underrepresentation of marginalized and minority communities in society is nothing new; neither is it in the art world.
India’s Death Photographers Working Amid the Cremation Flames of the Ganges
Arriving with dance and music, draped in orange and pink flowers, the dead keep constant company in Varanasi, India, where cremations happen by the hundred each day on the Ganges River.
A Simplistic Survey of Protest Art
Zero Tolerance at MoMA PS1 tackles an ambitiously broad subject: the intersection between protest and art.
On the Brink of Extinction, an Indigenous Language Gets Its First Dictionary
Despite their important role in strengthening cultures and communities, languages are fragile things.
The Coy Politics of Cheryl Donegan’s Recycled Imagery
It made immediate sense to me that an artist who had cut her teeth making video works was able to transpose their sense of social commentary onto her formal works.
Sesame Street Explains Sculpture
It takes a lot of work to carve a sculpture, but apparently muppets have all the strength it takes. On the April 18 episode of Sesame Street, “sculpture” was the word of the day and the little red fuzzball Elmo teamed up with chiseled Mad Men star Jon Hamm to give viewers a quick history of the medium, from Rodin to David Smith.