Blogger and cultural observer Bucky Turco shares his images and insight from the insurrection at the US Capitol yesterday.
Last month, CulturalDC postponed its projection of a bloody artwork by Andrei Molodkin, which floods an acrylic model of the White House using blood donated by US citizens.
A tweet from last summer in which Trump authorizes “up to 10 years in prison” for anyone who vandalizes or destroys federal property has resurfaced as a bitter reminder of his bias against progressive activists.
“Questions from this council about AFTA’s racial equity work have been met with resistance, claims of capacity issues, and defensiveness,” says a letter signed by 14 out of 15 elected members of AFTA’s Arts Education Advisory Council.
On the evening of the vote, Senator Mike Lee of Utah said the US does not need “separate but equal” museums.
Public protests once filled the same streets now transformed into block parties. Photojournalists captured the impromptu gatherings and spontaneous joy that emerged in the distinct style of each city.
Minneapolis museums and the Smithsonian are some of the first to announce their second closures, starting this weekend.
Indigenous people serve in the US Armed Services at a higher rate than any other group, but their contributions are often diminished. A new memorial in Washington, DC, hopes to change that.
One grant will fund the restoration of a Christopher Columbus statue rolled into the harbor by protesters; another will fund the creation of a Frederick Douglass monument.
In anticipation of an unusual election night and beyond, curators Lisa Kathleen Graddy, Claire Jerry and Jon Grinspan discuss their new (slower) practice of collecting political ephemera.
The Democratic presidential nominees commissioned eight Black artists to create murals in their communities that urge participation in the upcoming election.
Last month, four museums announced that they would postpone the retrospective to 2024, citing the need to better contextualize KKK imagery in Guston’s work.