Particularly well incorporated into the city’s everyday, the biennial’s latest edition attempts to grapple with Liverpool’s colonial past.
When You Can’t Go Home Again: Immigrants and Artists Reflect
This exhibition at ICA/Boston presents works by 20 contemporary artists — many of them immigrants or members of the African diaspora — that highlight current migration events.
Artists Reinterpret Classic Fairy Tales, from Rapunzel to Snow White
In Dread & Delight: Fairy Tales in an Anxious World, 21 artists draw on age-old fantasy stories to explore contemporary social issues.
An Exhibition that Frustrates Our Grasp of Abstraction
Though Out of Easy Reach has a unifying theme, it presents a variety of tastes and approaches in a way that feels like ungainly curation which ultimately does not clarify how these women artists now steer the conversation about abstraction.
When Artists Carry the Burden of History
No burden as heavy, on view at David Castillo Gallery, feels like a response to history’s weight: how heavily the past’s truths and fictions weigh, how often they (for better or worse) repeat themselves.
Artists Embrace the Grayscale
Gray Matters, featuring 37 artists working almost exclusively in shades of gray, is a dazzling exhibition.
Marilyn Minter and Xaviera Simmons Talk Art, Sex, and Democracy
“Sometimes I say I make pictures of things that don’t exist but everyone knows they’re there.”
Art that Acknowledges Death Without Showing the Body
Every autumn in New York, leaves fall, grass turns brittle, and people are reminded of death.