The artist Shahzia Sikander calls the eight-foot sculpture she has placed atop a New York courthouse an urgent form of “resistance.”
The exhibit at the Resistance Museum in Amsterdam was designed to be a more nuanced look at Dutch wartime experiences, but it has been accused of downplaying the heroism of some and the sins of others.
Myrlande Constant’s tapestries, drawn from Haitian Vodou traditions, take textile art to new heights with exhibitions in New York and Los Angeles.
Asma Naeem, raised in Baltimore, will lead the city’s pre-eminent art museum as it faces unionization and equity efforts.
The gift of 220 artworks from the artist’s foundation to the august Metropolitan Museum of Art seems at odds with the institution it hopes to become.
Claudia Andujar has photographed the Yanomami in the Amazon during a lifetime of activism. At 91, she is still helping protect their rainforest homeland.
A riveting show at the Metropolitan Museum surveys the complicated art of the ancient Maya, in which beauty and brutality are surreally entangled.
They were crazy, cramped, messy and threatening — but the Happenings of the early 60s just might be the missing link between Dada and today’s immersive art.
Want to see new art in New York this weekend? Start in the Lower East Side to see a tense group show about women, then head to Chelsea for Spencer Finch’s show. And don’t miss Nöle Giulini’s art made from kombucha in Brooklyn.
Helen Molesworth charts a new course with podcasts and a show at the International Center of Photography focusing on artists’ images of artists.