Once a slave, Biddy Mason went on to a life of extraordinary accomplishments. The fact that she figures in W.P.A. murals in San Francisco may save them from destruction.
These expansive exhibitions, in galleries on or near the Lower East Side, create an immersive sense of art and the reawakening art scene.
An outdoor exhibition of quarantine stories at the New-York Historical Society offers a healing space for emotionally drained New Yorkers. The museum invites visitors to record their own experiences.
Tom Rauffenbart had resolved to create a tribute to his partner, the artist David Wojnarowicz. A sewing circle of women took up the cause for both men, stitching through lockdown.
Our critic looks in on a photographer in Los Angeles, a museum in Cape Town, fierce young critics in London and culture workers who are out there fighting for beauty and justice.
Photographs of generations of Black suffragists offer invaluable documents about their thwarted and central roles in the history of women’s rights.
The news that three top collectors were leaving the city set off a string of negative headlines and prompted soul-searching from artists and administrators.
The twin columns will not be projected into the sky this year because of coronavirus concerns for the workers who put it together. But other buildings may shine blue.