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Things Fall Apartheid
Talking with curator Okwui Enwezor about his ambitious, devastating, revelatory survey at the ICP exploring how South African photography evolved from a document into a blunt instrument
The Colonial Revolution
In the United States, the art made in Spain's Latin American colonies used to be considered artistically minor and politically incorrect. Now, as intellectual trends coincide with demographic realities, it's on the cutting edge of art history–and the wish lists of top museums.
Between a Cross and a Hard Place
The controversy over the removal of a four-minute video from an exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery has observers wondering whether the culture wars are back. If so, can anything be done to stop them?
Brooklyn Museum's 'Agitprop!' Explores a Century of Creative Activism
“Agitprop!” offers a historic context for today’s mass culture of protest, and an open-ended preview of its cutting edge
A Storytelling Tradition with No Ending
The National Museum of the American Indian reveals 57 new acquisitions and an ambitious new direction
How Kongo Art Became A Call to Action
A Metropolitan Museum of Art show explores the ways Kongo artworks responded (sometimes subversively) to political and religious changes
Kerry James Marshall: Painting the Black Canon
His majestic, tender chronicles of the African-American experience have made the 60-year-old Alabama-born artist an art world elder statesman
Voguing Meets Drawing, and the Results Are Spectacular
Using the Drawing Center’s gallery space, a tricked-out Xbox Kinect, and the exaggerated rhythmic stylings of expert dancers and musicians, Rashaad Newsome created a template for sculptures like no one’s ever seen
101 Women Artists Who Got Wikipedia Pages This Week
The Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon was an international initiative to bring women's voices to the online encyclopedia--as editors and as subjects
The Other Modernism: Rediscovering Iran's Avant-Garde
Overshadowed by revolution, sanctions, and outdated notions of the Modern, Iran's vibrant postwar art scene is coming into focus at the Asia Society
Self-Portrait of the Artist as a Self-Destructing Chocolate Head
Chocolate was the medium of choice for Janine Antoni and Dieter Roth to depict—and deface—their own image
From the Archives: Native American Artists Ponder History and Visibility, in 1992
Originally printed in ARTnews, February 1992: "Pride and Prejudice: Outdated images of Indians abound in museums and the art market. As the Native American community fights to transcend those stereotypes, museum policy, scholarship, and Indian art itself are changing radically"
Reshaping the Art Museum
Confronted with urgent demographic realities, art-museum directors are drawing on game theory, interactive technology, and a host of other new strategies to help people feel welcome, engaged, and emotionally fulfilled
The Military Is Present
Using outreach, performance, video, photography, and therapy, artists and museums are devising new ways to connect with veterans—and to bring their stories to a wider audience
Museums Open Up to Power of Wiki
Art museums have begun to embrace Wikipedia as a symbiotic partner in a hyper-connected, ever-expanding information network.