The Awakening: Women curators and artists engage with this critical moment. U.S. VP Kamala Harris inspires us to move forward.
We speak to six women artists and curators responding to the challenges of the past year with renewed resolve. Strengthening their engagement with vital issues and ideas, each one positions herself in service to social justice. Future episodes will reveal more about their individual awakenings.
When artist Glenn Kaino sought out the legendary Olympic runner Tommie Smith as a creative collaborator, he recognized the enduring value of art as a means to preserve a noble act. With Drawn Arms amplifies Smith’s courage, bringing history to reckon with our contemporary moment.
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In this topical playlist, we meet four pioneering artists from three generations of feminist art. From the late Carolee Schneemann (1939-2019), who shocked the art world in 1975 by performing nude, unfurling a narrow roll of paper from her vagina, in the groundbreaking Interior Scroll, to millennial Allison Zuckerman (b. 1990), whose reappropriations of art historical tropes give rise to a bricolage of feminist figuration, each of the artists featured in this playlist takes on the patriarchal norms of the art world and society at large.
Three artists who break down walls and transgressing borders, question divisions between insiders and outsiders, us and them, self and other, to propose an alternative politics of radical inclusion.
Illuminating the histories, issues, and ideas voiced in our 2018 episode Black in America. The issue offers new learning opportunities with a timeline of landmark exhibitions and a select bibliography.
Our new Learning Portal invites you to explore worlds of art and culture while you teach and learn from wherever you are, with resources created by educators and students.
Historic “I am a Man” signs from the Memphis Sanitation Workers Strike of 1968 remind us to respect essential workers and to uphold the civil rights of people of color in the U.S. and around the world. On Labor Day 2020, we share the perspectives of three artists whose work bears witness to ongoing struggles.
Where Art Meets Activism, Issue 6 of our Research Guide, investigates the issues and ideas that inform curators and artists whose creative work aims for real and lasting change.