How Simone Leigh’s Sculptures Centering Black Women Brought Her to the Venice Biennale
by Alex Greenberger on October 19, 2020 at 9:03 pm
Simone Leigh is doing the 2022 U.S. Pavilion at the Venice Biennale. Here's why she's important.
‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’ Trailer: Viola Davis and Chadwick Boseman Sing the Blues (Video)
by YahooEnt on October 19, 2020 at 7:01 pm
Viola Davis plays the “Mother of the Blues” in “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom,” a jazzy, soulful and musical drama in which she and Chadwick Boseman together tackle race, art, religion and a white-dominated recording industry.The first trailer for the film shows the lush period setting of 1920s Chicago, where
Editors’ Picks: 16 Events for Your Art Calendar This Week, From Some Wild Sculptures in a Hair Salon to a Talk With the #MeToo Movement’s Founder | artnet News
by Artnet News on October 19, 2020 at 6:38 pm
Editors picks from a chat with Pussy Riot's Nadya Tolokonnikova and Me Too founder Tarana Burke to Gagosian's spotlight on Rachel Whiteread.
The Guerrilla Girls: 'We upend the art world's notion of what's good and what's right'
by Nadja Sayej on October 19, 2020 at 6:35 pm
The art world rebels have spent 35 years fighting against sexism and inequality in the art world and they have only just begun
NYT Style Magazine: Lee Statue in its current state is the most influential work of protest art since World War II
by SABRINA MORENO Richmond Times-Dispatch on October 19, 2020 at 5:44 pm
The Monument Avenue statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee, in its current graffitied state with overlaying condemnations of police violence and white supremacy, has been named the most influential
Meet the New Innovators: 8 Artists Who Are Disrupting the Traditional Way of Buying, Selling, and Valuing Art | artnet News
by Artnet News on October 19, 2020 at 7:40 am
These eight individuals are working outside the bounds of traditional institutions and shaking up the status quo for the better.
TV tonight: the stolen Boston art treasures that ended up in Dublin
by MSN on October 19, 2020 at 5:12 am
The Billion Dollar Art Hunt 9pm, BBC Four Reported to be one of the largest art heists in history, in the early hours of 18 March 1990, $1bn-worth of paintings were stolen from the walls of Boston’s Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, including a Rembrandt and a Vermeer. Then, 29 years later, the journalist John Wilson received a tipoff that the works were about to be recovered – not in Boston, as the FBI had assumed, but in west Dublin. This...
On being Black and Asian American in 2020
by NBC News on October 18, 2020 at 11:00 am
12 multiracial people discuss the messy, complicated conversations they’re having about identity in this political moment.
Inspired by COVID-19 lockdown, 2 ex-Detroiters take their art to the streets of SoHo
by Imani Mixon on October 18, 2020 at 12:00 am
Konstance Patton and Trevor Croop, who founded a collective known as the SoHo Renaissance Factory, are in Detroit this weekend to help create a mural
Banksy claims hula-hooping girl street art
by YahooNews on October 17, 2020 at 4:45 pm