Slated for the upcoming cover of TIME, the border surrounding the painting will include the names of 35 American Black men and women who have lost their lives due to police brutality and racist vigilantism.
“I was genuinely and pleasantly surprised to find innovative contemporary works among the typical somberly scholastic approach at this year’s edition of Master Drawings New York.”
The new program allows people arrested for minor offenses, like shoplifting or painting graffiti, to avoid jail time and a court appearance by taking a two-hour course.
A small yet mighty exhibition, Fragments of a Crucifixion highlights moments of mourning, as well as joyful moments of faith and collectivity that continue in the face of traumas.
25 individuals across disciplines will receive $625,000 of unrestricted funds as part of the prestigious award.
Although both artists in Unseen critique omissions in the art historical cannon and offer compelling counter narratives, it is not enough to place their work in neighboring museum galleries and call it a show.
Would you think differently about a work of art if you knew it depicted a slave owner? New labels installed at the Worcester Art Museum are drawing attention to the connections between art, slavery, and wealth in early America.
Titus Kaphar’s The Vesper Project is a complex, multimedia project that dissolves the boundary between reality and fiction.
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Spanning several media, much of the work in Us Is Them makes social commentary from the perspective of underrepresented populations. Notably, the show features some of the biggest names in contemporary African-American art, bringing the focus on the fraught nature of black existence in the US.
When artist Titus Kaphar began searching for his father’s prison records in 2011, he found the mugshots of 99 other black, incarcerated men who shared his dad’s first and last name.