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Lam Tung Pang on “A day of two Suns”
Lam Tung Pang on “A day of two Suns”

A day of two Suns (2019) is an ensemble of plywood mountain sculptures and found objects staged around a large paper screen, upon which videos are projected on either side

Kara Walker, <i>A Subtlety, or the Marvelous Sugar Baby</i>
Kara Walker, A Subtlety, or the Marvelous Sugar Baby

Watch a former sugar factory turn into a monumental installation, including a colossal sugar-coated sphinx and a series of life-sized, sugar and resin boy figurines

An interview with Fred Wilson about the conventions of museums and race
An interview with Fred Wilson about the conventions of museums and race

Artist Fred Wilson talks about the conventions of the museum and how he used them in his art to disrupt the inherent biases and traditional understandings that museums and its patrons have had

An interview with Kerry James Marshall about his series <em>Mementos</em>
An interview with Kerry James Marshall about his series Mementos

Artist Kerry James Marshall explains his series Mementos inspired by his memory of 1960s-era souvenirs.

An interview with Kara Walker
An interview with Kara Walker

Artist Kara Walker talks about the often-violent subject matter of her work and the popular literature that inspired it

Tenzing Rigdol, <em>Pin drop silence: Eleven-headed Avalokiteshvara </em>
Tenzing Rigdol, Pin drop silence: Eleven-headed Avalokiteshvara

In Tenzing Rigdol’s Pin drop silence: Eleven-headed Avalokiteshvara, we encounter a traditional Buddhist deity in an artwork that is anything but conventional .

Superman, World War II, and Japanese-American experience
Superman, World War II, and Japanese-American experience

Superman makes an appearance in what looks (at first sight) like a Japanese print.

History and deception: Kenseth Armstead’s <em>Surrender Yorktown 1781</em>
History and deception: Kenseth Armstead’s Surrender Yorktown 1781

How can we begin to correct the lies of history? Artist Kenseth Armstead suggests a poetic solution.

Turning Uncle Tom’s Cabin upside down, Alison Saar’s Topsy
Turning Uncle Tom’s Cabin upside down, Alison Saar’s Topsy

Jason and the Golden Fleece and the American anti-Slavery novel, Uncle Tom's Cabin combine to upend our own contemporary myths

Thornton Dial, <em>Blood and Meat: Survival For The World</em>
Thornton Dial, Blood and Meat: Survival For The World

An unflinching memorial to civil rights martyrs by the contemporary artist Thorton Dial

Titus Kaphar, <em>The Cost of Removal</em>
Titus Kaphar, The Cost of Removal

Kaphar takes a violent history and renders it visible in this modified portrait of Andrew Jackson.

Wendy Red Star, <em>1880 Crow Peace Delegation</em>
Wendy Red Star, 1880 Crow Peace Delegation

Red Star annotated photographs to restore dignity and context to government-issue photographs of Crow chiefs.

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