Drawing upon his Iraqi-Jewish heritage, Michael Rakowitz critiques ongoing systems of colonization in his sculptural and participatory work.
Marshall discusses his career, his strategies to circumvent institutional inequality, and his mission to diversify the cultural representations that are prioritized and historicized by the museum and art history canon.
Diop uses his own body to restage charged moments in history in a quest for us to look at and learn from these events afresh.
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
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
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
Artist Kerry James Marshall explains his series Mementos inspired by his memory of 1960s-era souvenirs.
Artist Kara Walker talks about the often-violent subject matter of her work and the popular literature that inspired it
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 makes an appearance in what looks (at first sight) like a Japanese print.
How can we begin to correct the lies of history? Artist Kenseth Armstead suggests a poetic solution.
Jason and the Golden Fleece and the American anti-Slavery novel, Uncle Tom's Cabin combine to upend our own contemporary myths