Art In America

Speaking of People: Ebony, Jet and Contemporary Art

“Speaking of People: EbonyJet and Contemporary Art,” at the Studio Museum in Harlem, registered the importance of these magazines not simply as archives of representations of race, but as materials with which so many African-Americans worked to make...

Blackness in Abstraction

Adam Pendleton's paintings and videos reflect his nuanced engagement with African-American history and the legacy of avant-garde art.

Order and Chaos: From the Diaries of Eva Hesse

A documentary on the postwar sculptor Eva Hesse (1936–70), directed by Marcie Begleiter, screens at Film Forum in New York this week. In our Summer 1983 issue, historian Ellen H. Johnson compiled excerpts from the artist's diaries and other papers...

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