Art In America

Extralegal Threat: Rigo 23 at American University

In the sleepy first week of 2017, before many Americans had even returned to work after the holidays, a statue of American Indian Movement (AIM) cause célèbre Leonard Peltier was removed from display outside American University’s Katzen Arts Center in...

Beatriz Santiago Muñoz

The videos of Beatriz Santiago Muñoz exhibit a sensibility deeply informed by long and careful looking at the tropical landscape of her native Puerto Rico. Muñoz’s shots of the island’s lush foliage and stretches of uninhabited coastline trace the...

Substitute Teacher: Pepón Osorio’s Philadelphia School

Budget cuts, the privatization of the commons, the dismantling of the social safety net, urban deindustrialization, and the loss of blue-collar jobs to factories overseas are among the well-documented effects of decades of neoliberal policy on...

Back to School: Re-creating Black Mountain College

Black Mountain College has long been considered by many to be the birthplace of the American avant-garde. Today, interest in the legendary school, which operated from 1933 to 1957, seems at an all-time high. With the rise of MFA programs and the...

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