Art In America

Baseera Khan

Baseera Khan’s first solo exhibition in New York, “iamuslima,” was titled after a term, “Muslima,” that she had Nike stitch on a pair of sneakers to protest the company’s refusal to allow the word “Islam” or “Muslim”  on its customizable sneaker...

Beverly Buchanan

“Beverly Buchanan—Ruins and Rituals” inaugurates “A Year of Yes: Reimagining Feminism,” a series of ten exhibitions and public programs at the Brooklyn Museum marking the tenth anniversary of the museum’s Sackler Center for...

Clifford Owens

In his second solo exhibition at Invisible-Exports, “Hard & Fast,” Clifford Owens shared the stage with a host of contemporary artists, showcasing performances, paintings, and sculptures by others that he responded to in various ways.

Rodney McMillian

When I first read Ernest J. Gaines’s novel A Lesson Before Dying (1993), which is set in 1940s Cajun country, I held out hope that Grant Wiggins, the schoolteacher protagonist, would somehow free Jefferson, the young black man falsely accused of...

In the Studio: Kathe Burkhart

With a survey of her ongoing “Liz Taylor” painting series about to open in Switzerland, Brooklyn-based Kathe Burkhart discusses her longstanding identification with the controversial film star, praising her as an icon of dominant female...

Joan Linder

Joan Linder’s exhibition “Project Sunshine” centered on the notorious environmental disaster, one of the worst in U.S. history, known as Love Canal. Conceived by the 19th-century industrialist William T. Love, Love Canal was supposed to be a “model...

Hale Tenger

Hale Tenger’s 1995 installation We didn’t go outside; we were always on the outside / We didn’t go inside; we were always on the inside, a commentary on Turkish politics in particular and state repression in general, is as disturbingly relevant today...

Greer Lankton

“Love Me,” the first New York survey of work by the late artist Greer Lankton, was a tour de force of resolve organized in collaboration with Lankton’s former husband, Paul Monroe. Two years in the making, it represented a vital contribution to the...

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