Workers at nearly two dozen American art museums have created collective bargaining units in recent years to push for better pay and working conditions.
The sculptor lost several fingers on a table saw. His project to design new ones and regain his craft is the most important art work he’s done yet.
The self-taught artist’s landscapes are unsettling but thoroughly absorbing, as this major survey of over 100 drawings at MoMA makes clear.
The art critics of The Times select their favorites from this year’s crop of art books.
For decades this social critic has addressed the powerful influence of media, consumerism and politics. Her work anticipated how images and ideas are now disseminated.
The museum’s decision to replace its program for volunteer educators with one that “responds to issues of class and income equity” has drawn criticism.
From an enormous roundup of Black American portraits to a two-city retrospective of Jasper Johns, the new art season is buzzing again — and as busy as it ever was.
Arizona has allowed its museums to remain open despite a deadly outbreak, while in cities and states with far fewer cases, the doors have been closed.
Cultural institutions are recruiting people of color to lead their transformation efforts. But hiring one leader doesn’t mean the work is done.
Works by Bisa Butler and Barbara Earl Thomas are featured in major museum shows in Chicago and Seattle. It’s a star turn that many feel is long overdue.