Just how public are public galleries? As spaces begin to reopen, a curator asks if access, equity and care could be the new metrics
A recent documentary charted the fame of Michael Jordan, a basketball player whose global reach touched everything from fashion to contemporary art. Cason Sharpe investigates the far reaches of his aesthetic influence
Queer botanical bonds are forged in histories of cruising and the works of Benny Nemerofsky Ramsay and Derrick Woods-Morrow—encouraging radical plant-human relations in these current conditions
A critic talks about her love of fanfiction—and how it changed her art writing
As an art world that rewards individualism buckles under the strain of trying times, how can we learn to move together?
Kent Monkman's latest large-scale history paintings are installed in the grand entrance of the Metropolitan Museum of Art—but who is the audience for these works? And whose stories do they tell? An activist and art historian gives them a close read
TikTok’s dance challenges and infectious memes enable content sharing across cultures—and Indigenous creators are using it to find powerful new ways of seeing and being seen
Aiyyana Maracle (1950–2016) was an artist, performer and storyteller who worked toward decolonizing gender and centring trans women. What are the politics of preserving her legacy?
Thirty years ago, a landmark exhibition offered models of collective resistance and refuge for and by Black women
In the spring of 2016, I was gifted a ton of Joyce Wieland’s marble, and with it a piece of her legacy