Fine Art

The Myths of Anne Carson

The Myths of Anne Carson The Myths of Anne Carson

Throughout her long and prolific career, Carson has specialized in unexpected juxtapositions between modern life and ancient times, contemporary art and the literature of the...

Jun 4, 2024 / Books & the Arts / Emily Wilson

Keith Haring in his studio in New York City.

Keith Haring and the Downtown Art Revolution Keith Haring and the Downtown Art Revolution

A new biography tells the story of not only Haring’s life but also the exhilarating world of New York art in the 1970s and 80s.

May 8, 2024 / Books & the Arts / Sarah Schulman

Nell Irvin Painter’s Chronicles of Freedom

Nell Irvin Painter’s Chronicles of Freedom Nell Irvin Painter’s Chronicles of Freedom

A new career-spanning book offers a portrait of Painter’s career as a historian, essayist, and most recently visual artist.

May 7, 2024 / Books & the Arts / Elias Rodriques

Bayley fights IYO SKY for the WWE Women's Championship during Night Two at Lincoln Financial Field on April 7, 2024, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

The Glorious Proletarian Theater of Pro Wrestling The Glorious Proletarian Theater of Pro Wrestling

An ode to one of the greatest working-class art forms of our time.

Apr 23, 2024 / Comment / Kim Kelly

Pacita Abad Wove the Women of the World Together

Pacita Abad Wove the Women of the World Together Pacita Abad Wove the Women of the World Together

Her art integrated painting, quilting, and the assemblage of Indigenous practices from around the globe to forge solidarity.

Apr 18, 2024 / Books & the Arts / Jasmine Liu

From “Aspects of Negro Life: From Slavery to Reconstruction,” Aaron Douglas (1934).

The Cosmopolitan Modernism of the Harlem Renaissance The Cosmopolitan Modernism of the Harlem Renaissance

A new exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art explores the world-spanning art of the Harlem Renaissance.

Apr 15, 2024 / Books & the Arts / Rachel Hunter Himes

Extra! Extra! Steve Brodner’s Brilliance Recognized by Herblock Prize

Extra! Extra! Steve Brodner’s Brilliance Recognized by Herblock Prize Extra! Extra! Steve Brodner’s Brilliance Recognized by Herblock Prize

Brodner, a frequent contributor to The Nation, is both a great caricaturist and a great portraitist.

Apr 10, 2024 / Comment / Jeet Heer

Olga Ravn’s Novel of Parenting and Its Discontents

Olga Ravn’s Novel of Parenting and Its Discontents Olga Ravn’s Novel of Parenting and Its Discontents

In My Work, the novelist examines the trials and tribulations of being a mother.

Apr 2, 2024 / Books & the Arts / Jess Cotton

The Flame Lights, but Doesn’t Cause Burns

The Flame Lights, but Doesn’t Cause Burns The Flame Lights, but Doesn’t Cause Burns

Oaxaca, Mexico: The role art plays to empower the people.

Mar 14, 2024 / Anonymous

A person views Pablo Picasso’s “Guernica” at the Museo Reina Sofia in Madrid on April 3, 2017.

Art During Wartime Art During Wartime

Can it really be that to call for sympathy with victims of murder and kidnapping is necessarily to demand violence in return?

Mar 14, 2024 / Barry Schwabsky

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