At Prospect.5 New Orleans, History and the Present Haunt Each Other

October 19th, 2021, 12:15 PM

The long-awaited fifth edition of the triennial, delayed by the pandemic and a hurricane, finds artists reflecting on the nation’s past while coping with current-day catastrophes.

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Mariane Ibrahim on Her New Paris Gallery and Why the City is the Next Cultural Capital

October 14th, 2021, 9:30 AM

The French-Somali art dealer, whose space in Chicago has been an influential showcase for artists from the African diaspora, has just opened a new branch in a rising Paris art district.

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Ei Arakawa on Post-Pandemic “Performance Anxiety” and Artists’ Mental Health

October 7th, 2021, 4:30 PM

The influential performance artist speaks to Artful about his new show at Artists Space in New York, inspired by the advocacy of the tennis player Naomi Osaka and the architecture of New York City’s outdoor dining structures.

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What it Means to Make Land Art Now

September 29th, 2021, 2:00 PM

A conference and exhibition series hosted by the Nevada Art Museum explores the evolution of the movement, from 1960s and '70s earthworks like Spiral Jetty to politically and environmentally minded interventions by contemporary artists.

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Mickalene Thomas on Owning Her Power and Changing the Artist-Gallery Relationship

September 22nd, 2021, 12:00 PM

In a four-city exhibition with Lévy Gorvy, the artist known for her celebration of Black women draws strength and inspiration from the archives of Jet magazine and a new sense of the artist’s role.

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Fall Preview: 10 Highlights of the New Season

September 3rd, 2021, 9:00 AM

Although it’s autumn, the art world is in “spring ahead” mode with a full slate of openings originally scheduled for 2020. Here are Artful’s picks, with a nod to the continued preference for domestic travel.

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Collector Bernard Lumpkin on Building Community Around Emerging Artists

August 18th, 2021, 4:30 PM

As the exhibition “Young, Gifted, and Black: The Lumpkin-Boccuzzi Family Collection of Contemporary Art” continues its national tour in Chicago, the New York-based collector shares his advice for supporting artists and creating change in the art world.

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Tomashi Jackson on the Hidden Histories of Land Dispossession in the Hamptons

August 5th, 2021, 12:30 PM

In “The Land Claim,” her solo exhibition at the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill, New York, the artist explores systemic racism in New York’s summer haven.

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Firelei Báez on Creating Space for Caribbean History Along the Boston Waterfront

July 21st, 2021, 11:00 AM

In an ambitious installation, the artist transforms the ICA Boston’s Watershed into an enchanted site inspired by the archeological ruins of the Sans-Souci palace in Haiti.

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The Artful Travel Interview: Hans Ulrich Obrist

July 8th, 2021, 1:00 PM

The renowned curator and artistic director of the Serpentine Galleries talks to Artful about his years of riding the night train between studio visits, the trip he would most like to take, and how we should think about travel in a more environmentally conscious, post-pandemic art world.

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