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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The Ascendant Legacy of Michael Richards

July 1st, 2021, 1:45 PM

On the 20th anniversary of his death in the 9/11 attacks, the sculptor known for his interests in aviation, figuration, and Black history is remembered with a retrospective at the Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami.

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Matthew Higgs on the Vital History of New York’s Alternative Art Spaces

June 9th, 2021, 3:15 PM

The director of White Columns, an influential nonprofit with roots in Gordon Matta-Clark's SoHo art scene of the 1970s, speaks to Artful on the occasion of the 50th-anniversary exhibition “From the Archives: White Columns and 112 Greene Street—1970-2021.”

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Faith Ringgold’s Powerful Political Art Comes to the Beltway

June 3rd, 2021, 8:45 AM

A timely survey of the 90 year-old American artist and activist, organized by the Serpentine Galleries in London, makes its U.S. debut at the Glenstone museum in Potomac, Maryland.

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Yto Barrada Shows Us What Artists Can Learn from Social Work

May 12th, 2021, 12:15 PM

In her “Artist’s Choice” curated exhibition at MoMA, the multimedia artist takes inspiration from the French educator Fernand Deligny’s experiments with neurodiverse children.

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Mary Louise Schumacher on Her Coast-to-Coast Look at Art Critics in America

April 29th, 2021, 9:00 AM

While filming her forthcoming documentary Out of the Picture, a look at the state of art criticism over the past decade, the longtime arts journalist has been car-camping her way across the country. She talks to Artful about making the film, her life on the road, and what it means to be a critic today.

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