A Conversation with Derrick Adams

The need for an ongoing “dual identity,” as a means of survival for the adult black male, is a theme that repeatedly manifests itself in Adams’s work.

“Our Future, Our Choice” — On the Ground at the People’s Climate March

Peter Nightingale, a professor of Physics at the University of Rhode Island, informed me that the while the United States is only 5 percent of the world population, we have already used 25 percent of humanity’s carbon budget.

Urge Pepsi To Stop Guzzling Tar Sands!

In a move that may make the “Cola-Wars” look like a picnic, people are coalescing and engaging in a dialogue that questions, “#WhatAboutTomorrow?”

A Conversation with Grace Graupe-Pillard

“The work is a commentary on the age I have lived in. I am a documentarian, recording the critical moments of my life and those of society.”

The Belarus Free Theatre: Committing Dangerous Acts

A stark monologue examines why there has been so little outrage about the human rights violations in their country. An actress states, “Belarus is not sexy. Sexy countries have oil and gas.”

The Military Battles Climate Change

Ret. Adm. David Titley said,”The ocean, atmosphere and ice do not caucus, do not vote, and do not care about anyone’s politics.”

Republican Jim Brainard Believes in the Science of Climate Change

Direct about the fact that the party of environmentalist Teddy Roosevelt has become entrenched in refuting the findings of the larger scientific community, Brainard said, “You have to trust 97 percent of scientists.”

Starting Out: 9 Abstract Painters 1958–1971

Part of the history of the Tibor de Nagy gallery is embedded in the camaraderie that grew within a community of artists, poets, and writers.

A Conversation with Freddy Rodríguez

Discussing his early years with me, Rodríguez’s narrative was laced with the realities of the challenges he faced as a person of color.

Degenerate Art: The Attack on Modern Art in Nazi Germany, 1937

The attack against “Degenerate Art” struck free thought and artistic expression at its core.