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.”

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.

A Conversation with Irene Hardwicke Olivieri

Her diaristic approach to personal history such as a failed marriage or the death of a loved one are what Olivieri called, “emotional hurricanes that are fodder for my work.”

Feminist Stories From Women’s Liberation: 1963-1970

Lee’s film yields a “complex and multilayered” account which she hopes will instruct her daughter, and future generations of girls, about the struggle that preceded them.

The Expressive Edge of Paper

Recently, the New York Times featured an article about the convergence of big dollars and art fairs. It questioned the reality of a collector—of modest means—finding first-rate works.

A Conversation with Dudley Charles

“Once you are involved in making art, everything seems secondary.”

“Toxic Hot Seat” Ignites Awareness

One of the top takeaways from the documentary for the general public is the startling information that there are approximately 84,000 chemicals being used commercially in the country.

Paula Modersohn-Becker: The First Modern Woman Artist

It is Radycki’s premise that Modersohn-Becker was a “pioneer and groundbreaker,” one of the key early German modernists—the “missing piece in the history of modernist imagery.”