A Conversation with Amaranth Ehrenhalt

“Art was all that I ever wanted to do,” said Ehrenhalt. For a girl born in 1928, it wasn’t going to be smooth sailing.

Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning

In the book, “Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning,” Lange’s photography is presented with equal weight given to Lange’s intuitive eye for structure and composition, as well as to her burning commitment to social justice.

The Work of Artists Is Not Play

Art workers need to be remunerated in order to survive.

Marisol: Sculptures and Works on Paper at El Museo del Barrio

Marisol said, “I’ve always wanted to be free in my life and art. It’s as important to me as truth.”

Egon Schiele: Portraits at Neue Galerie

By the age of twenty, Schiele had found his voice and personal style.

Crossing Brooklyn: Art from Bushwick, Bed-Stuy, and Beyond

The Brooklyn Museum prides itself on being in touch with the borough’s wide-ranging neighborhoods.

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.

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.”

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.