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The Walker Curates the News: 11.30.15

The Walker Curates the News: 11.30.15

“It was an attempt to humiliate and ostracize me.” California-born, Brooklyn-based artist Kameelah Rasheed was questioned by the FBI and ultimately removed from a Lufthansa flight to Turkey the day …

Letter from the Editor

Letter from the Editor: Unending Revolution

Letter from the Editor

Letter from the Editor: Unending Revolution

“All art is in revolution of tyranny.” —Atticus Our recent revolutionary movements feel… deflated. We tell ourselves “things aren’t that bad right?” and the fight we need to make change …

The Walker Curates the News: 11.23.15

The Walker Curates the News: 11.23.15

A year after its debut at the Walker, Ralph Lemon’s Scaffold Room sees a short run at the Kitchen this week. New elements have been added since then, but the project is …

Flashback

Ten (More) Artists on Radicalism and Resistance

Flashback

Ten (More) Artists on Radicalism and Resistance

In last year’s November/December issue we investigated ideas of unrest and revolution, and the ways art can and has innovated in the name of change. The months that followed saw huge …

The Walker Curates the News: 11.16.2015

The Walker Curates the News: 11.16.2015

For her contribution to Wonder, the inaugural exhibition of the Smithsonian’s newly renovated Renwick Gallery, Maya Lin has created a likeness of the Chesapeake Bay based on NASA satellite imagery …

Art21 New York Close Up

Louise Despont According to the Universe

Art21 New York Close Up

Louise Despont According to the Universe

In a new “New York Close Up” film, artist Louise Despont peruses a vast reference library of collected images in her Tribeca studio.

The Walker Curates the News 11.09.15

The Walker Curates the News 11.09.15

“Art is not neutral.” Tania Canas, arts director of RISE (Refugees, Survivors and Ex-Detainees ), raises questions around the ethics of artists using refugees in their  projects. In this 10-point …

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Politics and Dignity in Graciela Iturbide’s Photographs

Art21 Exclusive

Politics and Dignity in Graciela Iturbide’s Photographs

“Politics are already implied when I’m working in Mexico. I don’t have to say ‘Look, what injustice!’ because it would be sensationalized.” — Graciela Iturbide Artist Graciela Iturbide discusses her personal and …

The Walker Curates the News: 11.02.15

The Walker Curates the News: 11.02.15

“Her gift was to express these really profound things with a kind of playfulness. That was Corita. There was an irony, what we might call a ludic element in her …