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Patient Time Scripts: Revisiting the Work of Sokhaya Charles Nkosi

Patient Time Scripts: Revisiting the Work of Sokhaya Charles Nkosi

Same Mdluli details the significance of Sokhaya Charles Nkosi’s work, created in response to the conditions of his people during apartheid in South Africa.

Empathy in Training: Kerry Tribe’s “Standardized Patient”

Empathy in Training: Kerry Tribe’s “Standardized Patient”

Kerry Tribe’s new video installation “Standardized Patient,” examines the relationship between doctors and patients—or, more accurately, between medical students and actors playing patients.

Orawan Arunrak: Words to Communicate

Orawan Arunrak: Words to Communicate

With a practice based loosely on choreographed interactions between the artist, various interlocutors, and the spaces and places that they share, Thai artist Orawan Arunrak complicates categories of identity and perception by creating work with many meanings, in many languages, for many people.

This Week in Art 12.11-12.17: Cao Fei Selected for Major Guggenheim Commission

This Week in Art 12.11-12.17: Cao Fei Selected for Major Guggenheim Commission

A look at this week’s art news, including Cao Fei’s selection for a major Guggenheim commission, and events and exhibitions from New York to Los Angeles.

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Radical Art in a Conservative School

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Radical Art in a Conservative School

Art21 Educator Dennis Greenwell shares how a project on empathy helped his students better understand one another and our current political landscape.

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How Did We Get Here? A Reading List for Understanding Race in America

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How Did We Get Here? A Reading List for Understanding Race in America

Artist Cauleen Smith and “Culture Type” editor Victoria L. Valentine select twelve texts that offer rare perspectives on the central role race plays in American life.

This Week in Art 12.4-12.10: Kerry James Marshall Dedicates Mural Honoring Chicago’s Cultural Leaders

This Week in Art 12.4-12.10: Kerry James Marshall Dedicates Mural Honoring Chicago’s Cultural Leaders

A look at this week’s art news, including Kerry James Marshall’s first mural dedication in Chicago, and events and exhibitions from Miami to Jakarta.