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Carrie Mae Weems, Abbey Lincoln, 2010, from the “Slow Fade to Black_Set II” series. ©CARRIE MAE WEEMS/COURTESY THE ARTIST AND JACK SHAINMAN GALLERY, NEW YORK

Carrie Mae Weems Responds

The following is a response to Maura Reilly’s article “Taking the Measure of Sexism: Facts, Figures, and Fixes” about the current statistics of Women in the Art World. Our coverage begins with our Editor’s Letter.Born in 1953, lives in Brooklyn … Read More

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Kehinde Wiley to Receive the U.S. Department of State Medal of Arts

New York-based portraitist Kehinde Wiley will be awarded the U.S. Department of State Medal of Arts. Known for his flashy paintings that depict black men and women in the style of Old Master portraiture, Wiley is being honored for using … Read More


Saving Frida Kahlo From Her Own Celebrity

Scholars and artists are trying to reclaim Kahlo’s art from the cult of personality that has surrounded her since her death. A new exhibition at the MCA in Chicago aims to put the emphasis back on her painting by placing it in the context of work being made today Read More

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9 Art Shows to See After ‘12 Years a Slave’

Museum exhibitions confront amnesia, restore lost narratives, and consider the legacy of the Middle Passage Read More

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Chatting With MacArthur Winner Carrie Mae Weems

The artist, activist, and educator on winning the “genius grant,” bringing color to the Guggenheim, and changing the world one flower at a time Read More

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It’s Manet Mania Weekend at Yale!

On the 150th birthday of Manet’s two most scandalous paintings, a show and a conference track the afterlives of the nudes, the dudes, the maid, and the cat Read More

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Frida Kahlo, Una Carta, 1943, watercolor, pen and ink on paper. MARY-ANNE MARTIN.

Snapshots from Miami

Some things we saw at the Basel art fair (and beyond) Read More

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Andrés Sánchez Galque, Los tres mulatos de Esmeraldas, (Portrait of Don Francisco de Arabe and Sons Pedro and Domingo), 1599, oil on canvas.

From Kongo to Othello to Tango to Museum Shows

Artists and scholars are taking increasingly nuanced approaches to tracking the image–and influence–of Africans in Western art Read More

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J.R. in New York: Keeping It Rio

Favela where the French street artist staged “Women Are Heroes” emerges at Ford Foundation’s headquarters
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