In the National Gallery of Art’s major survey of Cézanne’s stirring, troubling portraits, he treats family and friends with affectionate digs.
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A show dedicated to the arts of the Swahili Coast, where Africa, South Asia and the Middle East blend, nudges us away from narrow thinking about identity.
An overdue career survey of the painter, a citizen of the Cherokee Nation, who has put her Native American identity at the center of her art.
The powerful National Memorial for Peace and Justice in Alabama is meant to perturb, not console — and to encourage truth-telling far and wide.
A dream of a show at the Isabella Stewart Gardner spotlights the most exquisite Renaissance painting in the United States along with three related pictures from Italy.
Soul-stirring Spanish American art is finally being awarded center stage status in North American museums — and it’s sensuous and rapturous.
Storms, stars and survival in small spaces — the cosmos in a storefront.
She’s an artist and scholar, and at “A Synthesis of Intuitions” you see thinking — about gender, racism, art — happening before your eyes.
The National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis is a monument to a movement, and to its leader. It offers crucial insights for 2018, and for the future.
Why this 19th-century master of the Hudson River landscape, who used his art to argue against industry’s assaults, is politically right for right now.