“Black people will be free,” said Ms. Franklin, who throughout her career remained passionate about progress for African-Americans and women.
For years, men have made up the vast majority of public monuments in this country. A series of campaigns are now pressing for women to get their (monumental) due.
With about 400 Roy Lichtenstein works going to the Whitney Museum and a historic archive to the Smithsonian, the Lichtenstein Foundation begins a long goodbye.
At the National Museum of the American Indian, imagiNATIONS emphasizes native innovations in math, science and engineering.
After they defaced a historic black schoolhouse with racist graffiti, they were ordered to read. Not all the authors were happy about this.
Ellen Stofan will become the first woman to head the National Air and Space Museum.
This Barack Obama Is No Mr. Nice Guy. Kehinde Wiley’s portrait of the former president contradicts the impression he often made in office of being detached.
The painter of Barack Obama’s National Gallery portrait talks about representing young black men — and the man who was once the most powerful in the world.
By incorporating music, immersive wallpapers and a Harlem walking tour, in addition to the decorative arts, the Cooper Hewitt hopes to transport visitors to another era.