The city says leave three of four existing monuments. Our critic says that may not heal old wounds.
Category Archives: Monuments and Memorials (Structures)
Islamist groups and the military are warning against a Communist resurgence, even as Communist monuments are prominent landmarks in Jakarta.
A letter published in Hyperallergic singles out five monuments or markers for removal.
Thousands of statues of a former dictator were erected across Taiwan. Getting rid of them hasn’t been easy.
Tony Kushner’s “Caroline, or Change,” from 2004, used the toppling to shed light on a key character’s frustrations. The subplot resonates powerfully today.
The art historian in a critic wants to preserve Confederate images in museums, not trash them. At a crime scene, you don’t destroy evidence.
As cities and states remove Confederate monuments, leaders in the art world urge more dialogue and deliberation.
When no one in Detroit stepped up to save the civil rights pioneer’s home, an artist disassembled it and shipped it to his garden in Berlin.
A two-century-old statue of the nation’s father, in the buff, is coming to the United States for the first time. And, no, he didn’t pose for it.
The monument, in the Beaufort, S.C., area, is a cluster of sites dedicated to emancipated slaves’ achievements during Reconstruction.