Harold Gordon took a piece of furniture and converted it into a phony Civil War antique that ended up in a prominent museum.
Category Archives: Monuments and Memorials (Structures)
The statue, which shows a submissive Native American man, will be moved to storage and replaced with a plaque that details the reasoning behind the decision.
The Romanian choreographer Alexandra Pirici’s “Co-natural” at the New Museum explores the relationship between inanimate bodies and real ones.
Prominent French figures asked the city to reject plans to install “Bouquet of Tulips,” calling it “shocking” and saying it amounted to product placement.
The city says leave three of four existing monuments. Our critic says that may not heal old wounds.
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.