At 75, the trailblazing artist, feminist and author of “Lesbian Art in America” finally gets a museum survey, and it shines.
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At a time when black South African artists were banned from art schools and museums, his art fused abstraction with polemical themes.
“Saint Jerome Praying in the Wilderness” at the Met Museum is a masterpiece in progress from a perfectionist who hated to say “done.”
It’s not folk art, or fiber art. It’s finger-aching ingenuity by Mrinalini Mukherjee.
The museum is being torn apart. A 50th anniversary show illuminates its past. Does it also point a way forward?
Like many of his fellow African-American artists, he infused his work with burning political issues of the 1960s and ’70s.
Still mourning the American Folk Art Museum, a critic says, “We, and MoMA, don’t need any more Rauschenbergs, or Richters.” Bring on the outsider artists.
New York City museums and public spaces celebrate Stonewall and the movement’s charismatic personalities in a handful of timely shows.
Her insistent anonymity appeared to be part of career-long strategy to present herself as a Conceptual work.