No question the Roosevelt sculpture has to go. But what of the Shaw Memorial in Boston? Eliminate or obscure it, or explain it?
Author Archives: HOLLAND COTTER
As cultural institutions scramble to declare their support for Black Lives Matter, their gestures have felt both self-aggrandizing and too little too late.
Early in her career she created brightly colored scenes of black middle-class domestic life. Her later work was increasingly personal and experimental.
After laboring for years in his small Brooklyn apartment, he had his first New York gallery show when he was 64. He died from complications of Covid-19.
The longtime director of the Andy Warhol Museum, he used his position as a museum professional to connect the art world and the gay community.
Sketches by the great portraitist, shown together for the first time, illuminate the contribution of his African-American muse, Thomas McKeller.
Ms. Hashmi was of a generation of artists whose life and work were haunted by the 1947 partition of India.
The writer used his self-quarantine at Walden to pursue an intensive course in self-education. In the present pandemic moment, there’s plenty to learn from standing still.
As the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston commemorate their 150th birthdays in a state of heightened scrutiny, our critic offers a five-point plan to save the souls of our venerable institutions.