In his paintings and pastels, Mr. Petlin reimagined brutal events with subtlety and surrealism in a style neither realistic nor abstract.
As Mark Leibovich demonstrates in “Big Game,” his book about the N.F.L., the Lords of the League can’t cope with minor embarrassments, much less serious scandals.
They hold signs at protest marches, but they are also volunteering to strategize for a State Assembly race, and even running for office.
Mr. Dias took aim at the 1960s ruling junta with trenchant works of bright colors, graphic immediacy and world weariness. He later went into exile.
On the eve of a major retrospective at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Susan Meiselas finds history repeating itself.
Aurore Valade’s bright and busy photographs show that resistance can be messy, joyful and sometimes lonely.
The show based on slave songs closed in Montreal. But after a backlash, several theaters in Quebec are planning to stage it.
“Slav,” a show featuring white singers performing black slave songs, has been canceled at the Montreal International Jazz Festival following criticism of cultural appropriation.
The upheaval of 50 years ago is hardly history at the movies — from zombies to concerns about male-dominated Hollywood, what happened continues to reverberate.