A live multimedia performance by the musician DJ Spooky considers the 1915 silent film’s legacy as a pioneering document in alternative facts.
Artworks that were transgressive in the 1960s might not be acceptable to museum audiences today, thanks to shifting standards about whose voice should be included.
The prescient painter—who died at the age of 72—documented the African American figure as a cultural, and commodified, phenomenon.
An argument based on the Visual Artists Rights Act is unlikely to hold up in the courts.
The artist’s decision to abandon his expansive Arkansas River project is the latest, biggest creative protest against Trump.
A floor-by-floor preview of the Smithsonian’s National African American Museum of History and Culture
Few Reconstruction-era residences from communities of former slaves are still standing today. The Smithsonian’s new National Museum of African American History and Culture will feature the reassembled structure of one.
A bachelor’s degree is not a requirement for homeownership, but it is starting to look like one.
Guy Clark, one of the finest songwriters in Texas country history and a Nashville legend, has died. A…
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For better and for worse, she was the world’s first female starchitect.
Over the weekend, The New York Times ran an extensive preview of the National Museum of African American History and…
Jason Chaffetz is on a mission to find out.
Goodbye to Clearview, hello (again) to Highway Gothic.
Bill Cosby will be arraigned today over a 2004 charge for allegedly drugging and sexually assaulting a woman at his…
“The most important aspect is to keep your feet and head warm, so woolly socks and a hat is crucial.”
The upcoming 1 Undershaft tower won’t look like the Gherkin, the Cheesegrater, or the Walkie-Talkie buildings. In fact, it’s kind of modest.
False reports and hoaxes spread rapidly in the chaos following multiple shootings and explosions in France on Friday.