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The Legacy of Selma Waldman
Ten artists respond to Selma Waldman's sobering visual commentary through their own art and statements More...


Artists of Color Offer Strong Personal Visions
Jody Zellen makes note of the recent increase in exhibitions featuring Black artists in Los Angeles galleries in this series of short, succinct takes in response to some of the best. More...


Omar Velázquez
In a jewel box of an exhibition Omar Velazquez combines a lush surrealism with a philosophic agenda. More...


Division of Labor: Women Shifting a Transnational Gaze
In "Division of Labor" Gabriela Muñoz and M. Jenea Sanchez collaborate with Latinx women from the DouglaPrieta Trabajan self-help partnership to illuminate women's inherent worth. More...


Martha Alf
David S. Rubin revisits the contributions of Martha Alf through a small but carefully curated cross section of works. More...


Neal Ambrose-Smith
Narrative works bye Neal Ambrose-Smith rearrange iconic symbols and tell a story without a clear beginning or end. More...


The Museum of Art & History Reopens
The Lancaster Museum is among a growing number reopening to the public in gradual steps. Jody Zellen reviews the group of five exhibitions that the museum features. More...


Patrick Medrano: The Great Decline
Patrick Medrano's embellished paintings and painted constructions, puppet-like figures and assemblages express a range of emotions familiar to most virus survivors: humorous, melancholy, poignant. More...


Art in the Plague Year
Artist and curator Douglas McCulloh speculates on how the pandemic is reshaping the future of art through this entirely digital online exhibition. More...


Laura Hapka
Laura Hapka engages modernist geometric reductivism through beeswax and humor that bathes her paintings in motional warmth. More...


Bisa Butler: A Jubilation of Candy-Colored Quilts
Bisa Butler calls them Kool-Aid colors. She’s speaking of her bright palette, not a tray of paint but a wonderland of cloth. From these materials, she renders larger-than-life portraits of Black Americans. More...


Looking Ahead 15 Years
In 2004, James Wood resigned as Director of the Art Institute of Chicago, succeeded by James Cuno, who was succeeded in turn in 2011 by Douglas Druick, who has now been succeeded by James Rondeau. James Yood thanks them all. More...


Heroes: Superman and Jackie O.
David Alcantar ran, marathon style, through the state of Georgia dressed as Superman and carrying a flag urging locals to "VOTE!" It was not the first time an artist donned a hero persona, through perhaps the first to help win a Senate majority. More...


Ann Morton
Ann Morton pleases the eye and teases our mind in mainly textile and found object works that are, finally, effectively searing. More...


An American Resurrection
The contrast between normal and deranged has never been less private. By the end of the long, televised Inauguration Day,, most of us were splayed out on our family room couches with a shit-faced smile of relief. More...


What Are You Going Through?
Quoting the French philosopher and Christian mystic Simone Weil, "What are you going through?" is the product of compassion. More...


Yari Ostovany
Yari Ostovany's painting blend Abstract Expressionist, Persian and Taoist roots to produce a feeling of spiritual illumination. More...


Final Thoughts on Donald Trump
Richard Speer hopes this will be his final time to consider the bottomless vat of infantile narcissism who has disgraced this nation on the global stage for the past four years. More...


Flag Art Pinpoints Differences
The flag has long been a serious aesthetic device in art, no less today. These artists use it to highlight the gulf between Joe Biden and Donald Trump. More...


VAS Endorsement for President
VAS endorses Joseph R. Biden for President of the United States and Kamala Harris for Vice President. More...

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