Art & Ideas



Essays, editorials, and opinions about art, social engagement, and social justice.

Sharon Lockhart gives voice to Polish girls and Jewish orphans at the Venice Biennale
The Art Newspaper, April 17, 2017

Christopher Benson “The Image of Emmet Till”
The New York Times, March 28, 2017

Roberta Smith “Should Art That Infuriates Be Removed?”
The New York Times, March 27, 2017

Renee Graham “James Baldwin in Trump’s America”
The Boston Globe, February 7, 2017

Anita Hill “Trump’s Election is Disappointing for Feminism, But It’s Not the Final Word”
The Washington Post, January 19, 2017

Andrew Lanham “When W.E.B. DuBois Was Un-American”
Boston Review, January 13, 2017

Seph Rodney “The Smithsonian’s African American Museum Tells the Myriad Stories of Black Heroism”
Hyperallergic, January 6, 2017