A discussion with five Baltimore-based artists whose art practices have been affected by coronavirus
The antidote to the greed and selfishness that got us all here is kindness and compassion. They say that begins at home. Lucky us.
Look no further than these Baltimore- and DC-based galleries and artist-run spaces currently selling affordable art.
We all expended a tremendous amount of labor—myself, the artists, art handlers, the gallery director, friends, family—to get the show open. And now, the result of COVID-19 is that effort sits in a gallery unviewed.
We are living through a major historical event and it's essential that we record our experiences.
Craft materials, like art materials, need to be utilized to generate new and personal meanings that have relevance, that also engage with the world of ideas.
We now know that this will be a matter of months, rather than weeks: the Cleveland Museum of Art has already canceled all programming through the end of June, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art expects to remain closed at least through July.
He could have easily written beautiful and empty things, instead his life's work was naming racism and calling out the art world’s whiteness.
All of these cancellations are, of course, in the best interest of everybody’s health, but especially those of us whose immune systems are less resilient or suppressed.