Visual Art

Visual Art

What do you think when you see someone wearing a hijab, or the shape of the continental US? Do you take the time to meet the person underneath, or question ...

Mel Chin’s ongoing Fundred Dollar Bill Project is a community-based collaborative artwork that joins individual voices in proclaiming the value of individual human lives and calling for action to solve the crisis in lead poisoning.

The new Middle East Institute Art Gallery, which opened its doors with a lively reception on September 14, certainly holds promise. It’s a handsome (if modest) space, in an enviable ...

I should have arrived earlier. The line stretched down the block to enter Hauser & Wirth, host to Amy Sherald’s first New York solo show, The Heart of the Matter..., a testament ...

You are an archive. Your cellular memory and the genetic structures that determined the color of your eyes are archives too, lasting proof about your ancestry. We don’t consider our ...

In the late 1980s, a selection of new projects funded by the National Endowment of the Arts caught the concerned eye of Congress.

"This work is about empathy. I wait; I go into meditative spaces and I will either have automatic writing or I'll have an image."

Some of Baltimore's nicknames come across as yearningly hopeful, but somehow also result in a cynical, self-righteous apathy, a kind of recognition of the problems but a shrugging-off of the ...

“What if we could just grow the thing that we want?”  Ryan Hoover is asking a radical question. What if, instead of cutting down a tree, pulping its wood, compressing ...

Rachel Debuque’s current exhibition at the ICA Baltimore, HaHa, keeps coming up in conversation around town lately. When people ask me about it, I always catch myself saying, “there’s this ...

One of my first encounters with Labbodies was by happenstance. I stumbled upon a performance by Bobby English, just walking down a dusty hallway in the Copycat Building. He was ...

I was talking to a single friend the other day who told me it is no longer okay to meet a potential partner in a bar, in an elevator, on ...

This week: the poetics of space and crumbling structures at Current Space, a strong sense of play at Cardinal, and open-ended explorations of femininity at Waller Gallery.   Sarah Hunter, ...

Rich in tonal texture and shallow in its cropping of the figure, Chandra McCormick’s photograph "Daddy'O" (2004) pays homage to the oldest living prisoner ever held in the Louisiana State ...

"We Are Human." Baltimore's Nicole King Offers an Excellent Response to Trump's Vicious Baltimore Assault Nicole King's August 1 Newsweek op-ed, Trump's Dehumanizing Attacks on Baltimore are Hiding an Awful ...

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