“Yousuf Karsh: American Portraits, from the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery, is on view at The Rockwell Museum. The collection features the work of the celebrated photographer throughout a storied career that spanned more than six decades. Karsh believed that ‘the heart and the mind are the true lens of the camera,’… Read More
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An Incomplete History of Protest: Selections from the Whitney’s Collection, 1940–2017 at Whitney Museum of American Art, from August 18, 2017
“Through the lens of the Whitney’s collection, An Incomplete History of Protest looks at how artists from the 1940s to the present have confronted the political and social issues of their day. Whether making art as a form of activism, criticism, instruction, or inspiration, the… Read More
Muhammad Ali, LeRoy Neiman, and the Art of Boxing at New-York Historical Society, December 11, 2016 – March 26, 2017
“Muhammad Ali (1942-2016) was one of the greatest boxers of all time. Born Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr. in Louisville, Kentucky, he was a three-time heavyweight champion and a courageous, popular, and polarizing public figure. He captured the world’s attention with his provocative style, bold statements,… Read More
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