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The Lyrical South of Shane Lavalette

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Echoing the languid melodies of the South, Shane Lavalette finds fragments of oral tradition in the visual world.

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A Chance Encounter with Mark Morrisroe

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Baby-Steffenelli-John-S.

After years in a Boston attic, Mark Morrisroe’s dreamy, unpolished early work is on display in a rare exhibition in New York.

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The Pleasure of the Text

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Merging images and words, conceptual artists in the 1970s advanced a new visual language.

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Louis Faurer’s Postwar New York

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Louis Faurer, Untitled, New York, 1949© Louis Faurer Estate

In the late 1940s, the photographer’s photographer reveled in the contradictory energies of urban life.

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Glamour and Destitution in Los Angeles

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In his first museum retrospective, Anthony Hernandez finds melancholy beauty in a city of contrasts.

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The Limits of Representation

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CT-5249_Victor-Burgin_Mirror-Lake_2013_03

Can Conceptual art speak to activist issues in new ways?

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Pushing the Boundaries of Gender Performance

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Lee_HipHopProject_featured

Spanning over eighty years of photographs, an exhibition explores the gender non-conforming potential of the word “they.”

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Are You Ready For Love?

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Cantor-Pinochet

Four exhibitions celebrate feminist artist Ellen Cantor, who explored the subversive potential of female sexuality.

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Vanguard of the Revolution

Stephen Shames
Kathleen Cleaver, communications secretary and the first female member of the Party’s decision-making Central Committee, talks with Black Panthers from Los Angeles, in West
Oakland, California, USA, July 28, 1968Courtesy the artist and Steven Kasher Gallery
Stephen Shames
Kathleen Cleaver, communications secretary and the first female member of the Party’s decision-making Central Committee, talks with Black Panthers from Los Angeles, in West
Oakland, California, USA, July 28, 1968Courtesy the artist and Steven Kasher Gallery

In the era of Black Lives Matter, what is the legacy of the Black Panther Party? Stephen Shames revisits his chronicle of American activism.