Your Concise Los Angeles Art Guide for August 2022

Unlike their counterparts on the East Coast, most galleries in Los Angeles don’t slow down or close up in August, despite the swoltering heat. The exhibitions below offer vibrant and challenging explorations of place, identity, and history. Some dig deep into the geographic and cultural fabric of the city, while others introduce artists from across … Read more

Your Concise New York Art Guide for August 2022

Jamel Shabazz, “Flying High. Brownsville, Brooklyn” (1982) (courtesy the artist and Bronx Museum of the Arts) The dog days of summer are quickly approaching, and New York’s art spaces are providing some welcome respite. As we ride out a prolonged heat wave, some exhibitions are embracing the casual calm of the city in late summer, … Read more

Your Concise Los Angeles Art Guide for July 2022

Wallace Berman, “Orginal Ferus Gallery Exhibition Poster” (1957), collage, 12 3/4 x 16 1/2 inches (image courtesy Kohn Gallery) These ten Los Angeles shows to see in July remind us that art is not only a refuge or escape, but can also offer critical engagement and strategies of resistance. From group shows that imagine radical … Read more

Your Concise New York Art Guide for July 2022

Installation view of Lizania Cruz: Every Immigrant Is a Writer/Todo Inmigrante Es un Escritor (2022) (photo by Shark Senesac, courtesy the International Studio & Curatorial Program) Cancer season has arrived once again, and us water signs are emracing the creative impulse. Across the city, new art exhibitions pay tribute to the overlooked masters of their … Read more

How to Guide Students to Be Responsible Digital Citizens in the Art Room

Gen Z is the current generation of students. They are the first generation to have around-the-clock access to the internet and other advanced technologies. Because of that, they are often referred to as “digital citizens.” A digital citizen uses the internet regularly and effectively to gather, learn, and share information. Because the internet and technology … Read more

A Parent’s Guide to Navigating Biennials

TORONTO — As a new mother, I have craved every minuscule second of freedom I’ve gained by my six-month-old daughter’s wake windows becoming longer. Between feeding and a nap, I can now squeeze in up to two hours of art viewing. The logistics of a biennial, with or without a six-month-old, require baby-tracker-app precision. Multiple … Read more