A Revolution of Mexican Art in America
The Whitney’s show, “Vida Americana: Mexican Muralists Remake American Art,” is a study in revisionism, recasting the standard story so that those formerly disregarded and excluded from the canon of modern American art are instead given a place in it.
July 20, 2020
A Historical Tribute to Trump’s ‘Salute’
Donald Trump decreed that this year’s Independence Day celebrations, titled “Salute to America,” would involve a military parade featuring Army tanks and Air Force flyovers, as well as a presidential address before a ticketed VIP audience at the Lincoln Memorial. To mark the occasion, the editors prepared a visual history of military parades.
July 3, 2019
China’s Trouble with Islam
It would be tempting to say that this is typical Communist excess, something in the party’s DNA that forces it to turn to repression and violence to solve problems. But its approach to Muslim presence in China is part of an older, deeper problem.
November 23, 2018