BOUNTIFUL, Utah (AP) — At a mostly white high school near Salt Lake City, the steps leading to the football field are covered in red handprints, arrows and drawings of Native American men in headdresses meant to represent the mascot, the Braves. “Welcome to the Dark Side” and “Fight like a Brave” are scrawled next to images of teepees, a tomahawk and a dream catcher.
A new touring initiative called New Monuments for New Cities is challenging artists in various cities to come up with concepts for monuments that they wish to see in their communities in today’s world.
Art dealers in the UK were caught off guard when stricter government regulations on the art world went into effect earlier than expected, requiring dealers to register with the government and verify client identities.
Past portrayals of Native American or Indigenous comic book superheroes would often follow the same checklist — mystical powers, an ability to talk to animals and a costume of either a headdress or a loincloth.
A tweet by the Girl Scouts congratulating new Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett drew such outrage from Barrett’s critics that the youth organization swiftly deleted it – only to draw a new backlash from Barrett’s supporters.
TOKYO (AP) — The Tokyo Olympics open in under four months, and the torch relay has begun to crisscross Japan with 10,000 runners. Organizers say they are mitigating the risks, but some medical experts aren’t convinced.
Museums and galleries are rethinking the use of the term “Latin American artist” to describe those who come from the region, but who might not necessarily make art that resonates with what has traditionally been identified as “Latin American” art.
Beginning in April, admission to the Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco will be free on Saturdays to residents of the city. Free general admission will also be offered to persons with disabilities and persons who are currently part of the SNAP program.