October 24, 2014
Max Beckmann’s “Departure” (1932-1935), recently on display at the Neue Galerie exhibit “Degenerate Art: The Attack on Modern Art in Nazi...
Literature
October 6, 2014
Houses in small towns have strange nicknames. My parents' house, for instance, is known to the residents of the locality as White House –...
Art
September 30, 2014
A woman named Muna carries a goose across the border between Syria and Jordan. She has just watched soldiers execute four of her children,...
blog
September 13, 2014
In April of 2014, artist and sculptor Wangechi Mutu started a photography project on Instagram in memory of the 20th anniversary of the...
blog
September 4, 2014
Asim Rafiqui on art institutions and their collusion with the politics of imperialism. This below is the sort of cultural whitewash that...
Art
July 31, 2014
At the docks of Pidjiguti in the capital Bissau, where the workers’ massacre that ignited the revolution in 1959 took place, the military...
blog
May 14, 2015
Nearly 20 years after war, the cityscape of Sarajevo is still riddled with bullet holes and shelling craters in facades and pavement. These...
Opinion
May 4, 2015
I visited the Bardo Museum in Tunis as a child, dragged by well-meaning adults, returning later as an interested art student. But never did...
blog
April 30, 2015
“10 soldiers came into my home who had previously burned down my grandparents’ house while they were inside with my 3-year-old sister. They...