The first in a series on practice and futures.
Anthony Gardner reviews two new anthologies.
Will Wilson and Adam W. McKinney rethink anti-Black terror and photography in a new artists’ project.
Hard Lessons on Trauma, Teaching, and Art History
Emily Eliza Scott reviews the outdoor exhibition Desert X
Recent texts in trans studies
Siona Wilson reviews the exhibition Alice Neel: People Come First as well as Kelly Baum and Randall Griffey’s catalog
AJO readers respond to the pandemic in words, sound, and images
Brian Whitener on the art of collective transformation.
Writing and artwork by Cauleen Smith, Charles Gaines, Edgar Arceneaux, Howardena Pindell, Michael Ray Charles, and Glenn Ligon.
Nijah Cunningham reviews Nicole R. Fleetwood’s Marking Time: Art in the Age of Mass Incarceration.
Elana Mann makes protective talismans for our truth-challenged times