This is what Massumeh Farhad, Chief Curator and Curator of Islamic Art at the Freer | Sackler Gallery commented when asked about the American media’s portrayal of the exhibit, My Iran: Six Women Photographers, currently on view at the gallery.
Still vocally vibrant and pushing artistic boundaries, Meredith Monk and her vocal ensemble performed her piece Cellular Songs at the Rasmusen Theater located in the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington DC.
Thai artist, Rirkrit Tiravanija’s first ever exhibition at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Who’s Afraid of Red, Yellow, and Green, brings people together amid political images of violence and protest.
Beloved British graphic artist, Ralph Steadman, sat quietly enough on stage at the American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center until he decided to take off his shoe and share his new Picasso socks with the audience.
For some of us, our understanding of indigenous peoples of North America begins the romanticized tales of the first Thanksgiving and Walt Disney’s Pocahontas and ends with the Trail of Tears or a story about cowboys and Indians on the American frontier.