What’s in a map? Reading the United “States”

What’s in a map? Reading the United “States”

Jaune Quick-To-See Smith, State Names, 2000, oil, collage, and mixed media on canvas, 121.9 x 182.9 cm (Smithsonian American Art Museum)A conversation with...
Bacon, Triptych – August 1972

Bacon, Triptych – August 1972

Francis Bacon, Triptych - August 1972, 1972, oil on canvas, 72 x 61 x 22 in. (183 x 155 x 64 cm), (Tate Modern,...
Gerhard Richter, Betty

Gerhard Richter, Betty

Salman Khan and Steven Zucker discuss Gerhard Richter's Betty, 1988, oil on canvas, 102 x 72 cm. (Saint Louis Art Museum). Created by Steven...
Masami Teraoka, American Kabuki

Masami Teraoka, American Kabuki

Masami Teraoka, American Kabuki, 1986, watercolor and sumi ink on paper mounted on a four-panel screen, 196.9 x 393.7 x 3 cm (de Young...
Chicago, Pasadena Lifesaver, Blue Series, No. 4 & Benglis, Omega

Chicago, Pasadena Lifesaver, Blue Series, No. 4 & Benglis, Omega

Lynda Benglis, Omega, 1973 (Portland Art Museum) Judy Chicago, Pasadena Lifesaver, Blue Series, Number 4, 1969-70 (Portland Art Museum) Speakers: Bruce Guenther, Dr. Beth...
The landscape remade, Thiebaud’s Ponds and Streams

The landscape remade, Thiebaud’s Ponds and Streams

Wayne Thiebaud, Ponds and Streams, 2001, acrylic on canvas, 182.9 x 152.4 cm (Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, ©Wayne Thiebaud), a Seeing America...
Hans Haacke, Seurat’s ‘Les Poseuses’ (small version)

Hans Haacke, Seurat’s ‘Les Poseuses’ (small version)

Beth Harris, Sal Khan and Steven Zucker discuss art and institutional critique in relation to Hans Haacke's Seurat's 'Les Poseuses' (small version), 1884-1975 from...
Turning Uncle Tom’s Cabin upside down, Alison Saar’s Topsy and the Golden Fleece

Turning Uncle Tom’s Cabin upside down, Alison Saar’s Topsy and the Golden Fleece

Alison Saar, Topsy and the Golden Fleece, 2017, wood, tar, steel, ceiling tin, wire, acrylic paint and gold leaf, 35-1/2 x 11-1/2 x-8 1/2...
Carrie Mae Weems, Untitled (Woman Feeding Bird), The Kitchen Table Series, 1989-90

Carrie Mae Weems, Untitled (Woman Feeding Bird), The Kitchen Table Series, 1989-90

Carrie Mae Weems, Untitled (Woman Feeding Bird), The Kitchen Table Series, 1990, gelatin silver print (printed 2015), 27.94 x 27.94 cm @ Carrie Mae...
Titus Kaphar, The Cost of Removal

Titus Kaphar, The Cost of Removal

Titus Kaphar, The Cost of Removal, 2017, oil, canvas, and rusted nails on canvas, 274.3 x 213.4 x 3.8 cm, © Titus Kaphar (Crystal...