Working from both personal experience and deep research, artists around the globe seek answers—or at least solace—in their responses to turbulent historical conditions such as war, apartheid, censorship, and totalitarianism.
Artists Respond to History
Artful Responses to Global Conflict
Artists from around the world draw on their personal experiences to illuminate the landscapes of war, terrorism, and political upheaval.
Activism + Aesthetics
As #blacklivesmatter protests continue to sweep the streets and gentrification radically remakes our cities, art can feel like a wan bystander. But can art make room for debate, resistance, subversion—and maybe even hope? Explore these poetic and powerful meditations on how art can help us along the way as our communities strive for social justice and equality.