The country’s National Museum Of History has traveled a long, strange road from viceregal citadel to cultural institution.
Current and coming: Maya gods at the Met
In an act of vandalism on par with the burning of the Library of Alexandria, during the sixteenth century Spanish conquistadors and priests destroyed the Maya codices, or the written sum of that civilization’s history and literature…
First Against the Wall
The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art explores the work of Diego Rivera in America at scales large and small
How Diego Rivera and his peers helped change the course of American art.
The ICA in Los Angeles opens with a bang
Martín Ramírez (1895–1963) was an itinerant Mexican laborer who, homeless in California in the 1930s and arrested for vagrancy, was diagnosed with schizophrenia and spent the rest of his life confined to state psychiatric institutions. Ramírez was also, by many lights, one of the more brilliant artists of the twentieth century.