We stand in solidarity with the uprising unfolding across the country following the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade, Nina Pop, Jamel Floyd, and those affected by generations of structural violence against Black communities.

We're putting together a list of resources for self-education, mutual aid, and ongoing action in the struggle for racial justice.

Search View Archive

Art Books

Nato Thompson, Seeing Power: Art and Activism in the 21st Century

Nato Thompson’s Seeing Power: Art and Activism in the 21st Century is, though acutely titled, a confusing piece of writing.

Chris Killip

Eloquently balancing hope and somber despair, Chris Killip’s large-format black-and-white work grapples with the fragility and strength of community in the face of economic change, governmental indifference, and outright hostility.

In Conversation

JOHN E. SCOFIELD with Laila Pedro

In 1975, Robert Motherwell bought a chair from a young sculptor and designer named John E. Scofield. The two developed a friendship and Scofield became Motherwell’s studio assistant.


The Brooklyn Rail

JUNE 2016

All Issues