For the second installment of our column “5×7” — in which we pose seven questions to five people who have similar careers, practices, or interests — we asked art critics about the role and future of art criticism, the challenges…

We asked our contributing curators, artists, collectors and critics who and/or what has made a significant impact on their local art scene in 2016, and what they remember most in 2016. Among the movers and shakers are Andrea Barnwell Brownlee, director of the Spelman College Museum of…

Wrapping up our BURNAWAY’s Best of 2014, we asked our experts to tell us about some of their most memorable reads from the past year. (Don’t miss our Best Exhibitions of 2014, the top Movers, Shakers & Newsmakers, Best Cultural Experiences, Rocio…

Reading List: Racial Injustice and White Supremacy A reading list of stories from Burnaway’s archives about artists’ responses to racial injustice and white supremacy, compiled by the magazine’s editors. Black, Soft, and Wavy: In Conversation with Azikiwe Mohammed May…

Mickalene Thomas, Shinique: Now I Know

It’s easy to love the rhinestone-encrusted work of New York artist Mickalene Thomas and the temerity of an artist who would dare to bedazzle paintings that otherwise quote from the canon of the male gaze. Her large-scale mixed media…

That Rashaad Newsome should choose to take on Les Demoiselles d’Avignon is so perfect. In Look Back at It (2016), all of the figures from Picasso’s painting are replicated, but in collages made up of black bodies, fireballs, and…

After thoroughly reviewing the highlights (and lowlights) of 2016, we wondered who and what we’ll be thinking about and looking forward to this coming year. Read on to find out our experts’ predictions. Click the links to see what our…

From a visit to Pasaquan to a walking tour of New Orleans, the selections of our contributors prove that you don’t have to go far to enjoy a great cultural experience. Check out our other Best of 2016 series: Exhibitions and Movers, Shakers…

We kick off our Best of 2016 series with a roundup of favorite exhibitions from around the South. We asked a host of curators, artists, collectors and critics to share with us up to five of their favorite shows where…