“The Coming World: Ecology as the New Politics 2030-2100” at Moscow’s Garage Museum

Russia's premiere contemporary art institution sparks climate change dialogue with a first-ever, full-museum exhibition

For anyone wary of artist statements on climate change solutions, that isn’t what guests will find inside the Garage Museum of Contemporary Art‘s new exhibition The Coming World: Ecology as the New Politics 2030-2100. There are no answers here: no preaching, proselytizing or condescension. Instead, Moscow‘s Garage Museum (a premiere contemporary art museum and archive) put together a compelling, oftentimes provocative showcase of more than 50 …

Allora + Calzadilla’s “Graft” Outdoor Installation at the Garage Museum of Contemporary Art

Thousand of fallen flowers acknowledge what we will lose through climate change

Scattered in front of the Rem Koolhaas-designed Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, within the manicured sprawl of Moscow’s Gorky Park, 80,000 artificial flowers comprise the installation “Graft.” There are seven hand-painted yellow floral shapes in various states of blossoming and withering. The vision of Puerto Rico-based artists Jennifer Allora and Guillermo Calzadilla, the installation references their concern over the loss of biodiversity in the Caribbean due …

The Overlooked Art of Norman Lewis as Explained by Tarin M Fuller, Director of His Estate

Following a recent acquisition by the Whitney Museum, the artist is finding a new audience 40 years after his death

Born in Harlem, in 1909, Norman Lewis led a life laden with art and activism. Unlike many of his peers, he chose to separate the two—even though they influenced one another. As an African-American artist (especially one active from 1930 until his death in 1979) it was expected that his art would document the plight and putrid treatment of black Americans—and that it make a direct …