Theaster Gates Unveils the 2022 Serpentine Pavilion in London
Theaster Gates (Visual Arts) opens Black Chapel, an architectural commission by the Serpentine Pavillion in London, as a spiritual place for music, homage, and community.
Academy Museum Appoints Jacqueline Stewart as President and Director
Jacqueline Stewart (Cinema and Media Studies) was appointed as the new President and Director of the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures and was praised for her direction of the museum’s curatorial program. Stewart will guide the vision of the Academy Museum and oversee all aspects of its operations.
Jacqueline Stewart, Academy Museum of Motion Pictures Director and President, to Present Exhibition, Regeneration: Black Cinema 1898–1971
Jacqueline Stewart’s (Cinema and Media Studies) new role as President and Director of the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures has helped amplify the new exhibition. “Regeneration: Black Cinema 1898–1971,” which opens on Aug. 21. “This landmark exhibition seeks to restore lost chapters of American film history as it elevates the contributions of Black artists to present a more inclusive story,” said Ms. Stewart.
Art is for Seeing Evil
The Point Magazine
Agnes Callard (Philosophy) discusses how art presents the evil that we censor in real life. “Poets take a long hard look at what the rest of us can’t bring ourselves to examine; they are our eyes and ears. ”