Concise, critical reviews of books, exhibitions, and projects in all areas and periods of art history and visual studies
October 19, 2020
Editorial Board Selections: Highlighting Critical Issues


This autumn, is revisiting reviews that relate to the social issues of the present, at a time when the field is taking them up in renewed ways.

As museums and galleries undergo seismic change, we look to another critical shape these institutions have taken: solidarity collections and the “museum in exile." Explore this concept and “the politics of historicizing a present in the face of dispossession, state violence, and fascism” through Matthew Bent’s review of the 2015–19 traveling exhibition Past Disquiet: Artists, International Solidarity and Museums in Exile.