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Dynamics of Power Articles

As a white mother of white kids, I’ve worked to bring my learning about racism home, and in my position as the manager of Family Programs, I’m learning what kinds of changes an anti-racist art curriculum will bring to our...
The subject of power is all around us these days as people fill our streets, some with songs and signs calling for justice and change, and others waving flags and carrying guns and pushing against that tide. People power,...
Though not firmly identified, this may be the same artist who created portraits of the Freake and Gibbs families—the artist thus known as the Freake-Gibbs painter. The few surviving portraits from this period provide...
“What a strange power there is in clothing.” – Isaac Bashevis SingerJohn Singleton Copley was largely self-taught, using the few resources that were available to him in colonial Boston. By the time he was twenty,...
In the hands of the carver who made this sculpture, dynamics of power are expressed through a coded confluence of imagery. Though diminutive in scale, it is a grand representation of woman's ubiquitous power.This...