The art world still has a very serious race problem. It's time to start caring.
White artist Vanessa Beecroft tried to adopt blackness as her own. That's not OK.
Women's Art of Renewal: Carrie Mae Weems, Vanessa Beecroft, Sharon Lockhart, Catherine Opie and Lisa Yuskavage
The rise of feminism corresponds roughly with the expansion of the artworld to include women's production. This is a history that began predominantly in impelling women's art as an expression of the identification of women apart from men.