Midwest

Mónica Mayer’s ‘El Tendedero/The Clothesline Indiana’ pushes conversations about sexual assault

The Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields has acquired ‘El Tendedero/The Clothesline Indiana’ by Mónica Mayer (Mexico, b.1954).

‘Second Careers’ pairs highlights from Cleveland Museum of Art’s African collection and works by six contemporary African artists

‘Second Careers: Two Tributaries in African Art’ probes this connection through a smart selection of stellar highlights from the Cleveland Museum of Art’s African collection and loaned works by six contemporary African artists of different generations.

Bill Viola’s ‘The Raft,’ creates crisis, observes response, at Chazen Museum of Art in Madison, WI

The Raft depicts, at life-sized scale, a group of ordinary people casually standing together. Suddenly, they are struck by strong blasts of water that overtake them, and, just as unexpectedly, recede.