An Ally in Solidarity

“Unframed Histories” by Indian artist Rollie Mukherjee (2013).  Water colour on paper.           Rollie Mukherjee’s art is intensely focused on the Indian occupation of Kashmir and the resistance to it.  She pays special attention to the women of Kashmir who are the backbone of protest against the violent repression of the … More An Ally in Solidarity

The Trail of Tears and the Celebration of a White Supremacist

“Trail of Tears”, oil on panel, 1995, by American artist Max D. Standley (1943-2013).           When Max D. Standley painted this epic painting he said of it: “There was considerable research involved in this, truly the saddest painting I have ever done.”  One can understand why.  It captures a sorrow reminiscent … More The Trail of Tears and the Celebration of a White Supremacist