It would be easy to argue that all art is partly about the artist who created it. But that doesn't mean every piece can be classified as art of identity. No, that relies on a person's sexual, ethnic, racial or religious background as a key element. The current art-of-identity era goes back to 1960s counterculture movements like Chicano art, African-American art, feminist art and so on. In the intervening decades, these sensibilities have persisted, but they've changed and become part of postmodernism. And this topic helps explain some shows... More >>>