Robert E. Lee Monument

Art & Country: A Sunday Essay

Art & Country: A Sunday Essay

Back in April, I had the great privilege of visiting the Louvre for the first time. The many works in that historic museum exceeded all my expectations and kept me enthralled for the all too short three hours I spent inside. As closing time approached, museum staff...

An End Of An Era

An End Of An Era

This morning, over 130 years after it was installed, the Commonwealth of Virginia finally removed the statue of Confederate general Robert E. Lee from Monument Avenue. RVA Mag's John Donegan and Branden Wilson were on hand to see history being made. Robert E. Lee,...

Canceling The Confederacy

Canceling The Confederacy

Dismantling the Confederacy's legacy as one of the most ubiquitous brands in American history is not easy. But, as Rachel Scott Everett writes, progress is finally being made. On July 1, 2020, I stood with hundreds of masked observers to witness history in my hometown...

Projecting Our Hopes And Dreams

Projecting Our Hopes And Dreams

Since the protest movement began last month, artist Dustin Klein's projections of police brutality victims and civil rights heroes have become a crucial component of the nightly gatherings at the Robert E. Lee Monument. Amidst the nation-wide protests against police...




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