Culture in the 21st century is a minefield of trigger warnings, a nebulous type of cautionary note that is deployed as a way to warn people about the content they're about to encounter.
BOSTON — Before 1968, when Philip Guston more or less began working on a new body of work that would define his late career, it could be said of him, as it was of Lord Dartmouth by the poet William Cowper: this was a man “who wears a coronet and prays.”
On Friday a collective known as Never 21 staged a performance and action at the 21 Club, a high-end eatery in Midtown Manhattan, calling attention to the police killings of black youth.
In the late 1970s, Loy Bowlin in McComb, Mississippi, styled himself as the "Original Rhinestone Cowboy."
My wife recently finished reading Marie Kondo's The Life-changing Magic of Tidying Up and the book has been haunting me.
Just in case you need ideas.
The cosmetic symbol of Donetsk's regeneration was blown up this month by Russian separatists who have, since last spring, been waging a war that's once again reduced parts of the city to rubble.
The Guardian reported this week that Queen Elizabeth appeared “unimpressed by a painting given to her by the German president, Joachim Gauck.”
"What is the value of an MFA?" is one of the questions asked by many applicants to the new Digital and Interdisciplinary Art Practice (DIAP) MFA Program at the City College of New York, CUNY
Alison Hall’s small, smart, monochromatic panels are clear, compact and not at all what they seem.
This past Sunday was both an auspicious and sobering time to visit the Brooklyn Museum’s exhibition Zanele Muholi: Isibonelo/Evidence.
For a gallery with 12 horses and a line of visitors stretching out the door, Gavin Brown's enterprise is exceptionally hushed.
Last night in London, a group of Sotheby's cleaners and porters protested outside the auction house, demanding that it implement the London Living Wage.
Life in New York is shaped by relationship to property.
When it comes to the celebrity of film crews, fame is not fickle; it dotes lovingly on the director.
WASHINGTON, DC — Last month’s demonstrations outside the National Museum of Natural History might not have prompted the public outcry activists had hoped for, but the claim that David Koch’s relationship to the museum impacts the content of their Human Origins exhibition deserves consideration.
MILWAUKEE — It’s not unusual for a work of art to cause outrage, especially if it dips into the tender zones of race, gender, or religion.
There's something delightful about seeing famous artists in settings completely unrelated to their art.
Recent criticism of The Plains Indians: Artists of Earth and Sky, which closed recently at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, sheds light on the many issues that arise when mainstream art museums present Native American art.