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Blue chip, outsider artist Martin Ramirez was memorialized this past Thursday evening in Chelsea with the unveiling of a United States postage stamp.
Anguished, powerful, and problematic, there is a heavy bar to what images of war and suffering can do, and what they can carry beyond cynicism, voyeurism, or spectacle.
The three exhibitions currently on display at Long Island City’s SculptureCenter reveal the institution’s commitment to recognizing broad swaths of contemporary art.
How do you take a form of street dance and bring it, for the first time, to the theatrical stage — and not just any stage, but a 160-foot-long one?
A mysterious investigation against New York University (NYU) professor Andrew Ross and New York Times reporter Ariel Kaminer is underway, the Times reported.
This week in art news: Long lost "computer opera" by Nam June Paik discovered, Barcelona museum director quits amid controversy, and the Kiev Biennale canceled.
I generally stay out of public arguments about the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). I feel too close, yet I'm not an insider.
This summer the Knockdown Center, the sprawling arts space in Maspeth, Queens, will host a drone obstacle course consisting entirely of specially commissioned sculptures.
Dancing about climate change makes about as much sense as... painting Op art compositions to give stock tips. Or crafting a steel sculpture that instructs viewers how to renew their driver's licenses. Or composing an opera to review a restaurant.
In Silent Dialogues, art historian Alexander Nemerov, son of former US Poet Laureate Howard Nemerov and nephew of Diane Arbus, traces his father’s evolving attitudes toward photography and his sister's work in particular.
Artifacts reportedly broken in transit from the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, including King Tutankhamen's chair = 4
Berenice Abbott was best known for being New York City's official photographer during the Great Depression, though she actually explored a panoply of subjects during her six-decade-long career.
The photographer Patrick Gookin recently explored the psychological ramifications of car culture in a series called LA by Car.
Much attention is being focused on the paintings of the late Japanese Gutai painter and Tendai monk, Kazuo Shiraga (1924–2008), who for years has been collected throughout Europe, even as he has been virtually ignored in the United States.
To experiment with an alternative method for remediation, a scientist and an artist are collaborating on turning the acid runoff from Ohio's abandoned coal mines into pigments.
ATLANTA — Pratfall Tramps at the Atlanta Contemporary Art Center is an exhibition that works by sleight of hand.
Originally setting out to design safety glasses for use during laser surgeries, materials scientist Don McPherson instead designed a lens that enables color-blind wearers to see the full light spectrum.
Following on the heels of New York, London, and many other urban centers, Boston is the latest city to envision how best to manage the certainty of rising water levels due to global warming.
When a dozen weather-worn wood sculptures from southeastern Nigeria debuted in a Paris gallery in 1974, they were radically different from any African art that had been exhibited in the West.
BALTIMORE — Around seven in the evening, dusky pink light and car headlights from North Avenue ricochet off the glass walls of the KAGRO building, adding an extra layer of nuance to Victoria Fu’s Bubble Over Green.