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This week, cat-related art is popping up downtown, there are a number of August gallery shows you shouldn't miss so we thought we would compile some of our favorites.
Sandstorms shifting the terrain of southwest Peru recently revealed new Nazca Lines.
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For the days when you don't feel a sense of brotherhood, there is Beyoncé.
In the 19th century, an Italian artist created an architectural alphabet in which letters are depicted as monumental structures.
This week, enjoy Batman in Bryant Park, experience Cuban culture in Queens, visit MoCADA for an exhibit on how black communities are affected by natural disasters, sign up for the new Greenpoint Open Studios, and it is your last chance to see shows by Hito Steyerl and another on Capitalist Realism before they close.
Pro-Russian rebels have abducted an artist in eastern Ukraine, the International Business Times reported.
The University of Chicago whitewashed a mural created by visiting artists to the school without consulting the artists or the organizer of their visit. The school says the mural was painted over in response to complaints from local residents in the neighborhood where it was painted, but the artists involved are calling it censorship.
After Donald Judd moved to Marfa, Texas in 1971, he quickly transformed the cow-town into the art world’s desert outpost, much to the chagrin of some locals.
As the visitor to the Museum of Modern Art walks across a swarming fifth floor this summer, she will find Lygia Clark: The Abandonment of Art, 1948–1988, the first comprehensive retrospective of the Brazilian artist’s career in America. The show is organized chronologically, starting with Clark’s early works from the 1950s and moving through her […]
The arresting images that have thrived on the pages of National Geographic since 1888 are just a fraction of the photographs taken for the magazine.
Collector Jeffrey Goldstein agreed to speak with me about some of the concerns raised in my previous post — including the handling of Vivian Maier's artworks and story, as well as the ethics of making posthumous prints from her original negatives.
A big part of the art world is art history, and nowhere is that clearer than in the recent spate of exhibition revivals.
Inspired by bird nests or vanishing building techniques, architecture based on natural materials is an expanding focus in both sculpture garden and urban landscape.
This week, museums of the mind, Google captured in photos, a leaked document by Manifesta 10 curator Kasper König, 30 years of cell phone design, Sonny Rollins spoof goes wrong, online curators, and more.
This week, the Guardian reported that Dallas, which “shares with Detroit the honor of being one of the two most car-dependent major metropolitan areas in the US” may be losing its affection for the automobile.
I first went to Marilyn Lerner’s studio shortly after I reviewed her show at John Good for Artforum (May, 1989), and have gone periodically ever since.
In 1978, the esteemed British curator Bryan Robertson saw fit to compare the promise of painter Gary Wragg’s emergent career with that of the young Jackson Pollock. It is a comparison lent some weight by the fact that Robertson had written a monograph and organized a major exhibition devoted to Pollock’s work when he was Director of London’s Whitechapel Gallery.
Considering that I had always thought of Amy Sillman as an abstract painter, I was surprised to encounter, after seeing her mid-career retrospective at the Hessel Museum of Bard College, an oeuvre that was entirely about the body, touch, and the awkwardness of human interaction.
For his solo show at Pace Gallery in 2010, Thomas Nozkowski made the decision to hang his work in pairs, with an oil painting on canvas board or panel alongside a related work on paper, setting up a contrast between density and light, slow and fast, rumination and riff. Show More Summary