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Tonight, over 40 protesters staged an intervention inside the Guggenheim Museum in Manhattan during Saturday night's pay-what-you-wish admission hours.
The Beautiful Thing That Awaits Us All (Nightshade Books, 2013) is Laird Barron’s fifth book and his third collection of short stories. Barron’s fiction is Horror with a capital H. He has a Weird Lovecraftian streak, and he doesn’t care who knows it.
The recent death of William Weaver, the acclaimed translator of Italo Calvino, Umberto Eco, Primo Levi and other modern Italian authors, spurred memories of the translation class he taught at Columbia University back in the late 1970s. Show More Summary
Stacked against the market-driven myth of the solitary genius, the role of community in fostering creative ferment is generally given short shrift. The neatly coordinated categories we encounter in museums, arranged by time period, style or place of origin, barely touch on the diverse constituencies and influences that brought the art into being.
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For the last decade there have been a growing debate over the love life of President Lincoln, who, like many men of his generation, slept with other men in the same bed. That fact, which may seem peculiar to a contemporary audience, is the subject of New Orleans-based artist Skylar Fein's latest work, "The Lincoln Bedroom" (2013).
A group of artists have threatened to boycott the Biennale of Sydney in protest of one of the exhibition's major sponsors, a company called Transfield, which contracts with the Australian government to manage mandatory detention centers for asylum seekers on Nauru and Manus Island in Papua New Guinea.
German art hoarder starts his own website, more details on the Corcoran Gallery, Banksys fail to sell, and more from the week in art news.
Last week’s article on the recently announced Maya Museum in Guatemala City raised some questions. What are the ethical considerations involved in opening a museum about an existing people’s cultural history?
Art as we see it now isn't always as the artist intended. After the paint dries, there's still chemistry happening on the canvas.
CHICAGO — The closing of Finestra Art Space deserves to be noted with a little sadness. It’s not just that the Doerings consistently showed innovative, high quality art in their small but beautiful space, which will be missed — it also feels like there’s a gap in this landmark building now.
Time to cozy up inside and draw trees …
In The Power of Poison, currently at the American Museum of Natural History in Manhattan, the history of poison as a natural defense, a murderous weapon, and even a cure is explored in detail.
LOS ANGELES — Vancouver-based artist Ho Tam has catalogued many iterations of multiples throughout his career, ranging from commercial imagery to Asian male bodies.
In today's high-paced media environment, yesterday's footage of Russian security officials in traditional Cossack headgear whipping members of Pussy Riot (below) has already made it into the activist group's latest video, "Putin Will Teach You How to Love."
Last week, we noted the interview Jasper Johns gave the Financial Times regarding his Regrets, the octogenarian's latest body of work and title of his forthcoming show at the Museum of Modern Art.
Let’s look past the globules, barnacles, and goo. At its heart, Matthew Barney’s River of Fundament is a film about white, male America’s failure to comprehend urbanism.
US President Obama's apology to University of Texas at Austin art history professor Ann Collins Johns has created a frenzy of media coverage but also some inexplicably strange responses.
In Fall 2013, Kadist Art Foundation established a new series of interviews with artists in Mexico City.
The innovative paper engineering of an overlooked Czech artist is currently filling the second floor gallery of the Grolier Club. The Upper East Side bibliophilic society opened an exhibition of pop-up books and other paper art by Vojt?ch Kubašta last month, but for a long time the artist's work couldn't even get past the Iron Curtain.