This week, the secrets of late Barnett Newman paintings, Parviz Tanavoli in the spotlight, Asian-American poetry and visual art, glitch art, old US infographics, dinosaurs at MoMA, and more.Continue Reading →
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John Bramblitt of Denton, Texas, lost his sight 13 years ago but paints vivid portraits and landscapes by “feeling” the textures of different colors.Continue Reading →
I generally stay out of public arguments about the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). I feel too close, yet I’m not an insider.Continue Reading →
On Tuesday, artnet News posted an article by Christian Viveros-Fauné with the attention-grabbing and self-explanatory title, “MoMA Curator Klaus Biesenbach Should Be Fired Over Björk Show Debacle.”Continue Reading →
A work of literature or art can be effective in different ways — most of which are by nature invisible.Continue Reading →
This week, the post-AIDS body, the conservatives are trying to change higher education in North Carolina, Saudi Arabia is destroying its heritage, white fragility, skin tone in comics, cat haikus, and more.Continue Reading →
Spanish investigators report they may have discovered the remains of Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, better known as Cervantes, the author of Don Quixote, in a convent in Madrid.Continue Reading →
LOS ANGELES — When we last reported on Norms Coffee Shop in January, the new owner of the Southern California chain had just been issued a demolition permit for the building, leading to a massive outcry from architectural preservationists.Continue Reading →
This week, considering why museums publish online, destroying an Islamic museum, a new peacock spider, Mac’s original icons, male shaming, and more.Continue Reading →
This week, Hyperallergic’s Laura C. Mallonee reported that the Friedenstein Foundation in Gotha, Germany, is seeking the upper half of the 16th-century painting “Bowl With the Head of John the Baptist” by Lucas Cranach, which was sawn in two by an art dealer in 1936.Continue Reading →