Ilya and Emilia Kabakov

Post image for Castello di Ama: Contemporary Masters in the Tuscan Countryside

SIENA, Italy — At the bottom of a small grotto that could easily pass for something from the medieval era there stands a small, shadowy, and delicate Carrera marble fountain that kneels in a shallow pool of water.

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Post image for A New Home for Art in Atlantic City

Last month, a large-scale public art exhibition opened quietly in Atlantic City. With commissioned pieces by Kiki Smith, Ilya and Emilia Kabakov, Robert Barry, and John Roloff, Artlantic, despite its silly-sounding name, boasts an impressive lineup of artists. Now the question is how to get the art world, as well as tourists, to take notice.

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Post image for Stumbling upon Serendipity at the Havana Biennial

I have never felt I more fully embodied the role of “cultural tourist” than when I visited the 11th Havana Biennial for its opening week.

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