Goya’s Coded Love Letter to the Duchess of Alba
Goya neatly clothes himself in his own world of fantasy: He will have her in the end. In life, where the climate is much chillier, it was, alas, to be otherwise.
Witches Take Over Westchester
Bowen’s multimedia art is an alchemical mix of the sensuous and arcane, and it is more than a little witchy.
The Public Theater Explores the Hurricane Katrina Diaspora in shadow/land
Written by Erika Dickerson-Despenza and directed by Candis C. Jones, this lyrical meditation on legacy, erotic fugitivity, and self-determination is on view in NYC.
14 Art Books and Catalogues We’re Reading This Month
Anthologies and catalogues on feminist art in Latin America, Native mound building, Armenian photography, and more are on our reading list.
Saudi Arabia Announces $1M “Freedom of Expression” Art Award
Kanye West, Roman Polanski, and Carl Andre are among the shortlisted artists.
The Rubin Museum Presents Death Is Not the End
Tibetan Buddhist and Christian works of art made across 12 centuries explore death, the afterlife, and the desire to continue to exist. On view in NYC.
British Museum Offers Greece “Exclusive NFT” of the Parthenon Marbles
“With the power of blockchain technology, there will be no question who the real owner is,” said a British Museum spokesperson.
MoMA to Co-Curate Exhibition With NYPD
Arrest Me, Daddy hopes to cast a more positive light on the work of law enforcement officers.
When I Am Empty Please Dispose of Me Properly
Ayanna Dozier, Ilana Harris-Babou, Meena Hasan, Lucia Hierro, Catherine Opie, Chuck Ramirez, and Pacifico Silano explore the myths of the American Dream at Brooklyn’s BRIC House.
Repatriation-Inspired Fragrance Line Hopes to Heal Collector Wounds
The exotic scents of the Rapatriement line offer solace and joy to dismayed collectors who were forced to return looted artifacts.
Mediocre Painting Thought AI-Generated Revealed as Work of Real Artist
Visitors who spoke to Hyperallergic said they were “horrified” to learn that a human could come up with such a banal and poorly executed artwork.
Pratt’s 2023 Fine Arts MFA Thesis Exhibition Is On View in Brooklyn
The two-part exhibition features the work of 41 graduating artists across disciplines, including painting, sculpture, printmaking, and integrated practices.
Prince Harry to Star in New Van Gogh Biopic
The estranged prince said he took the role to raise awareness of mental health issues.
Newly Discovered Trove of Vermeer Works Reveals He Painted Mainly Dogs
A cache of 243 paintings found in an English castle, all depicting canine subjects, suggests Vermeer’s true aspiration was to become a dog portraitist.
There’s an ART world? I guess it depends on who you know.
Actually… the art world does need to get its head out of James Franco’s ass.
How doe the art world have IHIJFA?
And Jay Zs ass while the are at it.
Any “real” celebrity that either pays attention to, or makes art, is clung to by gallerists, curators etc. and obsessed over. Maybe for just a short while. But a short while too long.
For Lady Gaga, it’s the other way around… Well. Maybe it goes both ways. IDK.
Since it registered with me than Van Gogh and a great many others died for art, I’ve understood myself as having no right to complain about galleries and the art world. Let’s look at the art. It’s an interesting strip.
The art world, as with many communities, is heavily influenced by “who you know”.
and my response to that is…Get your ass up and get out of the house and get out and say HELLO to people and get to know them. Then they will learn about your art, and if it’s good to them, they just might help you.
Well, yes. My comment was in response to the comic which implies that it’s not an accurate observation.
believe me. i understand. but that is one lame excuse I hear all the time from people about the art world. EVERY business is like that. We can’t expect Mary Boone to be wondering about google’s search page everyday looking for new great artists ya know. 😉
But the comic suggests it’s not accurate. It is accurate.
I’ll be the commentor who doesn’t read the article but uses the comment space to say check out my website.
Where is it?
I am my most favorite artist.
I just think it’s funny that the cartoonist depicted the big headed person as a painter.
I do you he/she’s a painter?
You mean that thing on the wall, first frame? I thought that was a sculpture.
And this ‘who’ everyone talks about knowing??
All of your sketches are so deep!
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