… And just in time for the Miami art fairs! You’ll remember Peter Fuss as the Polish artist who posted a billboard of a dead Obama during the 2008 US Presidential campaign, well, now he’s taking aim at someone with more art world cred … the king of global gallery domination himself, Larry Gagosian.
His dealer’s website says, “he comments on politics, the relationships between religion and authority, flashy religiosity, social problems and art.” But let’s face it, he just wants love, maybe a hug from Gogo? You can check out Fuss’s other work, which has the same minimalist black and white style. I do love the luxury-brand treatment Fuss has given his very public query. Makes me think of high-end chocolates, designer shopping bags, and credit cards… mmmm, chocolate.
Our favorite US shows of 2021, brought to you by the writers and editors of Hyperallergic.
Naito’s Op-inspired abstractions might have been an oblique way of dealing with feelings of displacement after moving to the United States.
BIENALSUR, the International Biennial of Contemporary Art of the South, has returned to Saudi Arabia for an exhibition presenting more than 20 international artists, including Filwa Nazer, Rafael Lozano-Hemmer, and Tony Oursler.
Braque’s paintings speak of self-containment, of a quietly impassioned, ongoing dedication to the task at hand.
In Amber Robles-Gordon’s artwork, the borders between states matter less than the overlapping territories of self, the never-ending negotiation of identity.
Schulte seems at once focused and restless, determined and open.
The archive kicks off an initiative by the Met Museum and the Studio Museum to conserve and digitize his works, and research the context of his photographs, his singular photographic techniques, and his life.
On view in Abu Dhabi until February 5, 2022, the paintings and sculptures in Modernisms shed new light on artists like Parviz Tanavoli, Fahrelnissa Zeid, and M.F. Husain.
In 1996, Nez Perce Tribe members had to fundraise hundreds of thousands of dollars to pay the Ohio History Connection to secure artifacts that were rightfully theirs.
Andrew McCarthy used a modified telescope to take over 150,000 images of the sun, combining them to create the stunningly crisp photo.
The city brought shows to life that will be talked about for years to come.