Wayne Coe creates one-color sand paintings on the sidewalks and floors of New York. While, like the Buddhist or Navajo tradition of sand painting his creations are ephemeral art works that disappear after people walk all over them or the winds shift the grains, unlike their more spiritual predecessors Coe’s creations are more corporeal and use the language of male porn theater advertising from the 1970s and 1980s to mock up ads for famous contemporary artists.
As part of the Brooklyn Art Now survey, curated by James Kalm (aka Loren Munk), Coe was creating “Chris Burden in Art Lovers” (2011) in the second floor hallway of 111 Front Street. Using black sand and brushes, he worked for six hours yesterday and took some time out of his performance to participate in another guerrilla video interview to explain “art-xploitation,” which he says is “the use of male film hyperbole to sell art.”
In his new works, Gober pulled me into another world, one that was both illuminated by natural light and full of cold shadows.
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Curator, educator, and transdisciplinary artist Jova Lynne is coming from MOCAD to lead Temple Contemporary exhibitions and public programs.
Testament at Goldsmiths College asks: Can any monument be removed of its tarnish?
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Featuring underwater recordings from around the world, this immersive, site-specific installation is on view at the Lenfest Center for the Arts in NYC from February 3 to 13.
Unveiled as a part of the Prospect.5 triennial, the bronze is one of five new works that suggest new approaches to public statuary.
X-ray imaging revealed the hidden wounds on Yves Tanguy’s 1930 masterpiece, which was slashed violently during an attack on a Paris arthouse theater.
BRIC’s multidisciplinary program in Brooklyn has cohorts in Contemporary Art, Film & TV, Performing Arts, and Video Art. Applications are due March 10.
Their portraits will be included along with those of Venus and Serena Williams, José Andrés, Clive Davis, and Marian Wright Edelman.
Since 2017, the Gordon Parks Foundation has awarded annual fellowships to 10 artists in a range of disciplines.
To understand contemporary art, it is necessary to investigate the connections that are sometimes omitted or undervalued in art history.