Artist Susan Unterberg kept her secret for 22 years, but after an article in the New York Times came out last month, everyone knows the New York-based artist is the person behind the mysterious foundation.
Called Anonymous Was a Woman, the foundation gives $25,000 in unrestricted grants to female artists over the age of 40. I spoke to recipient Nene Humphrey about the impact the gift made on her life, and then Unterberg herself.
Then I invite critic Zachary Small to talk about a knock-out small show at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, On the Ropes: Vintage Boxing Cards from the Jefferson R. Burdick Collection, that he thinks deserves a careful look.
A special thanks to Miserable Chillers & Sun Kin for the music to this week’s episode, which features their latest album, Adoration Room. You can listen to that and more at miserablechillers.bandcamp.com and other streaming services.
“You can’t have idols; it’s in the second commandment,” he screamed before being arrested.
The Mexican artist confronts gun violence and nuclear power through sculpture, print, performance, and video work.
Ten artists will receive studio space and access to faculty, staff, students, workshops, and programming at an arts institution in the heart of Philadelphia.
Manhattan now has its own, downscaled version of the artist’s famous Chicago sculpture, oddly squished under a luxury condo tower.
Increased oil tanker truck traffic would “seriously degrade” the experience of viewing the canyon’s Indigenous rock art, said one advocate of the site.
Join the New-York Historical Society on February 10 for a virtual conversation about our changing relationship to the natural world with Julie Decker, John Grade, and LaMont Hamilton.
Jafar Panahi was arrested last July, after he participated in protests at the notorious Evin prison.
Designed by artist Christine Egaña Navin, the items will be offered by Project Art Distribution at this weekend’s NADA Flea Market.
The French painter felt he had to rise to the challenge of one question above all things else: What exactly is it to be a modern artist?
Philipsz’s haunting sound and video artworks serve as a poignant witness to the lives and artistry of victims of the Holocaust.