Lauren Purje (b. 1987) grew up in Dublin, Ohio and graduated from Ohio University in 2009 with a BFA in Painting. She moved to Brooklyn, NY in 2011 where she currently lives and works. This series of comic... More by Lauren Purje
10 Art Shows to See in New York This June
This month: Highlights from El Museo del Barrio’s collection, artworks on book covers, Chinese bird-and-flower paintings, and more.
Met Museum to Return Donations From Failed FTX Crypto Exchange
The Met received two gifts totaling $550K from the now-bankrupt company.
“Like a Homecoming”: Gary Simmons Exhibition Opens at MCA Chicago
Gary Simmons: Public Enemy surveys the artist’s career in exposing legacies of race and class in US popular culture.
Duff Norris On an Expansive Definition of Manhood
“I deeply desire an understanding of manhood that includes tenderness and open-heartedness that is not in opposition to butchness,” said the Brooklyn-based artist.
Beirut’s Sursock Museum Reopens After Deadly Port Explosion
The museum was forced to close for nearly three years after suffering extensive damage during the blast of August 4, 2020.
by Maya Pontone
SITE Santa Fe Opens Bruce Nauman’s First Solo Exhibition in New Mexico
His Mark features a collection of new and recent video installations, including never-before-shown self-portrait work and 3D video.
Jon Pylypchuk Exorcises His Ghosts
Mortality has long been a theme for the irreverent artist, but his most recent show at California’s ArtCenter College of Design deals with specific losses and loves.
What Would a World Without Genocide Look Like?
Reparations of the Heart prompts the question: Where would diaspora Armenians and other SWANA communities be if the Armenian Genocide had never happened?
Mohawk Artist Shelley Niro’s First Major Retrospective Opens at the National Museum of the American Indian
Shelley Niro: 500 Year Itch confronts the challenges of being Indigenous and female in the United States and Canada. On view in NYC.
Searching for Warhol’s “Cum”
Welcome to Alchemy, in which artists with famous names mix strange substances together with outcomes of variable interest.
Florence Museum Wins Copyright Lawsuit Over Image of “David”
A court ruled that Edizioni Condé Nast used a photograph of Michelangelo’s sculpture “insidiously and maliciously” in a magazine cover.
Makes me want to start my own Yellowism movement… by painting nothing but giraffes eating bananas.
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