This season of the Recording Artists podcast, hosted by Helen Molesworth, explores what it has meant to be a woman and artist through the lives of six iconic artists.
Two Treasure Hunters Headed to Jail After Concealing Their Discovery of Viking Treasure Trove
The metal detector enthusiasts, along with two coin dealers who assisted in selling the concealed find, have all been sentenced to up to 10 years in jail. The collection is worth an estimated $15.4 million.
Noguchi Museum Launches Online Archive of 60,000 Unique Works
The vast archive of photographs, manuscripts, and digitized drawings is coupled with an updated digital catalogue raisonné of Isamu Noguchi’s work.
The UN’s World Health Organization Says Art Is a Powerful Prescription
A study published by the World Health Organization, which collected data from 900 different publications over a 19-year span, offers important validation for the arts and new solutions for medical professionals.
Baltimore Museum of Art Will Only Acquire Works By Female-Identifying Artists in 2020
Considering that only 4% of the 95,000 artworks in the BMA’s permanent collection were created by women, it makes the decision practical as well as political.
In Long Island City, Local Artists Go Big and Bold
At the Queens neighborhood’s 4th Annual Fall Open Studios & Salon, artists favored installation, mixed media, and sculpture.
Torkwase Dyson Wins Studio Museum’s $50,000 Wein Prize
“[T]his strengthens my commitment to black spatial justice,” Dyson said of the prize, awarded annually to artists of African descent.
Digital Content Creators Are One Step Closer to Ensuring Protection of Their Work Online
Adobe, Twitter, and the New York Times Company are spearheading the Content Authenticity Initiative, which aims to create a reliable system of attribution for digital creators and publishers.
The Fascinating Physics of Jackson Pollock’s “Drip” Paintings
Researchers from the National Autonomous University of Mexico and Brown University studied the defining characteristics of Pollock’s techniques, which may help authenticate his action paintings.
Where Did All of the Art Spaces Go? Greenpoint Gallery Night Enters Its 15th Edition
With the artwork curated mostly by participating businesses, the biannual art crawl felt more like a tour of the Brooklyn neighborhood’s retail culture than a gallery night.
From Domestic to Introspective, Highlights From Gowanus Open Studios 2019
While much of the work leaned heavily towards the commercial — from functional ceramics to jewelry and affordable prints — a group of standout artists investigated the personal by starting with the universal.
A Wide Spectrum of Ideas and Artist Studios in Brooklyn’s Sunset Park
At the second iteration of Sunset Park Wide Open, artists displayed a collective need to challenge assumptions around materials and concepts.