Toying with blob-like shapes and the illusion of depth, the Austrian self-taught artist Leopold Strobl packs mystery and expressive power into small-scale drawing-collages.
A new book looks at a heady time in the 1960s, when avant-garde Japanese artists explored genre-blending intermedia and expanded cinema.
Out, proud, and unabashedly homoerotic, the gay artist’s iconic imagery has become an international symbol of freedom.
In a first-ever biography of the recently deceased, Polish-born sociologist and theorist, there are lessons for creative people — and everyone else — about perseverance and personal truth.
Frank Jones was “double-sighted” — born with a caul over his left eye — which gave him, or so it was believed, the power to communicate with the spirit world.
Scrivere Disegnando is an exhibition of more than 300 works produced by 93 artists whose subject is imaginary language.
In the face of climate change, economic and political convulsions, and the coronavirus pandemic, it is our modes of living and of occupying our planet that we must urgently modify.
In a new book, the curator and art historian Clémentine Deliss proposes that “ethnographic” artifacts be reconsidered, remediated — and maybe even returned to their original owners.
One of central London’s few remaining alternative arts venues struggles to survive in the face of a 333% rent increase.
On Instagram, Kana Hashimoto’s images of nocturnal Tokyo unwittingly capture the odd feeling of time itself as the coronavirus pandemic drags on.
In a new, in-depth biography, Paul Gorman offers a vivid portrait of the postmodernist impresario who conjured up punk’s angry pose, the Sex Pistols, and much more.
Two new books focusing on journalism and news, and on how they are delivered, offer expansive visions of what “the media” have become.