In the second volume of a definitive biography, the art critic Jed Perl recalls how the innovative artist revolutionized sculpture.
In a new book, the photographer Peter Kayafas captures the contemporary soul of a region long obscured by its own enduring myths.
In Atlanta, the pride-affirming work of the African American self-taught artist Charles Williams comes into focus in a new, well-researched exhibition.
In a new exhibition, the Chinese artist Guo Hongwei uses watercolor to vividly depict nature’s forms — and gently tease the eye.
Intense and deeply personal, the Japanese self-taught artist’s work, now in its first-ever New York solo survey, defies easy labels.
With a broader, more international scope, this year’s gathering will offer fresh discoveries at every turn.
“I’m strongly drawn to saintly artists. I mean people who believe that each brushstroke will save the world or will represent the suffering of humanity in the face of a sheep.”
In unabashedly sexual, but not necessarily erotic paintings and drawings, the artist Aaron Skolnick focuses on men — naked and intimate.
An amateur photographer’s images of louche Cape Town nightlife in the 1960s capture a daring, booze-fueled, melting-pot spirit in the face of apartheid.
At the Everson Museum in upstate New York, a mini-retrospective highlights the timeliness of the artist’s enduring humanistic and nature-focused themes.
A remarkable cache of drawings by a now-deceased, African-American prisoner in Ohio might be just what the art market has been waiting for.
The artist Judy Ann MacMillan examines changes in her understanding of herself, the world, and painting against the backdrop of Jamaica’s challenging emergence as a modern, independent nation.