Kentucky-born artist Edward Melcarth dared to live as an openly homosexual man and did not hide his support for communism.
Vestiges & Verse: Notes from the Newfangled Epic, an exhibition of illustrated texts by self-taught artists, feels so intimate that it seems to enter the creative process itself.
Celebrating art made by autodidacts situated, by choice or circumstance, on the margins of culture and society.
The Brooklyn-based publishing company, Standards Manual, has produced a series of meticulously crafted facsimiles of design manuals, from the New York City Subway to NASA.
Iturria’s art is shot through with melancholy, nostalgia, romance, gentle humor, and an abiding sense of curiosity about what makes people tick.
Jed Perl makes the case that Calder was both an avant-gardist and a populist.
Nishimura paints, plays music, and enjoys the companionship of his cats, but rarely ventures out.
Three new photography books explore a sweep of places and events from Cuba to the studio floor.
Ukiyo-e artists produced woodblock prints incorporating depictions of tattooed bodies that told personal stories of their own.
A self-taught draftsman and fantastical storyteller, Renaldo Kuhler’s life and fashion sense were as eccentric as his art.
The Guggenheim Museum’s Art and China after 1989: Theater of the World presents the conceptual and performance practices that brought Chinese artists into the discourse of global contemporary art.
How much does the long-term care of such projects cost, and who should pay for it?