From bread sculptures to fabric galore, the pent up energy of the pandemic was overflowing at this grassroots art fair that continues to wow.
No one encompasses that soulless supersizing of pop culture as clearly as Kaws.
This week, the world’s biggest Pokémon card collector, how a photojournalist was killed in Afghanistan, Dan Hancox and Kasia Tomasiewicz, writing for Coda, discuss how children’s toys may be normalizing surveillance, coopting “woke,” and much more.
This week, the battle over book reviews, Alice Neel’s populism, Herat’s history with the Taliban, considering cultural appropriation, and more.
This week, Lucia Hierro’s oversized sculptures of shopping bags, the billionaire obsession with outer space, shutting out comic book artists, Ishmael Reed, bad book tropes, and more.
Attorney Brett Chapman explains why this Ponca heirloom should be returned to Native Americans.
For over 70 years, Flack has been making art in New York and boy does she have stories to tell.
This week, Everyday for 21 years, Mike Disfarmer’s photographs, antiracism in the contemporary university, creator of Dogecoin has a warning, Pornhub’s owner, and more.
This week, the funniest article of the year, online novels, reviewing a new museum building in Houston, hating on Cézanne, defining art, and more.
This week, Frank Gehry’s new van Gogh inspired building, Diana Ross releases a new track after 15 years, crafting save the US, LGBTQ-owned US bookshops, and more.
This week, a sad billionaire park, Paula Rego’s abortion paintings, soap bubbles in art, aliens colonizing space, and more.
Jessica Kingdon’s new film Ascension documents the factories, etiquette centers, and other contemporary curiosities of China.