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In The Observer Effect: On Contemporary Painting, Schwabsky’s readable and often chirpy essays philosophically examine what painting is and can become through an observer’s encounter.
Since the early 1980s, Kiki Smith has created artworks marked by her fascination and concern with the human body. In a conversation with Hyperallergic, she discusses some of her first films and audio works, which have been scantily acknowledged, offering a corrective to the object-based record of her decades-long career.
Making Van Gogh: A German Love Story is an heroic effort to salvage Vincent van Gogh’s great artistic intensity from the much hyped, romantic image of the artist as a doomed interloper.
The five essays in Bacon and the Mind: Art, Neuroscience and Psychology call us to grapple with an artist whose life and work were anything but simple.
Today 87 years old, Radigue worked within the tradition of La Monte Young and John Cage in the 1960s and ’70s, moving between Paris and New York City.
Victor Horta, like many architects at the turn of the century, wanted to eliminate the distinction between major and minor arts by creating immersive environments.
The exhibition Cabinets of Curiosities is essentially a collection of collections that has everything for the postmodern globalist in the age of data retrieval.
The Centre Pompidou-Metz and Museum Tinguely have joined together to present a remarkably diverse and prolific two-part exhibition devoted to the German artist Rebecca Horn.
Maar’s photographic experiments reject the pretense of naturalism in straightforward photography and attempt to achieve something much deeper than resemblance.
Memories of Travel: The Antoine de Galbert Collection takes us to a thrilling world of outrageous abnormality, which positivist art history had ignored and repressed.
Francis M. Naumann’s Mentors is an accessible and richly detailed celebration of intense cross-generational exchanges.