An obviously keen eye and dry sense of humor is behind this throng of carved skulls decorated with precious stones, skeletons, amulets, rosaries, and engravings from Europe and Asia.
The work of Gordon Matta-Clark, an artist best known for carving massive holes into derelict walls, has renewed symbolic power in today’s political climate.
Bijoux d’artistes is pleasurably guilty of pole vaulting “art” into the category of fashionable, high-end luxury products: art à la mode.
Ryoji Ikeda’s overwhelming sound and video installations, exhibited at Centre Pompidou, evoke the totalitarian grip that Big Data holds on our daily lives.
A retrospective at Centre Pompidou features the eclectic early works of the artist, poet, political activist and scholar who spearheaded the European wing of the “happening” movement.
The 5th edition of Jaou Tunis at the Kamel Lazaar Foundation brings together the works of various North African artists in a beautiful and oftentimes political display.
Looking at František Kupka we see an intense channeling of occult vibrations and shimmering realities that asks viewers if they too have experienced their life this way.
This sprawling show at the Musée du quai Branly encompasses a wealth of sepulchral, shrouded spirits meandering through Asia’s cultural purview.
The late Cuban artist Agustin Fernandez created a gloomy, gritty body of works that imagine a hyper-sexed, electronic corporeality.
An exhibition of ecstatic, mystical work at the Halle Saint Pierre in Paris questions what is visionary, anti-pop, art brut, or art brutish.
An exhibition in Venice celebrates the glitz and grandeur of self-portraits by star artists at a time when members of the public are increasingly wary about sharing images of themselves.
Jean Fautrier was a subtle, solitary, strange, serene, and even severe French painter who experienced a good deal of suspension in his saw-tooth-shaped career.