Aloof, gay waifs appear as persistently in Hernan Bas’s paintings as saints in a cathedral.
Kenta Murakami is an arts writer from the Pacific Northwest. He recently graduated from the University of Richmond with a B.A. in Art History, where he worked as a curatorial assistant, and is now interning at Hauser & Wirth.
Berlinde De Bruyckere’s Beloved Corpses
Berlinde De Bruyckere’s work is often unsettling.
Digital Worlds Stretch the Limits of What’s Possible
Upon entering the Bed-Stuy gallery American Medium — which sits just off Nostrand Avenue as a peculiar, fluorescent-lit dot in a sea of brownstones and Jamaican digs — one finds oneself confronted with the reverberating sounds of Adam Basanta’s sculpture “A Line Listening.”
Wolfgang Tillmans: A Wandering Eye Enamored with the World
Wolfgang Tillmans’s oeuvre has the rare ability to move across genres, mediums, and styles while still remaining indisputably singular. His exhibition of 175 recent works at David Zwirner, entitled PCR, is no exception.
Artists of African Descent Don Disguises in the Digital Age
SEATTLE — The Seattle Art Museum (SAM) attempts to confront the nuanced subtext of its vast collection of African masks in the ambitious and delightful exhibition Disguise: Masks and Global African Art.