The artist’s exhibition for the Taiwan Pavilion at the Venice Biennale shows how he has attempted to bring art into life.
Robert C. Morgan
Robert C. Morgan is an internationally renowned art critic, curator,
artist, writer, art historian, poet, and lecturer. He holds an MFA in
Sculpture from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst (1975), and a
Ph.D. in contemporary art history and aesthetics from the School of
Education, New York University (1978). Dr. Morgan lives in New York,
where he lectures at the School of Visual Arts and Pratt Institute.
He is Professor Emeritus in Art History from the Rochester Institute of
Technology, and, since 2011, a member of the European Academy of
Sciences and Arts in Salzburg.
The Avant-Garde Oeuvre of a Classically Trained Sculptor from North Korea
Seung-taek Lee is one of the most fascinating and deeply committed artists of this generation.
Yinka Shonibare MBE Navigates Prejudice and Dual Identity
Yinka Shonibare MBE has focused on two primary concerns throughout his career: his perspective on “otherness” and his awareness of the subtle intricacies of prejudice.
The Subtle Madness of Larry Poons and Jean Dubuffet
Who would have thought that Dubuffet’s “art brut” style would eventually find an affinity with the gritty, unconventional large-scale paintings Poons made three decades later?
In the Darkness, Finding Rothko’s Sense of Light
The confidence, for Rothko, is revealed through his insistence on the presence of the light, even though it may appear absent at the outset.
Opening Up to Agnes Martin’s Pure Abstraction
A retrospective of the artist’s work at the Guggenheim Museum is worth seeing on more than one occasion, and it will probably appear differently each time.
The Experimental Eclecticism of Ed Moses
His daring embrace of an anti-style approach opened up new potential for abstract painting.
How Sean Scully Bent the Grid
The Irish-born, London-educated, abstract painter Sean Scully established a signature style of painting nearly four decades ago.
For a World Losing Its Head, an Artist Proffers Shamanism as a Solution
The terror incited by the sight of heads rolling down the plank of a guillotine one after another is difficult to conjure in the 21st century.
Painted Colors in Conflicted Motion
Sometime in late 1997, at the former site of the New Museum, I was introduced to a seemingly dejected young painter named Odili Donald Odita.
Korea’s Monochrome Painting Movement Is Having a New York Moment
The term Dansaekhwa, or “monochrome painting,” may elude readers unfamiliar with Korean, but it represents arguably Korea’s most important art movement of the late 20th century
An Artist’s Cryptic Letter from Kyrgyzstan
Liliya Lifanova’s Rumour from Ground Control is a modestly beautiful exhibition.