In part 2 of this month, reviews of Arcade Fire, Miley Cyrus, Omar Souleyman, and Chance the Rapper.
ASHEVILLE, North Carolina — Esteban Vicente was a lyrical abstractionist whose work over eight decades redefines that category. A current exhibition at the Asheville Art Museum, Esteban Vicente: The Art of Interruption, takes its title from Elaine de Kooning’s insight into her longtime friend’s technique.
Leon Kossoff’s paintings can be counted among the vanishing breed of artworks whose comprehension is entirely dependent upon being in its physical presence.
Let me introduce you to a few of the many selves of Eleanor Antin, as they are represented in the show Multiple Occupancy: Eleanor Antin’s “Selves,” currently on view at the Wallach Art Gallery at Columbia University.
Kanye West has given a doozy of an interview on NYC’s Power 105 radio station that really makes you wonder how much bigger his ego could possibly be and if he believes his pseudo-revolutionary babble about corporations and creativity. When someone talks about being marginalized for only designing two shoes at a major corporation (08:42) […]
CHICAGO — “You are the future, and you get love by video,” chants artist Jillian Mayer in “I Am Your Grandma,” a simple, catchy, one-minute video in which the artist ponders the idea that she will be a grandmother and her grandkids will find this video on YouTube.
A Strozzi goes to LACMA, photojournalist sues AFP and Getty and wins $1.2M, Haring Foundation donates to New Museum, Smithsonian gets $1.8M from Oman, and more.
I have always thought it unfair that Peter Doig is chiefly known for the headlines associated with the sale of his “White Canoe” painting by Charles Saatchi at auction in 2007 for £5.7 million ($9.31M). This made him Europe’s most expensive living painter and the acknowledgement was accompanied by all the market-related press and interest that such titles generate.
Last Sunday night, on the occasion of the exhibit Chagall: Love, War, and Exile on view at the Jewish Museum, Jordan Kantor a painter and professor at California College of the Arts, hosted an intimate panel looking back at painting since the death of Chagall to the present.
My general policy about holiday consumerism is that if I’m going to spend money, I’d rather do so at a small business or an artist-run project that can really use my hand-earned dollars. So with that in mind, we compiled a list of fun arty gift items …
It’s Thanksgiving today in the United States, so we thought it would be a great time to debunk what you thought you knew about this national holiday that pretends to be about giving thanks. #cueominousmusic
“Art,” wrote Leo Tolstoy in an 1886 essay, “begins when one person, with the object of joining another or others to himself in one and the same feeling, expresses that feeling by certain external indications.”