It’s hard not to be affected by Swoon’s passionate and visually stunning idealism, the Brooklyn-based artist has made a career of large beautiful drawings and prints of people who convey hope, strength, and personal power.
The future of 5 Pointz might now be measured in weeks. A federal court in Brooklyn ruled Tuesday against an injunction that would have stopped the demolition of the graffiti and street art center in Long Island City.
Jérôme Bel’s new piece, Disabled Theater, now at New York Live Arts as part of Performa 13, has gotten a fair amount of positive press and reviews, but it felt complicated to me, and not always in good ways.
Lest we get too excited about what the museum is billing on its website as “one of the broadest and most diverse takes on art in the United States that the Whitney has offered in many years,” let’s look at some numbers.
To highlight journalism’s visual plight, yesterday’s edition of the leftist French newspaper Libération ran with blank placeholders instead of images.
Everything Sackler changes, and everything Sackler stays the same.
Dia Art Foundation founders withdraw their lawsuit, last Pollock painting confirmed, arson at the Heidelberg Project in Detroit again, and more.
It seems like every few decades there is a mainstream revival for the occult and esoteric. Not that it ever fades away, but there is a periodic surge in fascination with the unknowable, the rites, rituals, and art that make up its history.
CHICAGO — There’s an archetypal monster in your mind, and his name is Frankenstein. In a lecture presented this past Saturday, November 9, at the Chicago Humanities Festival, Heather Keenleyside discussed this notorious monster in relation to this year’s theme “Animal: What Makes Us Human?”