After years of financial crisis, Washington, DC’s Corcoran Gallery of Art — the city’s largest and oldest private museum, which focuses on American art — has announced a plan that would see it “cease to exist as an independent institution,” the Washington Post reports.
Each winter season, Key West, Florida, hosts a temporary outdoor sculpture exhibit in its historic forts and beaches. Now in its eighteenth year, Sculpture Key West offers an extraordinary platform for emerging and established artists to showcase their work.
There comes a time when an American politician has to stand not for what’s popular, but what’s Right, what’s True.
In his first remarks since local artist Maximo Caminero smashed a vase in one of his artworks on view at the Pérez Art Museum Miami, Ai Weiwei told the Associated Press that he doesn’t understand or agree with the vandal’s actions.
For those of us who want to connect with an artistic community but resist openings with curmudgeonly fervor, there is hope: Greenpoint Gallery Night.
A game currently under development uses your own anxiety to make its play increasingly horrifying as you get more scared, and it also aims to help people confront their fear.
Over the past few years, a tiny corner in eastern Paris known as the 13th Arrondissement has become a graffiti mecca, thanks in part to the district’s town hall, which has generally supported artists. Last fall, it sponsored Tour Paris 13, a temporary temple to the spray-can that formed the largest-ever collection of street art. The neighborhood is also home to Les Frigos, a street artist’s squat. Now, it seems the winds may have changed.
Would this spooky reindeer that seems to have transported from some unearthly netherworld stop you in your tracks?
BBC has uncovered unverified video of Miami artist Maximo Caminero destroying part of Ai Weiwei’s “Colored Vases” (2006–12) artwork.
In the Bay Area, where Silicon Valley’s private-shuttle ingenues are a nightmare vanguard to low-income residents in rapidly gentrifying neighborhoods, Google has taken the unprecedented step of directly leasing office space in one such area: San Francisco’s Mission district.
Remember the thrill of finding the library bookmobile as a kid? I do.
Russian police arrested Pussy Riot members Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alekhina earlier today in Sochi, the New York Times reports.