In a sparse congregation of West Virginia, photographer Hunter Barnes documented a Pentecostal sect that believes in snake handling and poison drinking as part of their services.
Earlier this week at the Union Theological Seminary, I sensed that someone in power must have a wicked sense of humor.
Before the frustration and jadedness come, before galleries and museums and auction houses, before art history exams and conceptual art and identity politics, there is the simple joy of making art.
LOS ANGELES — Mind-altering conversations happen by chance, randomly, when we are least expecting them to occur.
NYC hires Queens Museum director, a Rembrandt found in storage, new photo center at SFMOMA, David Lynch’s first major museum exhibition, and more from the week in art news.
Pratt Institute presents One or More, an end of the year exhibition featuring works by senior fine arts students.
Just as the history of cinema is filled with questions and contestations — did the Lumière brothers invent motion pictures, or does the Edison company’s kinetoscope deserve the credit? — so too is the history of documentary.
On April 9, Frieze New York and city labor unions announced that they had reached a settlement regarding using unionized workers for their fair in May.
Natural history museums, despite their names, are pretty unnatural. Antisocial carnivores cluster in nuclear families, while the tanned skin of sea creatures is painted to match its living colors. In a series of dioramas, Brooklyn-based artist Lori Nix plays with the absurdities of these spaces.