A little-known depiction of Harlem literary life and African-American literature by Faith Ringgold is currently on view at the New York Public Library in its exhibition The ABC of It: Why Children’s Books Matter.
LOS ANGELES — The red carpet at Paramount Pictures Studios didn’t lead to a movie premiere or an awards ceremony, but rather the Lower East Side — or at least its facsimile in the studio’s New York backlot, where brownstone and cast-iron buildings hosted pop-up galleries and bookshops. This was the second year that international photography fair Paris Photo returned to Los Angeles for its American offshoot.
This morning a group of some 200 arts professionals gathered at the TimesCenter, an event space owned by the New York Times, to hear the latest results from Culture Track, an ongoing study that follows Americans’ participation in cultural events.
For 19 days each fall, ArtPrize occupies three square-miles of public and private venues across downtown Grand Rapids, MI, transforming the city into the most intriguing art event of the year.
Last Saturday night, a crowd gathered in Prospect Park for a 20-minute pyrotechnic performance, “A Butterfly for Brooklyn,” by feminist art icon Judy Chicago in honor of her 75th birthday.
Some people have a very different idea of what it means to be an artist.
Municipal signage and schematics, as design firm Pentagram’s recent work on New York’s beach and parking signage attests, can play a significant role in (re)defining the character of urban space.
California-born, Brooklyn, New York–based comics writer and artist Gabrielle Bell diarizes as often as she contemplates the very idea of memoirs in Truth Is Fragmentary: Travelogues & Diaries, her new, mostly black-and-white collection of autobiographical comics.
LOS ANGELES — The biggest selfie news of the past week comes from drones, which have spawned a new selfie category: the dronie.