Dada: It was the mother of all revolutionary art movements, shocking in the almost mystical nihilism and concomitant absurdity that it expounded. Anti-aesthetic, anti-rational, anti-idealistic, anti-establishment, anti-literary … anti-everything it seemed!
Eleven Play is a Japanese dance group that incorporates advanced technologies directly into their practice.
PHILADELPHIA — Located in the Woodmere Art Museum in Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia, Quita Brodhead: Bold Strokes shines a welcome light on a painter who displayed a level of ingenuity and skill in a range of styles, one who strangely has little name recognition in the United States today.
Any Brooklyn art lover is probably familiar with Wagmag, the helpful guide to the borough’s art spaces, and now it’s time to show them your support during their annual benefit this Tuesday, May 27, 2014 from 7–9pm at Kunsthalle Galapagos (16 Main Street, Dumbo, Brooklyn)
Of the many things one might expect to see in the industrial chic gallery neighborhood of Chelsea on a Monday evening, chicken blood and guts splayed on the sidewalk is not one of them.
The International New York Times publishing partner in the United Arab Emirates has declined to print the May 20 edition of the paper over a front-page story on labor abuses on the country’s Saadiyat Island in Abu Dhabi.
HONG KONG — Art Basel Hong Kong, formerly ART HK and brought into the fold of the Art Basel franchise last year by director Magnus Renfrew, is primarily about place, though it thinks it’s about selling art.
Before tut-tutting Hollywood for another summer of what A.O. Scott and Manohla Dargis have called “sequel season, when the movie studios celebrate their lack of imagination by disguising it as populism” — a moment of reflection for one of cinematic-summer’s greatest visionaries, H. R. Giger, who passed away last Monday from injuries sustained in a fall.
This week, you can discover the family history of a Goya masterpiece at the Metropolitan Museum, listen to the creator of the House of Cards TV series talk about politics, or snag a wonderful work of art at WagMag’s benefit. And remember that this week is your last chance to see the wonderful Maria Lassnig show at MoMA PS1 — don’t say we didn’t worn you!