“There is a huge boom in the elderly population, not just in New York City but everywhere — we’re all living longer,” Kristin Sakoda said by way of introducing the importance of programs that address the “cultural, social, and economic life” of the aged.
LOS ANGELES — Laura Parnes’s four-disk video series Blood and Guts in Hollywood exposes the idealized teenage dream for what it is: A boring, vapid fantasy of “love” that is marketed and sold to an audience of young dreamers searching for their soulmate in the illusions of silver screens and false idols.
Among peeling paint and creaking floors, the Governors Island Art Fair returned this past weekend to the former military homes of Colonels Row out in the New York Harbor.
Filmmaker Sonia Bible considers Rosaleen Norton “the most persecuted artist in Australian history.” With a new documentary, she’s hoping to set a more accurate record of the life of woman who in the 1940s and 50s scandalized the country with her occult art, and bold sexuality.
This week, we have a seldom seen documentary starring LA itself, early digital art from the 1960s, the last chance to see proto-PoMo painter John Altoon’s LACMA retrospective, and lots more.
A legal battle has ensued over who has legal rights to an artist’s photographic negatives.
Performance art doesn’t have to be so heavy. It can be light, like diving head-first into the trash, in Tamar Ettun’s case.
Among the films produced by one Syrian NGO: one of the first documentaries to look at the early effects that ISIS was having on residents of eastern Syria.
All you need is a giant slingshot!
This week, new shows by Morris Louis, Saul Steinberg, and R. Luke DuBois, a feminist manifesto, Greenpoint Gallery Night, and much more.