“Wrapped Terracotta neck-amphora (storage jar)” (2014) is a sculpture that is neither an object nor an image.
The Canadian government has denied the Afghan artist Hanifa Alizada a visa to travel to the country, where she was due to speak and show her work at “The Shrinking World of Photography” symposium next month.
This week, there’s an indie comics fest, a holiday art sale, a magazine benefit party, an invitation to create an object of desire, and two film screenings, including Warhol’s 8-hour static-shot masterpiece, Empire.
In his newest live documentary, The Measure of All Things, filmmaker Sam Green ponders why we’re obsessed with the extremes of accomplishment, no matter how obscure or mundane they actually are.
Did Valdimir Putin get an assist from Pablo Picasso toward his goal of bringing the 2018 World Cup competition to Russia? According to a British report that has just been made public, former soccer star, UEFA president, and FIFA executive member Michel Platini received a Picasso painting as a bribe in return for supporting Russia’s bid to host the 2018 soccer World Cup.
Jacksonville, Florida, may be stuck in the 19th century, because an image of a reclining, nude woman on view at a local museum has local politicians hot and bothered.
A historic building on Millionaire’s Row seems an unlikely location to come upon contemporary sculpture, yet the old and the new are currently loosening each other up in a former party mansion on the Upper East Side. EXPAND//FOLD//COLLAPSE// Sculptures by Marta Chilindron features brightly colored, manipulable works placed within the Beaux-Arts setting of the James B. Duke House.
Studio Art Centers International in Florence, Italy, offers MFA courses in Studio Art (Painting or Drawing), Photography, and an MA in Art History, to students seeking immersion in the culture and art of Europe.
In “Search, Compile, Publish” I identify some of the tactics used by artists who make books and other printout matter in the post-digital print space: grabbing, scraping, hunting, and performing.
The art world’s favorite dirty joke of 2014 — Paul McCarthy’s suggestive “Tree” inflatable that caused Paris’s prudes to perk up back in October — is coming home for the holidays.
Robert Leutheuser is an independent cultural photographer who has dedicated himself to documenting community life in the Middle East, focusing on Kurdish peoples. Perhaps most notably, his work has helped the international community to understand who the Yezidis are.
Just as the mouse may be as an “unexpected” artistic muse, so a Hollywood kids movie about a talking mouse is an unexpected place to find a missing painting from the Hungarian modernist avant-garde.