When aviation took off in the early 20th century, safety was still shaky and the public needed some convincing to get them soaring among the clouds in the noisy metal contraptions.
If you’ve ever found yourself lost in Manhattan, you know that city grids are a beautiful thing.
ROZEL POINT, Utah — Beginning with childhood visits to the American Museum of Natural History and continuing with excursions to study rock formations throughout his adult life, Robert Smithson cultivated a lifelong obsession with natural (and human) history that explicitly informed his artwork, including the Spiral Jetty, his most well-known piece.
Over the course of the last month, the number of countries exhibiting at the 56th annual Venice Biennale has dropped from 90 to 88, following the withdrawal of Costa Rica and Kenya from the show.
The episode is a scary reminder of just how much we rely on Facebook and just how little control we have over it.
On the heels of a desultory interpretation of a prolific artist’s life (looking at you, Björk), the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) dedicated a retrospective to one of the foremost subversive queer filmmakers of our time.
These photographs are a small way of knowing my city in this difficult time.
The surviving Charlie Hebdo cartoonist who frequently drew Mohammed for the newspaper has announced he’s retiring the character.
John James Audubon used to pin dead birds to the wall and quickly sketch them before they rotted. The resulting watercolors, a marriage of science and art, have influenced countless bird lovers since.
With recent statistics showing that only 31% of the solo exhibitions at NYC galleries are devoted to women, it comes as a pleasant surprise that over a two-month period this spring there are several exhibitions simultaneously showcasing the work of second-generation feminist artists.
Cut through by the rumbling FDR Drive and shadowed on one side by the towering skyscrapers of Lower Manhattan, the South Street Seaport is still surprisingly transporting to New York City’s maritime past.
CHICAGO — In Pedro Cabrita Reis’s exhibition at the Arts Club of Chicago, A few lines, a façade inside and a possible staircase, the artist confuses the audience by blurring the lines between his work and the elements of the hosting building.