Interpreting the data of 94,526 paintings created between 1800 CE and 2000 CE, Martin Bellander, a PhD student at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden, discovered that blue has increased in art while orange has become less common.
Gagosian has done it again: produced another museum-quality show, this one devoted to images of artists’ studios, as recorded in photographs (on view at its uptown gallery) and in paintings (installed at West 21st Street).
Real, surreal, not quite real, a spectacular con — truth is found in many forms.
In the glare of the afternoon sun and the LED screens of Times Square, an unassuming woman with thick glasses and a rolling wave of gray hair stood on a soapbox and spoke, as another woman held a white dove over her shoulder.
Within mere hours of Hillary Clinton announcing her long-anticipated bid for the 2016 presidency, anti-Clinton street art began cropping up in the vicinity of her Brooklyn campaign headquarters.
They were removing “signs of idolatry.” That’s what an ISIS fighter said in a video published online Saturday.
I remember watching pianist Victor Borge perform on Sesame Street.
One benefit of digitization is the return to the public, if only virtually, of religious and cultural artifacts often long hidden in the collections of institutions far from their regions of origin.
The Salzburg International Summer Academy of Fine Arts, founded in 1953 by Oskar Kokoschka as the “School of Vision,” is the oldest of its kind in Europe.
Cell 25 in Block 9 of Philadelphia’s Eastern State Penitentiary is now a cabinet of curiosities representing the animal life of this stabilized ruin.
Last September, Arnold Lehman announced that he would retire from his position as the director of the Brooklyn Museum.
Thousands took part in a virtual march in the streets of Madrid last Friday night to protest the new Citizens’ Securities Law’s Reform law that will have a chilling effect on public protests.