Between 1848 and 1890, dozens of grand mental asylums were built around the United States under the Kirkbride Plan, designed by Thomas Story Kirkbride.
Three years ago, Kansas City–based artist A. Bitterman proposed moving a vacant, dilapidated house, located in one of the city’s poorest neighborhoods, to the lawn of the Nelson-Atkins Museum.
The first images coming out of the Freddie Gray protests in Baltimore last week were photographs by local professionals and amateurs, distributed across social media.
Esopus 22: Medicine feels like a giant patient file for the cross between the medical and visual arts.
On Tuesday the US Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals delivered its ruling on the California Resale Royalty Act (CRRA), deeming it unconstitutional but, unlike the District Court that examined it back in 2012, deciding that the offending clause could be removed without having to strike the entire act.
A group of 54 artists and other art worlders has signed a letter asking Mayor de Blasio and Meenakshi Srinivasan, chair of the NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission, to deny the Frick Collection’s proposed plan for expansion.
In the market for a fine art degree but unsure how to pick schools? The real question is: which list of the top art schools is right for you?
The City of Toronto Arts & Culture Services is working with Parks, Forestry & Recreation and the Ward 27 Councillor’s Office on the high-profile re-development of Clover Hill Park.
Clouds, shadows, and other mirrors of the soul have long led protagonists into temptation in order to deliver audiences from evil.
In Colonial Arrangements, a site-specific exhibition in partnership with the Historic House Trust, UK-born Nigerian artist Yinka Shonibare MBE conjures Eliza Jumel’s specter with headless mannequins clothed in Dutch wax fabric.
The tenth edition of Bushwick Open Studios (BOS) is just a month away, and it’s hard to believe how much has changed in the Brooklyn neighborhood since 2006.
I have known about Joan Semmel for a long time. But recently I began thinking about the parallel concerns between my own practice and the work of this artist 20 or so years my senior.