Members of a Virginia arts commission are calling a pair of Mark Ryden paintings blasphemous and threatening to slash funding for the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art for including them in a forthcoming show.
“Where’s my head?” sing Chris Keating and Anand Wilder of psych-pop band Yeasayer in “Silly Me,” a track off their new album Amen & Goodbye.
PHILADELPHIA — Nancy Davidson’s sculptures have a bombastic quality, like an overbearing, gaudily dressed aunt who has just arrived late to a family gathering.
I received an invitation to attend a show titled “Authority Figure,” subtitled: “An immersive choreography exploring our relationships to surveillance, big data, and policing as it mingles with our psychology.”
This week in art news: bronze statues and coins were salvaged from a Late Roman shipwreck, artist Pyotr Pavlensky was convicted of vandalism over a pro-Ukraine performance, and the Brooklyn Museum offered employee buyouts to help close its $3 million budget deficit.
Urban Outfitters executives may spend the weekend partying in their infamous “Navajo Hipster Panties” and sipping from “Navajo Flasks”: the retailer has just won a partial victory in its ongoing trademark battle with the Navajo Nation, the largest indigenous tribe in the United States.
7 Albums is elliptical; it is poetic. The show works as an additive — but one that’s both nuanced and gentle.
MIAMI — There is a dizzying effect in Beatriz Santiago Muñoz’s short film “Otro usos (Other Uses).”
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Glasgow-born, Berlin-based artist Katie Paterson has spent the past three years collecting wood samples from around the world, trying to check off all the items on her tree species wish list.
For over a decade, helicopter pilots practiced their landings on the deck of the US Navy’s Baylander IX-514. Today, the now decommissioned and privately owned ship is serving as home base to flying creatures of another kind: pigeons.
The rough finishes and loose poses of Elie Nadelman’s sculptures of circus performers, pianists, and dancers were influenced by his incredible collection of folk art.