This week, artist Arthur Jafa, the history of the Stradivarius violin, the politics of criticism, Latinx underrepresentation in the US media, an inflatable garden, and more.
It’s abundantly clear that the present system is unsustainable.
Inka Essenhigh’s futuristic Uchronia is a pastoral place where what was once work is now play.
Published in Life Magazine, the images of the sick and impoverished twelve-year-old Flávio da Silva prompted an outpouring of letters and offers of financial assistance.
“Gateway,” an interactive installation by Joana Vasconcelos, breaks down the boundaries between art and architecture, and makes both accessible.
Though Krasner often invited art historians to interpret her work biographically, she was too resourceful an artist for those reductive readings to overshadow her art’s complexity.
“There is an emotional narrative to the way that the paintings are touched,” the artist tells us. “If my body touches the surface aggressively or lightly, smearing or sanding, it creates different emotional notes, different speeds, and different focal points.