Fifty works, all created by women, are brought together across time and media as the Norton Museum of Art reckons with the art world’s patriarchal past and present.
Gauging the Potential of Abstraction at Art Basel Miami Beach
Questions of privilege aside, the range of abstract works reminded me how artists are providing nuanced ways of thinking about identity that move beyond exclusion/inclusion binaries.
Spiritualist Drawings that Open Portals to Other Dimensions
Often compared to the work of Hilma af Klint, dozens of rarely-seen drawings by the late Swiss healer and Spiritualist Emma Kunz are on view at the Serpentine Gallery.
A New Book on Agnes Martin Reveals Her Previously Unknown Philanthropy
After making millions off her paintings, abstract expressionist Agnes Martin became a secret and substantial benefactor to a range of causes in New Mexico.
Goodbye to All That: Why Do Artists Reject the Art World?
Martin Herbert’s latest book is a collection of essays about 10 artists who play with the system, struggle against it, or walk away altogether.
Best of 2016: Our Top 10 Los Angeles Art Shows
These top 10 shows in no way capture a full overview of the art seen in LA this year, but they provide highlights of the rapidly developing artistic landscape of the city.
Agnes Martin’s Contemporary Sublime
This uninterrupted stroll through nearly six decades of work reminds one of how few other artists from her generation sustained such long, capable, trajectories in art-making.
Opening Up to Agnes Martin’s Pure Abstraction
A retrospective of the artist’s work at the Guggenheim Museum is worth seeing on more than one occasion, and it will probably appear differently each time.
Blurred Boundaries and Other Connections
A mix of blue-chip names and energetic younger artists on the Lower East Side is further evidence of the increasingly blurred boundaries among Manhattan’s art districts.
Contemplating Perfection and Imperfection at Dia:Beacon
A visit last weekend to Dia:Beacon, the vast repository of Minimalist art on the east bank of the Hudson River, brought home once more the complexities and contradictions of a movement whose goal was to be as plain as the nose on your face.
Agnes Martin, Irreproducible
When a cloud passes overhead, the paintings all but disappear.
Amid a Challenging, Changing City, SFMOMA Reopens with Global Aspirations
SAN FRANCISCO — After a three-year closure, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) reopens to the public on May 14.