Maurizio Cattelan’s ludicrous banana artwork has gone viral for its $120,000 price tag. While the mainstream media has created a frenzy around the sculpture, the internet also offers an incredible selection of memes.
“It’s not vandalism, I’m a performance artist,” David Datuna said proudly of the stunt, which has permeated the internet and the mainstream press.
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.
Now on view at Art Basel Miami Beach, sound artist Jana Winderen’s The Art of Listening: Under Water draws listeners’ attention to the rich sonic landscapes of nature — and highlights how human activity might affect them.
Special scenes from the week’s main art fair.
If you know where to look, you will find heartbreakingly potent art at the fair this year.
The artist and the poet sat down together at Miami’s largest art fair to discuss their mutual influence and inspiration.
Many of the works in the mega-fair’s public art sector mess with visitors’ expectations of what outdoor sculptures and monuments should be and can do.
There are more than 20 fairs in Miami this week, on top of the rich offerings at the city’s museums and private collections. Here’s a handy way to make sense of it all.
The woman who stabbed a fairgoer at Art Basel Miami Beach last year has been deported to her native China and will not be able to return to the US again.
You have limited time, but you need to know where to go. Don’t worry, we got you covered. Here’s our take on what to expect.
According to a 112-page internal document recently leaked from the Jeb Bush campaign, the Florida governor and Presidential hopeful is planning a pop art–themed fundraising event at Art Basel Miami Beach.