In the last 15 years, Agnès Varda has embraced the label of visual artist rather than the more specific filmmaker.
Blum & Poe
Objects that Manifest the Contradictions of American History
Sam Durant’s exhibition Build Therefore Your Own World at Blum & Poe examines and creates points of connection between the transcendentalists and African Americans.
Resisting Totality: The Paintings of Zhu Jinshi
A precocious youth forced to work in a factory during the Cultural Revolution, the painter Zhu Jinshi afterwards joined the seminal new art group the Stars (星星), producing works that dabbled in the imported medium of abstraction.
Best of 2015: Our Top 20 NYC Art Shows
Occasionally, we are forced to venture beyond Brooklyn to see art.
Korea’s Monochrome Painting Movement Is Having a New York Moment
The term Dansaekhwa, or “monochrome painting,” may elude readers unfamiliar with Korean, but it represents arguably Korea’s most important art movement of the late 20th century
A Textile Artist’s Long Overdue US Survey Ropes You In
Human figures seem to lurk in almost all of Françoise Grossen’s folded, knotted, and coiled rope sculptures.