Thompson wanted to author a world where the struggle between chaos and order, structure and impulse, the rational and irrational is never settled.
A new retrospective expands on the late artist’s legacy as a Black Expressionist who teased out Civil Rights-era tensions in the United States.
The artists in Post prove that paintings and drawings can be captivating years after they were done, and that a timely style has a way of becoming uninteresting, even mummifying.
The new program allows people arrested for minor offenses, like shoplifting or painting graffiti, to avoid jail time and a court appearance by taking a two-hour course.
Spilling Over: Painting in the 1960s at the Whitney Museum expands the common understanding of a pivot point in American art, while basking unapologetically in the pure pleasure of looking.
Even as Pollock was eliminating mythology in his work, younger artists born in the 1920s were finding ways to make it fresh.
January 1 was Public Domain Day — here’s a look at artists whose work is leaving copyright behind this year (although not in the United States).