I didn’t think I would be able to cry on command.
Ironically, Leslie Hewitt’s Monday night lecture on Carl Andre, which examined ways of escaping the hegemony of art and political history, was protested by those who opposed Carl Andre’s place within that history.
In one of the final remarks of her talk last Monday for the Dia Art Foundation’s Artists on Artists lectures, Frances Stark hit on the essence of the series: “Being an artist is about falling in love with other artists.”
Of the many things one might expect to see in the industrial chic gallery neighborhood of Chelsea on a Monday evening, chicken blood and guts splayed on the sidewalk is not one of them.
Dirt is getting its moment in the sun. A cluster of recent shows in Chelsea and downtown make the most of soil, making it a good time to think about earth art again.
This Saturday, April 14, Electronic Arts Intermix and Dia Art Foundation have jointly organized a 12-hour video tribute to artist Mike Kelley, who passed away on February 1 at his home in South Pasadena, California.
We would like to take a break from our daily posting to thank our sponsors for the month of July. These are the people and places that keep us publishing, so be sure to check them out.
Organized by Dia Art Foundation and the Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College (CSS Bard), and curated by Lynne Cooke, Blinky Palermo: Restrospective 1964-1977 introduces American audiences to the influential German artist Blinky Palermo (1943-1977).
We would like to take a break from our daily posting to thank our sponsors for the month of June. These are the people and places that keep us publishing, so be sure to check them out.
We would like to pause in our daily posting to thank our sponsors for the month of April, who make all our art coverage possible. Sponsors include Dia Art Foundation, the School of Visual Arts, AXA Art Insurance, NYU Steinhardt, Shapley Creative and the Tyler School of Art.
This Saturday, April 16 and Sunday, April 17 at 8pm, Dia Art Foundation will present multimedia and theater artist Robert Whitman’s Passport project at Dia:Beacon in Beacon, New York and at the Alexander Kasser Theater in Montclair, New Jersey. This ambitious new work combines non-narrative, imagistic theater with live performance, video projections and sound installations in an artist-created environment.
We want to take a moment to show our appreciation to our monthly sponsors for doing their part and helping us provide you with daily coverage of the art world. This month’s sponsors include Collectrium, Dia Art Foundation’s presentation of Robert Whitman, NYU Steinhardt’s thesis exhibition, Tyler School of Art’s summer intensive art programs and BAMart’s benefit auction.