The French painter felt he had to rise to the challenge of one question above all things else: What exactly is it to be a modern artist?
Born in Shiraz, Sokhanvari fled Iran as a child a year before the Revolution and has devoted her artistic practice to the country she left behind.
The Italian artist speaks with Hyperallergic about his home city of Turin, the loneliness of his characters, and more.
Would it be ridiculous to suggest that Freud lacks nobility or generosity, or even that his pessimism reduces him?
Strange Clay at the Hayward Gallery demonstrates the conceptual and technical innovation of contemporary ceramics with riotously joyful art.
Fuseli and the Modern Woman is immensely pleasurable for the technical facility of an artist pursuing his own personal interests in an incredibly idiosyncratic style.
Schneemann’s art actions laid bare the continuity between the female body, feminist writing, and sociopolitical acts of protest.
A new study making waves in the UK finds that people from low-income backgrounds are less likely to become artists — but that’s always been the case.
Koestler Arts works with incarcerated people and patients in secure mental health units, aiming to improve their lives through creativity.
Ghenie’s paintings of Marilyn Monroe are a relentless representation of a howling, turbulent tragedy, a face broken into crude sideways slewings and gougings and gorgings of paint.
Locke’s stunning, sensuous spectacle of pattern and color, just like the grand tradition of Caribbean carnivals, hints at sinister elements that undergird the whole endeavor.
The exhibition Fashioning Masculinities lets men have their cake and eat it too.