There is a small exhibition in memory of Charles Garabedian (1923 – 2016) currently at Sidecar, the adjoining annex space of Betty Cuningham Gallery on the Lower East Side.
LOS ANGELES — Art and gentrification have a long and complicated relationship.
This year’s AAM (American Alliance of Museums) conference, organized under the theme “Power, Influence, and Responsibility,” made a significant effort to meaningfully engage with issues of diversity and the inclusion of historically underrepresented populations.
Last November, Senate Finance Committee chairman Senator Orrin G. Hatch (R-Utah) sent a letter to the founders of 11 private museums across the US to investigate whether the institutions operate in a way that benefits the public enough to warrant receiving tax-exempt status.
Why recreate Palmyra’s Triumphal Arch and set it up in Western capitals? Why perform European art music in the ancient theater? The organizers suggest that each event is a show of solidarity with Syrians, but these gestures — Western groups drawing attention to ancient remains, primarily for Western audiences — seem like odd ways to accomplish this. Is there another way to explain these events?
For centuries, scholars have mined the verse of Greek lyric poet Sappho, Plato’s “tenth Muse,” for clues about her life.
HONG KONG — Add Oil Team is the name of the artist duo of Sampson Wong Yu-hin and Jason Lam Chi-fai, whose most recent work, “Our 60-Second Friendship Begins Now” — aka, the “Countdown Machine” — has sparked a firestorm of controversy, both locally and abroad.
Archaeologists in Spain have come across an extraordinary series of Paleolithic-era paintings in Basque Country’s Atxurra cave that they estimate date as far back as 14,000 years.
DETROIT — Sometimes Minimalist artworks fit so perfectly into a market for objects featured in Dwell magazine spreads that one has to wonder if there is actually anything going on below their surface. But in the case of a new body of work by Brazilian artist Simone DeSousa, there is.
Despite calls for a halt from US government officials and tribal leaders, EVE (Estimations Ventes aux Enchères) auction house went forward yesterday at Drouot Richelieu in Paris with a sale that included contested indigenous sacred objects and human remains.
MILWAUKEE — As I look at this photograph of myself, lying flat with arms outstretched on the Carl Andre, I wonder about my violation of museum etiquette.
In our second episode we focus on New York’s borough of Queens, which is becoming a growing hub of artistic activity in the city.