LONDON — The day began in the Turbine Hall, the 85-foot-tall atrium at the heart of Tate Modern, the most visited museum of modern and contemporary art in the world.
In a suit that shows people will sue over just about anything, a Canadian artist is accusing Damien Hirst of copyright infringement — because a series of his bracelets features similar pill-shaped charms as hers.
TEL AVIV-JAFFA — Israeli artist Dani Karavan, known for his site-specific sculptures in Israel and Europe, requested on Wednesday that the relief on the wall of the Knesset Plenum Hall that he completed in 1966 be taken down in light of the Israeli government’s conduct.
What will become of the derelict New York State Pavilion, a rusted Space Age relic of the 1964 World’s Fair?
IOUs, a note to a brewer, and the earliest handwritten document known from Britain — these are among the 405, nearly 2,000-year-old Roman waxed writing tablets archaeologists have unearthed and deciphered over years of excavations at Bloomberg’s forthcoming headquarters in London.
I’ll never forget the day I wandered into Skylar Fein’s “Remember the UpStairs Lounge” (2008) at the Prospect.1 biennial in New Orleans.
LONDON — Posters all around London advertising Tate Modern’s new building proudly proclaim: “Art Changes. We Change.”
A few years ago I was covering a panel discussion for Hyperallergic featuring members of Gran Fury, an ACT UP affinity group focused primarily on producing what group members themselves called “propaganda” against a government hellbent on isolating, vilifying, and smugly looking on as tens of thousands of their citizens died of AIDS.
NEW ORLEANS — Towering pecans and live oaks shade a far corner of New Orlean’s Bywater neighborhood which will soon be the permanent home of the Music Box Village, an installation of musical architecture organized by the New Orleans Airlift nonprofit.
Situated within one of Mexico City’s remaining areas of untouched land, Espacio Escultórico is considered by many as one of Latin America’s most significant works of land art.
Someone once said to me that for him, one of the famous modernists, I think it was Paul Klee, represented the values of serious play. That idea lingered in cobwebbed corners of my mind until I walked into the Lehmann Maupin’s downtown gallery to see Adriana Varejão’s Kindred Spirits when it flashed into relevance again.
Visitors flock to the Sistine Chapel to view Michelangelo’s frescoes, but the fingers of God and Adam are now also meeting in Mexico City in a recently revealed, full-size replica of the entire building.