A new museum hopes to connect this small Canadian city to the world through a rich program that will include indigenous and international contemporary art.
New Zero Art Space, led by the artist Aye Ko, emblematizes the country’s emergence into the international contemporary art world.
A new wave of black abstract artists are exploring ways to push the language of abstraction and still retaining their cultural specificity. And they’re not doing it alone.
The John Michael Kohler Arts Center is restoring the Wisconsin art environment of Mary Nohl to what it looked like around 1998, when it was filled with art from floor to ceiling.
Burmese artists have weathered the changes from British colony to free country to military state, building a small but vital creative community along the way.
The outcry over Sam Durant’s sculpture at the Walker Art Center has provoked reflections on past memorials for the US–Dakota War, and how Dakota Nation voices continue to be ignored.
In 1975, artist Bas Jan Ader attempted to sail across the Atlantic. The discovery of his boat 10 months later sparked a fetishistic fascination with his disappearance.
There weren’t many protesters — just seven — but they were loud.
Recent criticism of The Plains Indians: Artists of Earth and Sky, which closed recently at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, sheds light on the many issues that arise when mainstream art museums present Native American art.
It’s time for the art world’s annual migration to the far, far, far west side of Midtown Manhattan for the Armory Show and its many satellite art fairs.
Long before Facebook and Twitter made getting a message out to a mass audience as simple as a couple of clicks, the art/activist collective known as Gran Fury used a heady combination of bold graphic design, guerrilla dissemination tactics, and art institutional support to communicate the urgency of the AIDS epidemic in light of disastrous government and political inaction.
“Something I Guarantee You’ve Never Done Before” was the title of the Facebook invitation I got. “Hmm.” I thought. The invitation was somewhat secretive, but the link that was provided confirmed what I suspected. Being somewhat familiar with Olek’s work from some of the press she’s gotten, I knew it would involve spending time in a full-body crocheted costume. A few weeks later after determining I didn’t have anything better to do (and I mean that in the best possible way), I decided to go for it. Crocheting is a very occasional hobby of mine. I’ve always had an affinity for it over knitting, which seems to be the hipper of these crafts, and I wanted to get more familiar with Olek’s work after her last show titled KnittingisforPus*****.