The new Artists’ and Writers’ Cookbook compiles recipes and personal food-related stories from 76 contemporary artists and writers, from Swoon’s Mississippi ratatouille to Ed Ruscha’s cactus omelette and Sanford Biggers’ red drink.
BASEL, Switzerland — The Liste art fair is intended to introduce new, fresh names to the fair scene in Basel. And, true, they are fresh — sometimes too fresh, so that the work seems rushed or unfinished.
NEW PALTZ, NEW YORK — I recently saw the group show ostensibly about ornamentation and abstraction at the Samuel Dorsky Museum at SUNY New Paltz, and came away thinking I’d just seen a show about politics, hegemony, and the War on Terror.
Preparing a list of the best art exhibitions in the world is a lofty endeavor, but we’re not going to pretend we’ve seen every single show on the globe, only many of them. Consider this a subjective but informed list of our global favorites that we want you to know about.
Fixed Unknowns, the current exhibition on the upper level of Taymour Grahne Gallery, breeds constant questioning of the image before the eyes.