In the wake of COVID-19’s house-bound isolation, art materials and motifs derived from the home seem charged with new meaning and a searching sense of reinvention.
The Journey Behind Liza Lou’s Behemoth Beaded Kitchen
Today, “Kitchen” and its themes of women’s work and thankless labor are as sharp and fresh as ever.
Celebrating Outstanding Glass Artists Who Happen to Be Women
Fired Up: Contemporary Glass by Women Artists at the Toledo Museum of Art is an outstanding show, but there is little to convince me that “female glass art” occupies a necessarily separate category than “glass art.”
Ed Ruscha’s Cactus Omelette and 75 Other Recipes by Artists and Writers
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.
World’s Largest Space for Contemporary Glass Art Lets in the Light
CORNING, NY — This Friday, a luminous new wing of the Corning Museum of Glass opens for the display of contemporary glass art and its molten creation.