Kantarovsky’s paintings unveil reality as a fabrication whose true form is instability and transience.
Hank Willis Thomas Gives an Infamous Modern Art Diagram a Postcolonial Update
The conceptual artist provides a much needed update to Alfred J. Barr, Jr’s well-known chart.
Blast the Forces of Tradition in a Game Inspired by 20th-Century Modernism
What would a video game developed in 1923 by a bunch of angry modern artists look like?
Traditional Craft Meets Conflict in Afghan War Rugs
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — War and conflict have long had a role in the production of art.
The Dancing Designs of Modern Art Kimono
Many of us, when we picture kimono, envision the traditional Japanese garment covered in similarly traditional images: blossoming floral motifs, soaring or leaping animals, mountain peaks and cresting seascapes in Ukiyo-e style.
Iran’s Reinvention Through Modern Art
Asia Society’s Iran Modern is a must-see exploration of a period little known in the West but infinitely interesting for its non-Western responses to modernity, its embrace of the developing world, the prevalence of prominent female artists at a time when the same wasn’t true most elsewhere, and its pushing of boundaries in an era where its experiments in culture could be seen as cutting edge.