In PURE, VERY, NEW, Paul Stephen Benjamin’s conceptual art pushes the boundaries of the color black and offers new experiences of sound, vision, and light.
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A Doll’s House that Verges on Being Livable
What kind of house is this, that ping pongs between two- and three-dimensional representations that are merely fantasy or merely decorative and pieces that have clear utilitarian use?
Art Dealer Mary Boone Sentenced to 30 Months in Prison
In September, the gallerist pled guilty to two counts of filing a false federal income tax return, hiding $3.7 million in company profits from the government.
A Biographical, Fragmentary Film Is Also the Last for a Filmmaking Couple
Completed by Yervant Gianikian after the death of his partner, Ricci Lucchi, Angela’s Diaries – Two Filmmakers, collages the couple’s meticulous documentation of their lives, work, and travels.
College Art Association Conference Lands in New York City This Week
With 300 sessions over the course of four days, the largest gathering of art historians in North America will convene in New York City February 13–16
PAIN Sackler Storms Guggenheim and Metropolitan Museums for Financial Ties to Opioid Manufacturers
The drug policy advocates, led by photographer Nan Goldin, held a covert die-in at the Guggenheim, then marching to the Met to publicly protest on its steps.
Ancient Tools for a New Way of Seeing
This is what very good artists are supposed to do: use the past to bring about the present — in David Rabinowitch’s case, a visionary one.
Lynette Yiadom-Boakye Explores Psychological Depths
The painter’s introspective subjects can make the viewer feel uncomfortably voyeuristic.
Jim Osman’s Off-Kilter Arcadia
Osman’s suite of new sculptures might look like buildings, or the things within buildings: furniture, toyish tools, and strange-ified objects of interior design.
Ford Foundation Fosters Independent Curators and New Talent with Social Practice Gallery
Opening in March 2019, the Ford Foundation Gallery’s first three exhibitions will explore the theme “Utopian Imagination.”
The Museum of Modern Art Will Close Until October, Preparing for Major Overhaul
The final stage of the museum’s $400 million renovation includes 40,000 square feet of additional space and a new focus on overlooked, non-white artists.
James Turrell Indefinitely Closes MoMA PS1 Skyspace
After reports of an intruding luxury condo development, the artist requested that the museum close the work until the project’s construction scaffolding is no longer visible.