After an early career as a minimalist, Villa’s turn toward cultural expression was influenced by his study of Oceanic and African art to fill in the lacuna of Filipino art in art historical narratives.
Among the letter’s signatories are past presidents of the Association of Art Museum Directors.
Norman Bluhm transformed the vocabulary we associate with the gestural branch of Abstract Expressionism into something that others of the so-called Second Generation did not pursue, much less attain.
The theme ‘Year of the Woman’ will be interpreted through over 500 participating artists, over 100 events and happenings, 20+ galleries and pop-ups, and over 10,000 attendees.
Zoe Buckman takes issue with the voice of command, teasing out how patriarchal authority permeates our ideas of femininity and the ways we deal with women’s bodies.
Zachary Fabri’s exhibition at the Aljira Center for Contemporary Art is a deliberation on what it is to be a black man, always performing, even when one doesn’t intend to perform.
The Newark Museum has rehung its exceptional collection of works by America’s indigenous artists, providing more contextualizing information, while also letting objects speak to each other across eras and regions.
NEWARK, NJ — I’ve been to so many art gallery shows in the New York City area that they start to blur. But the latest show in the Gateway Project, a series of pop-up group exhibitions in downtown Newark, NJ, put a jolt in my step.
When I first made contact with Willie Cole it was to request that he submit a piece for an exhibition I curated, Art Enology. Here I was, a novice curator, reaching out to a living legend for an exhibition that was launching in a mere three months. I never expected him to say yes. I just wanted him to know that I existed, admired his work, and would hound him until he gave in to being part of one of my exhibitions.
Here at Hyperallergic we are allergic to a lot — dust, nuts, cats, insipid art criticism, bad art shows, people who suck. Enter our weekly remedy: a list of exhibitions and events that will serve as your weekly dose of art medicine. Here is this week’s prescription …
Newark is getting ready to blow up this week. The city’s Open Doors Studio Tour, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary, kicks off Thursday night with a sneak preview of the exhibition Call & Response at 570 Broad Street. The four-day festival features more than 300 artists. Events include group exhibitions, site-specific installations, open studios, poetry readings, dance performances, and music.