The artist’s solo US museum debut at the Baltimore Museum of Art is a contemptuous, at times satirical, take on oppression that gives way to a new history.
Hans Hartung, No Matter What They Say
Hartung’s work most likely didn’t go over well in the heyday of conceptualism, earth art, and the literal use of materials.
The Singular Vision of Morris Hirshfield
Morris Hirshfield Rediscovered highlights the need for more research on twentieth-century self-taught American artists, who were marginalized by restrictive art historical narratives.
Matthew Wong’s Tenacious Vision
The Dallas Museum of Art’s retrospective of the artist is an opportunity to reframe the conversation about Wong and his work.
Looking Between the Lines of Max Cole’s Abstract Paintings
In the artist’s exhibition Endless Journey, each tiny, delicate mark reads as a meditative act, imbued with rigorous attention, care, and focus.
Ways of Seeing, According to Roberto Gil de Montes
Nothing on the canvas wholly captures what it means to belong on land or at sea.
Hints of Memory in Layers of Paint
Suzanne Jackson’s paintings come to life, and find their way home, at the Arts Club of Chicago.
Paintings of Half-Submerged Animals Foretell an Unsettling Future
Lisa Ericson renders her real-world subjects beautifully, but the situations in which we find them are uncanny, menacing, and unexpected.
The Largely Unknown Story of Women, Abstract Expressionism, and Texas
Three Women Artists: Expanding Abstract Expressionism in the American West uncovers the little-known stories of professional and creative gains in the region, and especially in the Texas Panhandle.
Adventure Painters of the Southwest
The maddening fun of plein air painting still tempts artists to test the rules of outdoor artmaking.
Once Upon a Time in Albuquerque
Karsten Creightney’s familiar yet uncanny landscapes transport, disrupt, and open possibilities for new worlds.
Maybe Beyoncé’s Album Cover Isn’t Based on a White Man’s Painting
Some have compared her album art to John Collier’s 19th-century portrait of Lady Godiva, but Beyoncé can channel her radical spirit without evoking Western art history.