As much as we might feel that our lives are lived these days at breakneck speed, Bruce Nauman’s work suggests otherwise. “Films,” for Nauman, “are about seeing.”
Here’s a small taste of what this vast country had to offer in art this year.
An exhibition at the Philadelphia Museum of Arts explores the many strands of Mexican modern art, shedding light on artists and movements beyond the best-known muralists.
Jitish Kallat: Covering Letter, an immersive installation and video projection by Mumbai-based artist Jitish Kallat, opens at the Philadelphia Museum of Art on November 13, 2016.
The Philadelphia Museum of Art examines the past and present of Vlisco fabrics, a symbol of our hyperconnected, postcolonial material world.
PHILADELPHIA — In Akinbode Akinbiyi’s photograph, the pyramids of Giza, built over 4,500 years ago, are captured through a mess of fencing, with the tight rows of rigid iron rods obscuring the ancient wonders.
PHILADELPHIA — Once upon a time, at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, there lived a family of sculptures. They were all smooth, white, and vacant-eyed.
On this week’s art crime blotter: Cops don’t care for anti-cop mural, misattribution embarrasses Toronto art detectives, and an ice sculpture smasher is on the loose.
The Philadelphia Museum of Art (PMA) is already home to the world’s richest collection of Marcel Duchamp’s work, but it just added two very uncharacteristic pieces to its holdings.
Jitish Kallat is one of India’s most influential contemporary artists and the sole curator of the Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2014. Join the Philadelphia Museum of Art on Sunday, October 19, at 2pm to hear him talk about his cutting-edge work and South Asia’s growing impact on the global art scene.
PHILADELPHIA — With all of the gratuitous snark surrounding the recent work of Frank O. Gehry, the expansion and modernization of the Philadelphia Museum of Art will most likely glide under the radar of his usual detractors.
ABC News has convinced Max Galuppo of Bloomsbury, NJ, who was propelled into the public spotlight when Reddit users couldn’t believe how much he looked like “Portrait of a Nobleman with Duelling Gauntlet” (1562) by an anonymous artist at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, to dress up like the 16th C. Italian noble and appear on national TV.