Much of the artworks for sale emanated a darkly satirical message this past weekend.
In three recent volumes, artists express nostalgia for the smaller, scrappier New York art world.
A year of truth-telling and electric painting.
From the Desert to the Sea, opening on June 17 at Cornelius Projects, illuminates this overlooked but fertile period in LA’s musical and artistic history.
We seem to finally be catching up to what the artist has been saying through his work all along — that things are bad, and they always have been.
Pettibon’s real subject is not the hypocrisy, mendacity, and stupidity of political leaders, but the Thanatos-driven impulses that compel us to empower those leaders in the first place.
MEXICO CITY – Drawing from its massive contemporary art collection, the Museo Jumex has turned introspective for The Natural Order of Things, a flawed and biased critique of the function of art museums.
Gumby, surfers, penises, Batman and Robin, naked ladies with machine guns, Diamond Dogs-era David Bowie, bats and skulls, Charles Manson, dancers in polka dot dresses: These are a few of the motifs that crop up in Forgetting the Hand, a show of collaborative works by artists Raymond Pettibon and Marcel Dzama at David Zwirner Gallery.
There was a week in high school when my mom begrudgingly let me stay out in New York City for almost three nights in a row.
‘Tis the season of reduced hours and low-stakes group shows at most Manhattan galleries, but two spaces in Chelsea are bucking the trend with summer exhibitions of large-scale murals.
On April 9, Frieze New York and city labor unions announced that they had reached a settlement regarding using unionized workers for their fair in May.
David Zwirner is currently showing solo exhibitions of Raymond Pettibon and Philip-Lorca diCorcia in his West 19th Street galleries. On the surface, Pettibon and diCorcia do not have much in common: the former creates punk noir drawings; the latter makes engaging photographs that dance between fact and fiction. They’re the Felix and Oscar of the art world. Here, Pettibon swings and misses; DiCorcia, by contrast, hits a home run.