My sense is that people come to this museum and this show wanting to learn other histories by having their way of looking tutored and trained.
Many of the works in Iðavöllur are big and chock-full of issues and socially engaged ideas, like so much art elsewhere.
In this film about stardom, the viewer has nowhere to appreciate and connect with the characters and concepts.
Thomas Nozkowski believed that each person’s experience of the everyday was fundamentally unique and set out to honor that in his work.
So many of us have seen this painting too often in reproduction, without perhaps ever having really seen it at all.
Hung Liu, an artist who “defied the stereotype that’s thrust on Asian women.”
In a hybrid text combining criticism and poems Robert Vas Dias explores the paradoxes of still life painting.
Bill Morrison’s new documentary The Village Detective: A Song Cycle is an eerie meditation on mortality made from forgotten parts of cinema history.
This rich history is undercut with urgency, as gentrification is displacing Oakland’s Black population at a staggering rate.
The exhibition includes paintings by Thomas Cole and Frederic Church, along with contemporary works focusing on habitat protection and environmental sustainability.
This update brings the star power of Jessica Chastain and Oscar Isaac, but can’t match the emotional intensity of the original.
No one can deny that Chicago tackles “big” topics, but paradoxically it’s her most intimate and personal work that comes across as universal.