Despite all of the ancient painted objects in our museums, it’s rare to see an actual paint set.
Students and faculty from the Rhode Island School of Design and Brown University held an action today to request a sculpture looted from the Kingdom of Benin be returned. The museum says they have begun conversations with the Nigerian government to return the bronze.
The Société des Aquafortistes encouraged not only the printmaking arts, but also a sense of camaraderie among its artists.
This list gives you a sense of some of the best this year across the United States.
The Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) Museum is opening the newly renovated sixth floor of its Eliza G. Radeke building to the public this Friday.
This week I had the pleasure of talking to British conceptual artist Patrick Brill, better known as his alter ego Bob and Roberta Smith. We talked about visiting the Occupy Wall Street protests, starting a new political party and the history behind his alter ego. The conversation was charged with one powerful message—art can, and must, be valued and nurtured for its social and political potential. Through art, we can all be in charge.