As the magazine enters its 50th year, it is commissioning 50 New York artists to create cover designs, including Marilyn Minter, Mel Bochner, and more.
Many of the works in the mega-fair’s public art sector mess with visitors’ expectations of what outdoor sculptures and monuments should be and can do.
DETROIT — Entering the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit for Rob Pruitt’s new exhibition, the viewer is enticed immediately by a meticulous grid of President Obama–themed, patriotic-colored paintings.
LOS ANGELES — The Cats-in-Residence Program, which opened last month at 356 Mission, takes a decidedly different approach, putting the cats themselves at the center of the experience.
In a shocking revelation, appropriation artist Rob Pruitt admitted at a cocktail party last night that his “The Andy Monument” (2011), which was unveiled this week in New York’s Union Square, is actually a statue of Robert Storr, Dean of the Yale University School of Art. This news bomb has spectators around the world scratching their heads, wondering both who the hell Robert Storr is, and why Pruitt would prank the good people of New York in such an elaborate — and shiny — way.
This week … what makes an artist a professional, taking Rirkrit Tiravanija’s relational aesthetics for a joyride, Jan Gossaert at the Nat’l Gallery, post-Katrina New Orleans, a history of title design in cinema, stereoscopic pics as GIFs, Eli Broad’s art collection, Google Street View as art & in China …
This month we add another 20 to the growing list of the Powerless 20 we published last year to mark the painful rite of passage that is Art Review’s hilarious Power 100 list.
Here’s to hoping you’re not on it!