Sze’s dynamic sculptures aim to capture relationships and their gaps, the solidity of objects and their discarding.
Surprises and puzzles in Venice and Vienna, from Sean Scully to Tintoretto.
Plus, Sotheby’s Midas Touch sale brings in almost $4 million, and Thomas Jefferson’s notes sell at auction.
New York’s Second Avenue Subway opened on January 1 after almost a century of planning, with new art installations by Chuck Close, Sarah Sze, Vik Muniz, and Jean Shin.
Hillary Clinton appears to be artists’ favorite in the 2016 US presidential election, while her opponent Donald Trump has not been endorsed by a single well-known artist.
It’s a common promise made in many press releases and artist statements: rather than delivering an artwork with hermetic, built-in meaning and context, the art, by being loose in some way, will provide its viewer with materials and tools with which to construct meaning.
Gego and Sarah Sze both studied architecture and chose visual art.
PARIS — This is a vision of a universalized eclectic global art in forward motion: a relational aesthetic that seems to hover over many exhibitions in France as a great correctness that cannot be questioned, only tampered with.
I was reminded yesterday afternoon, while walking through mazes of pop-up galleries, tent-like hallways, magazine stands and oddly placed sculptures just asking to be tripped over, that the contemporary wing of the Armory Show — which runs through Sunday at Piers 92 and 94 — means different things to different people.
The Holiday season is going at full speed but there’s still time to inoculate yourself with art to save you from the endless parties, family gatherings and other affairs that force you to eat, drink and be merry. This.Is.Your.Last.Chance.
A generic survey of New York’s Lower East Side galleries, perused at random on the first week of November, 2010, including observations from a viewer completely outside the art world.
Jerry Saltz often ridicules artists for not going to see enough shows; that they have several cookie-cutter reasons: too busy, not wanting to overexpose themselves in the scene, fear of polluting their unique and singular artistic vision, etc. Well, I set the fear of contaminating my art aside and I went around the New York City’s Lower East Side gallery circuit on Saturday to bring you the report.