One can only imagine the patience and tolerance required of New York Magazine writer Amy Larocca to spend time with Vanessa Beecroft and listen to the utter absurdity spewing from the artist’s mouth.
The Nine Circles of Hell at Expo Milano, the 2015 World’s Fair
MILAN — Why, in the age of the internet, should we convene by the millions in a giant fairground to learn how people in every other part of the world live?
The Social Commentary Hidden in Kanye West and Vanessa Beecroft’s Fashion Show
In the blur of fabric and fanfare that was New York Fashion Week, Kanye West’s second Yeezy show caused the most confusion of all.
Pop Music’s Love Affair with Contemporary Art
For too long there has been a large divide (whether real or imagined) between visual art and music. After all, what we came to call art most likely formed out of traditional ceremonies with music, dance, shrines, costumes, and ritual objects all working together. Now, that boundary is collapsing again.
Art Historical Babies Past and Present
Adele Enersen photographs her dozing daughter Mila in a variety of poses and scenes, often drawn from art history. The visual similarities between her homemade work and her sources is pretty cool, as is its relationship to art history. What other options for inspiration could Enersen pursue?