Whitney’s paintings at this point seem to embody the transitory.
After over 180 irreverent exhibitions, a beloved Paris gallery prepares to close its doors.
The Nuclear Culture Source Book considers the “lived experience of the uncanny nature of radiation” ushered in by disasters such as Chernobyl, Three Mile Island, and Fukushima.
This week, a new public art work by Ursula von Rydingsvard, a former Yves Klein model speaks, the original webcam girl, podcasts, and more.
The Spring Masters fair preview welcomed its visitors with vases full of fresh magnolias, live classical music, and platters of champagne.
PARIS — Most Parisians seem to have overlooked the radical, anti-fascist, irony-soaked, “top-down” demonstration by the international women’s movement Femen that took place on May 1.
Few people may know the names of Shunk-Kender, but the pair of photographers behind that hyphenated moniker have captured many of the most famous images of post-war modern and contemporary art in Paris and New York and together they documented many ephemeral events that would’ve been lost to history if it were not for their work.
Last Wednesday, the Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church was filled with an unlikely congregation of strangers: from art insiders to the media-savvy lucky enough to snag a ticket to Yves Klein’s Monotone-Silence Symphony.
I’ve had countless people express strong feelings against modern and contemporary art, as if “art” were a dirty word. (As a more high-profile example, filmmaker Werner Herzog’s declaration of despising art comes to mind.) But equally as problematic is the art world’s mocking response to the naysayers: The unease of many people is met with “That’s because you just don’t get it.”
LONDON — It is with the pairing of two 20th-century giants in one room, Jackson Pollock and David Hockney, that the relationship between performance and painting is introduced in A Bigger Splash: Painting after Performance, an exhibition currently on view at the Tate Modern.
Can a person own a color? Yves Klein may say yes, but Yves Saint Laurent begs to differ.
This week, a number of online journals have launched new editions, the Clyfford Still Museum finally opened in Denver, the value of professional opinions in art, the relationship of Yves Klein and Ed Kienholz, Roberto Matta at 100, does corporate culture suck …