• Installation view of “91020000,” Cameron Rowland’s exhibition at Artists Space. Credit Pablo Enriquez for The New York Times

      In Cameron Rowland’s ‘91020000,’ Disquieting Sculptures

      Sunday, 31 January 2016 00:44

      Published by Roberta Smith for The New York Times The objects in Cameron Rowland’s remarkable show at Artists Space offer a history lesson and an aesthetic experience, intricately fused. Accompanied by terse explanatory captions, they expose some of the troubling inequities in American society, especially concerning its prisons and their use of compulsory inmate labor. […]

    • STRIKE installation, by Amy Youngs 'BioPresence' Exhibition, Hopkins Hall Gallery, Columbus, Ohio December 9th 2015

      BioPresence Exhibition

      Saturday, 30 January 2016 19:47

      By Annie Jacobson, PhD Candidate, Ohio State History of Art Department On an unseasonably mild December evening, I walked across the Oval to Hopkins Hall to attend the opening BioPresence, an exhibition representing the culmination of months of planning, organizing, learning, and, of course, artistic exploration. Its theme represented the ongoing work of numerous people and […]

    • The times they are a-changin'... yesterday's collectors had more time to spend researching the art they bought, and art advisers were few and far between. Photo by Mario De Biasi/Mondadori Portfolio via Getty Images

      Ten questions all gallerists should be asking themselves now

      Saturday, 30 January 2016 19:09

      Is gallery space still worth paying rent for or will Instagram replace it all? Art Basel director Marc Spiegler gives us the answers Source: MARC SPIEGLER  for  Thinking about galleries—individually and as an art-world sector—is a constant inside Art Basel. The organisation was founded by a handful of Basel-based dealers and remains very much driven by gallerists. […]

    • Robert Capa (1913-1954), Pablo Picasso in his studio, Paris, September 1944 (3314.1992)
(Death’s Head, Paris, ca. 1941, Man with a Lamb, Paris, 1943 and possibly Cat, Paris, 1941 in the background.)

      Picasso’s War Years: The MoMa’s Curating of an Evocative Narrative

      Sunday, 10 January 2016 00:18

      There is a perceptible, unidentifiable energy that permeates the Picasso Sculpture exhibition on the fourth floor of New York’s Museum of Modern Art. Phones snap pictures; viewers speak in enthusiastic whispers. And amongst the excited crowd: an invaluable collection of sculptures that catalogues 62 years of an artist’s life. The layout of the exhibit guides […]

    • Randall Okita with Portrait as a Random Act of Violence,  2012, wood, glass. Photo courtesy of Robert Kananaj Gallery

      Randall Okita: Things I Can’t Tell You

      Monday, 4 January 2016 00:03

      Throughout my career as an art critic, the choice of medium artists make has always been a central issue. In the 1970s photography was questioned. Was it an artistic medium or only a craft? Then came performance and installation art followed by video art. Luckily it seems that these days anything can be considered an […]

    • Duck, acrylic and charcoal on canvas, 90×140

      OTHERWORDLY «SUMMER»

      Tuesday, 15 December 2015 17:44

      Till February 1st, 2016 At Tsekh Gallery As the artist himself suggested, «SUMMER» is a diary of events, which did not happen. Although these events were not realized in real life, we have 13 enigmatic artworks from the current project, and each one hides a magnificent mystery, which obviously attracts art lovers. Attentive viewer of TSEKH’ […]

    • Ai Weiwei, 2012
Image courtesy Ai Weiwei Studio. NGV (National Gallery of Victoria).

      Andy Warhol and Ai Weiwei

      Tuesday, 15 December 2015 00:06

      Dec. 11, 20 15 – Apr. 24, 20 16 @ NGV International (National Gallery of Victoria), Australia This major international exhibition features two of the most significant artists of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries: Andy Warhol and Ai Weiwei. Andy Warhol | Ai Weiwei, developed by the NGV and The Andy Warhol Museum, with the participation […]

    • Dineo Seshee Bopape, Sketch For Possible Landscape Painting, 2013, Mixed media installation, Nolan Judin, Berlin. Dimensions variable. Courtesy Stevenson Gallery and the artist.

      32nd Bienal de São Paulo announced so far 54 artists

      Monday, 14 December 2015 22:48

      The organizers of the 32nd Bienal de São Paulo released a list of 54 artists who will be presented at the city’s Ciccillo Matarazzo Pavilion from September 10 to December 12, 2016:   Alia Farid Born in Kuwait, 1985 Lives and works in Kuwait and Puerto Rico Anawana Haloba Born in Livingstone, Zâmbia, 1978 Lives and works in Oslo, Norway Bárbara […]

    • Indian artist Hema Upadhyay poses in front of her "Think Left, Think Right, Think Low, Think Tight" installation at the Paris's Pompidou Centre on May 23, 2011.

      Mumbai police probe murder of ‘art genius,’ lawyer found bound in boxes

      Monday, 14 December 2015 22:28

      Delhi (CNN) Police in Mumbai are investigating the suspected murder of an artist and her lawyer, whose bodies were found bound and dumped in cardboard cartons over the weekend, officers said Monday. The boxes carrying the bodies of artist Hema Upadhyay and her legal counsel Harish Bhambhani were recovered from a drain on Saturday, said […]

    • Shomei Tomatsu, Blood and Rose, Tokyo, 1969. Albertina Vienna - permanent loan of the Austrian Ludwig Foundation for Art and Science ©  Shomei Tomatsu Estate, courtesy Priska  Pasquer, Cologne

      Provoke: Between Protest and Performance – Photography in Japan 1960-1975

      Monday, 14 December 2015 16:59

      January 29 – May 8, 2016 Albertina Museum in Vienna, Austria The Japanese photo magazine Provoke, which ran for three issues in 1968 and 1969, is viewed as a one-of-a-kind agglomeration of post-war artistic efforts. In the world’s first-ever exhibition on this topic, the Albertina examines the complex genesis of this magazine and thereby presents […]

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