Author Archives: Roger Atwood

Theaster Gates, Ground Rules (Free throw possibility), 2014, wood flooring, 147¼" x 100" x 2½". BEN WESTOBY FOR WHITE CUBE/©2014 THEASTER GATES/COURTESY WHITE CUBE, LONDON AND HONG KONG

Theaster Gates at White Cube Bermondsey

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Alexander Kosolapov, Malevich – Black Square, 1987, oil on canvas 47" x 68⅛". COURTESY THE TSUKANOV FAMILY FOUNDATION, LONDON

‘Post Pop: East Meets West’ at Saatchi Gallery

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Imran Qureshi, Opening word of this new scripture, 2013, gouache and gold leaf on wasli paper, 10⅝" x 8⅝". COURTESY THE ARTIST, IKON GALLERY, BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND, AND CORVI-MORA, LONDON

Imran Qureshi at Ikon Gallery

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James Castle at Smithsonian American Art Museum

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How Iraqi Artists Are Finding a Path to the International Art World

From last year’s Venice Biennale to this summer’s New Museum show, more and more exhibitions are spotlighting contemporary art from Iraq Read More

Magdalene Odundo, Untitled (Anthropomorphic Sculpture), 1991.

African Art: Beyond the Masks

As more museums collect works by contemporary artists from Africa, curators are divided about whether to exhibit them alongside traditional objects from the continent Read More


Serious Fun

Ernesto Neto’s rich, sensory environments are meant to engage all of the body’s cognitive faculties Read More

Profiles Reviews
Visitors could walk through the partly disassembled Gulf Stream camper featured in the installation Quiver of Arrows at 303 Gallery in New York last year.

Britain’s Curator of Garbage

Mike Nelson’s multiroom installations hint at marginal lives and fallen ideologies. Read More


Cuban Art On the Move

Provocative show on race will travel to New York. Read More


10,000 Documents And Counting

A groundbreaking electronic archive is the latest initiative of the 10-year-old Latin American Art Department at Houston's Museum of Fine Arts. Read More

Installation of a “Chromosaturation,” 1965/2010, at the Miami Art Museum.

Making Color 3D

Pioneering Venezuelan artist Carlos Cruz-Diez has built his career on light, making immersive installations that allow visitors to explore color in three dimensions Read More


Fake Ofili, Real Dung

Chris Ofili's works pose some unusual problems for Tate conservators. Read More

Looking at Art

A Head of Its Time

How a 500-year-old portrait sculpture made in what is now Nigeria changed the way people think about African art. Read More

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Smithsonian Head Resigns in Wake of Congressional Inquiry

Smithsonian Institution secretary Lawrence M. Small resigned on March 26, following harsh congressional criticism of his spending habits and a series of probes into what one senator called Small’s “Dom Pérignon” lifestyle. Read More