Reviews

Stone Slider
Books Reviews

7 Astonishing Chinese Philosophers’ Stones That Look Like Monsters and Landscapes

Photographer Jonathan Singer takes aim at a collection of historical stones treasured for their surprising beauty Read More

05_14_AT_Oursler_01_FEAT
Books Reviews

Deciphering the Poetic Jabber of Tony Oursler’s Talking Heads

A new book on Oursler’s video installations reveals the artist’s interest in the language of magic, sci-fi, and the occult Read More

Death Ray_slider
Books Reviews Web Exclusive

What Would You Ask Your Favorite Contemporary Cartoonists?

Charles Burns, Daniel Clowes, Alison Bechdel, and other comic artists reveal tricks of the trade in a new book Read More

03_14_AT_Walker_05_FEAT2
Books Reviews

Kara Walker’s Porgy & Bess Libretto

The artist’s first lithographs depict the ill-fated lovers in the famous (and controversial) opera Read More

artspeak_gutai_slider_2
Books Reviews Web Exclusive

How to Speak Artspeak (Properly)

A new guide decodes 146 essential buzzwords, movements, and trends of the postwar art world. How many do you know? Read More

0527
Books Reviews

Don’t Think About Picasso: The Wisdom of Agnes Martin

A new book celebrates a four-decade friendship between Agnes Martin and Pace Gallery’s Arne Glimcher Read More

0417
Books Reviews

The Exhibitions That Changed Art History

For his newest book, Bruce Altshuler selects the 25 most influential art shows from the last 40 years Read More

web
Books Reviews

Drawn to Scale: The Fish in Art

A new book tracks images of cod, salmon, eels and more from ancient Egypt to the present Read More

1231
Books Reviews

Calle Me Maybe

A chronicle of Sophie Calle’s encounter with a mysterious stranger finally resurfaces
Read More

OKEEFFE_1212_feat_2
Books Reviews

O’K Corrals

A new book chronicles the transformation of two New Mexico properties into distinctly O’Keeffian studios and residences Read More

1017-HRNEW
Books Reviews

Vegan for Mercy

Sue Coe’s new book, Cruel, lobbies for an end to meat-eating Read More

Stefan Ruiz’s portrait of Daniel Cortes, 
a student at Televisa’s acting school in Mexico City, 2004.
Books Reviews

The Bold and the Beautiful

The art of Mexico’s telenovelas Read More

David Hammons, Black Mohair Spirit, 1971, body print and mixed media. Hammons’s groundbreaking work resonated far beyond L.A.
Books Reviews

Who Watts Why

The untold history of the Black Arts Movement in Los Angeles Read More

Marcel Duchamp in 1917 (above)
Books Reviews

Haunted by Duchamp

A dealer reflects on a lifelong obsession Read More