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Kate MccGwire, Beguile, 2012, mixed media with crow feathers in antique dome. COURTESY ALL VISUAL ARTS. PHOTO: TESSA ANGUS.

Kate MccGwire–Let’s Get Feathering!

Using thousands of plumes, Kate MccGwire creates enormous, otherworldly forms Read More


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Barbara Nessim: An Illustrated Life

A new volume is a cultural history, a biography, and a portrait of New York’s fertile creative milieu Read More


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The ARTnews 200 Top Collectors: Jeanne and Michael L. Klein

Yes, they know they have a chair in the lake–it’s a Roy McMakin Read More


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Duane Michals: Fighting Against Photography

Duane Michals has spent his career pushing against the confines of the single image Read More


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Francis Alÿs: Architect of the Absurd

Francis Alÿs mixes the poetic and the political in his witty, Sisyphean performances and in sculptures, drawings, and
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Royce Weatherly, Untitled (Bupkis), 2012. Purchased by artist Richard Prince. PRIVATE COLLECTION.

Royce Weatherly: Making Dumb Objects Speak

‘What’s the minimum you can do to make a painting?’ Read More


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Artist and architect Anna Campbell Bliss is the subject of the documentary Arc of Light. COURTESY DOUGLAS BARNES.

Bringing the Bauhaus Legacy to Utah

Documentary profiles artist and architect Anna Campbell Bliss Read More


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Los Carpinteros: Seeing Double

Dream logic, impossible combinations, and visual puns fill the work of Cuban sculpture duo Los Carpinteros
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Zoe Strauss, Vanessa, Philadelphia, 2006. ZOE STRAUSS/COURTESY THE ARTIST AND BRUCE SILVERSTEIN GALLERY, NEW YORK/PHILADELPHIA MUSEUM OF ART, GIFT OF THE ARTIST AND THE WOMEN'S COMMITTEE OF THE PHILADELPHIA MUSEUM OF ART.

Zoe Strauss: Finding Humanity Where It’s Hidden

Photographer Zoe Strauss creates a visual poetry from heroic images of the struggles of everyday life Read More


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Shirazeh Houshiary. “I don’t want to fit into any category,” she says. “I want to be an individual.”

Shirazeh Houshiary: ‘Like the Dark Senses Being Revealed’

Mystical and metaphysical, Shirazeh Houshiary’s sculptures, paintings, and animations explore the very nature of existence

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Kinetic Esthetic: Dannielle Tegeder

The artist inaugurates Hamilton College’s new Ruth and Elmer Wellin Museum of Art with a mural and motion machines Read More


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Shahzia Sikander: Maximalist Miniatures

Shahzia Sikander’s hybrid, hypnotic works are inspired by her study of manuscript illuminations in her native Pakistan and elsewhere Read More


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Paula Hayes: Growing Power

Creating tabletop terrariums, residential gardens, immersive environments, and a 240-gallon glowing aquarium brimming with sea ­­­creatures, Paula Hayes considers herself a maker of living artworks Read More


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Jane Hammond, Wish I May, Wish I Might, 2006, oil and mixed media on canvas.

Jane Hammond: ‘Down the Rabbit Hole of Photography’

Using snapshots, her own family photos, and digital tools, Jane Hammond creates surreal and sometimes literally dazzling images Read More