Riffing on the past as it comments on our own time, contemporary abstraction evokes landscapes, bodies, signs, buildings, and much more Read More
Personal loss has become subject and challenge for artists hit by disasters like Sandy and Katrina Read More
Tissue cultures, genetic modification, bacterial colonies. Over the last decade, more and more artists have been giving up the studio in favor of the laboratory Read More
Museum of Arts & Design showcases objects that toy with our expectations about a utilitarian material Read More
A new book chronicles the ways that artists ranging from Ansel Adams to Warhol, Close, and Wegman harnessed the speed and palette of the instant camera Read More
What makes art critics revise their opinions? Some mind-changing critics explain Read More
Despite an overall reluctance among contemporary artists to deal with issues of the heart, more than a few tell great stories of romance and heartbreak Read More
Photographers who produce spectacular images of Detroit, Chernobyl, and other ravaged areas have sparked disagreements whether they are exploiting others’ misfortune—or just covering the bad news Read More
Museum and gallery shows on Mono-ha, Gutai, and other avant-garde movements in Japan from the ’50s onward are shedding new light on an era previously unknown to the West Read More
‘Macky Exmouse’ from the Archives of American Art Read More
Visual artists are incorporating tattoo imagery and techniques into their art, and gaining mainstream exposure for it Read More
It was considered the End of Modernism, the beginning of a new era of content, irony, appropriation. So what ever happened to Postmodernism? Read More
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
Dress Up in Your Favorite Fred Tomaselli Read More
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