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Adam Mcewen, 18th Street Water Cooler, 2012.COURTESY THE ARTIST AND PETZEL

Adam McEwen Joins Petzel Gallery

New York’s Petzel gallery now represents the British-born, New York-based artist Adam McEwen, who is known for immaculately fabricated graphite sculptures of everyday objects (like ATM machines and fluorescent lightbulbs), paintings of drama-filled text messages, chewing-gum bedecked canvases, and obituaries of … Read More


Haim Steinbach Let Loose in Menil Collection’s Storage

The artist curates his own exhibition, with cameos from the museum’s vast holdings Read More

John Wesley’s comic-book esthetic, as in Aer Lingus, 2002, appeals to younger artists. COURTESY FREDERICKS FREISER GALLERY, NEW YORK

What’s So Funny About Contemporary Art?

Artists are finding inspiration in gags, slapstick, clowns, comics, and stand-up comedy. The results are sometimes satirical, sometimes ludicrous, and sometimes ‘so funny you could cry’. Read More