Tag Archives: Barbara A. MacAdam

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Women in the Art World: Editor’s Letter

“Well, first—that term, ‘women artists.’ I was talking to Joan Mitchell at a party about ten years ago when a man came up to us and said, ‘What do you women artists think…’ Joan grabbed my arm and said, ‘Elaine, … Read More

2015 Venice Biennale Features
Céleste Boursier-Mougenot, from here to ear (detail), 1999–ongoing; 5 Gibson Les Paul guitars, 5 Gibson SG bass guitars, 5 pedal effect processors, 8-channel amp, speakers, nests, cables; dimensions variable. Installation view, 'FreePort [No. 007]: Céleste Boursier-Mougenot,' Peabody-Essex Museum, Salem, MA, 2014. WALTER SILVER/©CÉLESTE BOURSIER-MOUGENOT/COURTESY PAULA COOPER GALLERY, NEW YORK AND PEABODY ESSEX MUSEUM

French Pavilion Artist Céleste Boursier-Mougenot Teaches the World to Sing

In late February, while in the throes of preparing his project for the 56th Venice Biennale, Céleste Boursier-Mougenot was just as purposefully going about daily life at his home in the South of France. As we spoke via hiccuping cellphones, … Read More

Juergen Teller, Vivienne Westwood No. 1, London 2009, 2012, C-print, 72" x 108".COURTESY THE ARTIST AND LEHMANN MAUPIN, NEW YORK AND HONG KONG

“Future Seasons Past” at Lehmann Maupin

Chelsea and Lower East Side, New York Read More

Louise Nevelson, Untitled, 1985, paint, vinyl, and wood on board, 51" x 81¼" x 7½".©2015 ESTATE OF LOUISE NEVELSON/ARTISTS RIGHTS SOCIETY (ARS), NEW YORK/COURTESY PACE GALLERY

Louise Nevelson at Pace

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Thomas Houseago, Moun Room, 2013–14, Tuf-Cal, hemp, and iron rebar, 36' x 45'6" x 12', installation view. GENEVIEVE HANSON/©THOMAS HOUSEAGO/COURTESY THE ARTIST AND HAUSER & WIRTH

Thomas Houseago at Hauser & Wirth

Sculptor Thomas Houseago created an object/environment that could be construed as all things to many people. Called Moun Room (2013–14), the installation was a huge cubistic maze divided into three chambers. Visitors could walk, climb, and crawl through it, sit … Read More

Alexander Ross, Untitled, 2014, oil on canvas,  60" x 50". COURTESY THE ARTIST AND DAVID NOLAN GALLERY, NEW YORK

Alexander Ross at David Nolan

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Peter Regli at KARMA

Amagansett, New York Read More


Toni Ross and Jean Pagliuso at The Drawing Room

East Hampton Read More


Mark Reynolds: Rational Art About Irrational Numbers

Mark Reynolds makes kaleidoscopic drawings that explore ratios, musical chords, and space itself Read More

James Lee Byars, The World Flag, 1991, gold lamé, 161" x 85" x 6". MoMA PS1.COURTESY MICHAEL WERNER GALLERY, NEW YORK AND LONDON

James Lee Byars at MoMA PS1 and Michael Werner

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Patricia Cronin’s Memorial to a Marriage at Woodlawn Cemetery. COURTESY THE ARTIST

Woodlawn Cemetery’s 150th Anniversary on Display

An exhibition at Columbia’s Wallach Gallery showcases the graveyard’s art Read More


Rosy Keyser’s Sculptures Create Stories That Never End

Rosy Keyser creates mystery narratives out of foraged wood, found objects, tar, wire, ropes, and more Read More


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


Francis Alÿs: Architect of the Absurd

Francis Alÿs mixes the poetic and the political in his witty, Sisyphean performances and in sculptures, drawings, and
other works that relate to them Read More