China’s younger artists are introspective, sophisticated, and hyper-aware of their identity in a globalized world Read More
Today’s Facebook comments are tomorrow’s artworks as artists harness social technology to comment on how our new connectivity is changing our culture. Read More
As Ai Weiwei continues to openly criticize Communist party policy, his international profile is rising—but so is government response. Read More
Gunpowder, grass, jasmine, pine, pollution, and patchouli are some of the odors wafting around galleries, museums, and studios these days as artists incorporate scent into the esthetic experience. Read More
Omer Fast's videos are mind-blowing mergings of artifice and truth, populated by refugees, soldiers, and other characters who may or may not be acting. Read More
With artists increasingly involving the public in the creation of work, curators and museums have embarked on a quest to define, display, and collect participatory art. Read More
Nudity in contemporary art is tolerated increasingly in countries where it wasn’t in the past. Read More
Garbage and garbage pickers are the subjects of Vik Muniz's work. Read More
Photographer Justine Kurland takes her camera on the road across the country to capture communes, hobos, and other subcultures that are often off the radar. Read More
The work of artists from Arab and North African countries is thriving, complex, and increasingly visible on the international scene. Read More
A review of "2010". Read More
Looking for new ways to interpret familiar works—and attract new audiences to see them—opera companies are hiring artists to transform classic productions into multimedia spectacles. Read More
Shinique Smith transforms piles of garments destined for export into eye– and thought–provoking installations. Read More
Wang Qingsong's elaborate, often parodic staged photographs riff on everything from art history to corporate logos to Communist propaganda. Read More
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