Tag Archives: Hilarie M. Sheets

Looking at Art

Gilty Pleasures: The Guggenheim Reframes Its Classics

A team of experts at the Guggenheim is reframing modernist works from the Thannhauser collection in period frames dating back to the 17th century Read More

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


Pat Steir Paints a Painting

The visceral process of pouring, dripping, pushing, squirting, and shooting from the hip
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Books Reviews

Vegan for Mercy

Sue Coe’s new book, Cruel, lobbies for an end to meat-eating Read More

A nude figure floats in a kaleidoscope of elements from nature in Kiki Smith’s large Jacquard tapestry Sky, 2012.

Looms with a View

Contemporary artists are drawn to tapestries for their tactility, physical presence, and the poetry of creating complex images on a grid Read More


Through a Lens, Darkly

The hyperrealistic dioramas of Patrick Jacobs Read More

Both Members of This Club, 1909, by George Bellows.

Urban Studies

George Bellows, Action Painter Read More

“My role will be different than it ever could have been at the Met,” says Tinterow of his new position in Houston.

Thinking Big

Gary Tinterow returns to Texas to run the Museum of Fine Arts—and to grow it even larger Read More

Photograph of Patrick Jacobs working on Raked Leaves, 2008, a miniature “diorama” viewed through a three-inch window.

Use Your Illusion

Contemporary sculptors are tricking the eye and the mind with uncannily realistic objects Read More


Head in the Clouds

With the spirit of an artist, inventor, scientist, and engineer, Tomás Saraceno creates enormous bubbles, giant ethereal webs, and basketball court−size balloons that aspire to be lighter than air Read More


Backdrops, Blobs, Pods, and Props

The Walker Art Center celebrates its acquisition of a trove of objects documenting artists’ collaborations with Merce Cunningham in a series of groundbreaking shows Read More


Dynamic Duos

A growing number of artists make art as collaborators—
brainstorming, inspiring, arguing, and asking each other silly questions. Read More


Seeing Africa Around the World

In a groundbreaking show traversing continents and mediums, Lowery Sims defines an international African esthetic. Read More


The Morgan Behind the Morgan

A restoration of J. P. Morgan's library illuminates lesser-known aspects of the collector and his treasures . Read More