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Artists Retrospective

The New Razzle-Dazzle: El Anatsui on His ‘Gem’-Encrusted Tapestries, in 2008

With five decades of El Anatsui’s work on view at Jack Shainman Gallery’s The School, in upstate New York, we turn back to June 2008, when Barbara Pollack profiled the Ghanaian-born artist for ARTnews. Anatsui, who won the Golden Lion … Read More


Pictures at an Exhibition
El Anatsui, Stressed World, 2011, found aluminum and copper wire. ©EL ANATSUI/COURTESY THE ARTIST AND JACK SHAINMAN GALLERY, NEW YORK

‘El Anatsui: Five Decades’ at Jack Shainman: The School

Pictures at an Exhibition presents images of one notable show every weekday.Today’s show: “El Anatsui: Five Decades” is currently on view at Jack Shainman: The School in Kinderhook, New York until September 26. The exhibit is a comprehensive survey from the … Read More


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Forging a Sea of Iron: Yoan Capote Explores the Cuban Obsession with America

“The sea, for me and for a lot of Cubans, was like a wall, more an image of isolation than a beautiful place,” said Yoan Capote. The 38-year-old Havana-based conceptual artist was in New York preparing for his current show … Read More


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Carrie Mae Weems, Abbey Lincoln, 2010, from the “Slow Fade to Black_Set II” series. ©CARRIE MAE WEEMS/COURTESY THE ARTIST AND JACK SHAINMAN GALLERY, NEW YORK

Carrie Mae Weems Responds

The following is a response to Maura Reilly’s article “Taking the Measure of Sexism: Facts, Figures, and Fixes” about the current statistics of Women in the Art World. Our coverage begins with our Editor’s Letter.Born in 1953, lives in Brooklyn … Read More


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‘Advertising Is Fueled By Prejudice’: An Hour With Hank Willis Thomas

Hank Willis Thomas was in his studio near the Port Authority bus terminal in Midtown Manhattan showing me a ten-year-old advertisement featuring the rapper 50 Cent.“We’ve become media-literate,” Thomas said. “We’ll consume an ad before we even look at it. … Read More


Reviews
Nick Cave, Sea Sick, 2014, mixed media, 96" x 72" x 10½". JAMES PRINZ PHOTOGRAPHY/©NICK CAVE/COURTESY THE ARTIST AND JACK SHAINMAN GALLERY, NEW YORK

Nick Cave at Jack Shainman

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‘Gray Is the Color of the Insides': El Anatsui at Mnuchin Gallery

For one of the most famous colorists in the contemporary art world, it was a shock to hear El Anatsui detail his devotion to gray and its many shades. Anatsui spoke at Mnuchin Gallery for the occasion of his new … Read More


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Pierre Dorion at Jack Shainman

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The Changing Complex Profile of Black Abstract Painters

Long marginalized by their community and overlooked by the art market, African American abstractionists are finally coming into the spotlight Read More


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The Artistic Influences that Made Artists Artists

Hank Willis Thomas, Pat Steir, Deborah Kass, and others reflect on their early encounters with art and the childhood experiences that shape their work Read More


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10 New Photo Shows Expose the Insides of Statues and Atoms, Women and Revolutions

Exhibitions bring out the stylish, edgy side of Collier Schorr, Malick Sidibé, Amy Arbus, Harold Edgerton, and more Read More


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14 Artworks That Prove Pink Is Tough

The color that seems softest can often speak most loudly Read More


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Making Cutting-Edge Art with Ballpoint Pens

Accessible and affordable, the ballpoint pen has become the medium of choice for artists to make obsessive abstractions, extreme drawings, and playful riffs on venerated ink traditions Read More


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Chatting With MacArthur Winner Carrie Mae Weems

The artist, activist, and educator on winning the “genius grant,” bringing color to the Guggenheim, and changing the world one flower at a time Read More