Tag Archives: Lilly Wei

Reviews

‘Ragnar Kjartansson: Me, My Mother, My Father, and I’ at the New Museum

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Trends

Claytime! Ceramics Finds Its Place in the Art-World Mainstream

Versatile, sensuous, malleable, as basic as mud and as old as art itself, clay is increasingly emerging as a material of choice for a wide range of contemporary artists
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In Joan Semmel’s Crossed Legs, 2011, the sexuality is more restrained than in her earlier work.
Trends

The Body In Winter

Artists are taking on themes of aging, transformation, and decay Read More

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Looking at Art

Turning Over a New Leaf

When the Ming succumbed to the Qing, many rebel scholar-artist-officials became landscape painters who forged new, singular styles Read More

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Reviews

Geometry of Stardust

Dorothea Rockburne at the Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, New York Read More

Xu Bing printing on whole tobacco leaves.  Credit: COURTESY DUKE UNIVERSITY, DURHAM, NORTH CAROLINA
News

Puff Piece

“The ‘Tobacco Project’ began with an interest in the aroma of tobacco,” Chinese artist Xu Bing says over a dim-sum breakfast in New York. Likening it to something between sociology and art, he is referring to the third iteration of … Read More

The fan-shaped birchwood "radius" work Curve XXI, 1978-80, appears to hover midair.
Looking at Art

Ahead of the Curve

Ellsworth Kelly’s sculpture, subject of a show at Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts, makes the complex simple and the simple complex Read More

Alice Neel in a photograph taken by her lover Sam Brody, whom she met at a WPA meeting. SAM BRODY
Books Reviews

What Was Neel’s Deal?

Alice Neel: The Art of Not Sitting Pretty
By Phoebe Hoban
St. Martin’s Press, 500 pages, $35 Read More

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Trends

The Great American (Male) Nude

Turning the tables on art-historical tradition, more women artists are depicting the naked male body. Read More