Given the whirlwind of geographic and conceptual changes in contemporary-art landscape, we couldn’t help doing some serious navel-gazing (especially in light of the upcoming “Inventing Downtown: Artist-Run Galleries in New York City, 1952–1965” exhibition at the Grey Art Gallery opening … Read More
From the founding of the Louvre in 1793 to the emergence of the Underground Museum in Los Angeles in 2012 to the start in 2013 of GCC, a collective focusing on contemporary Gulf culture, this timeline tracks guided and misguided … Read More
You notice her face first. This is odd, because she’s nude, her body bronzed and oiled, with one wiry arm holding a large double-sided dildo between her legs. Her eyes aren’t even in play; a pair of white sunglasses covers … Read More
It’s not every day that an institution the size of the Whitney Museum moves to a different building. The Whitney began in 1914 as an informal salon founded by Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney. Whitney had amassed a collection of hundreds of … Read More
Artworks that mimic soft porn, showcase embalmed animals, mock the Pope, and otherwise offend propriety are filling auctions, museums, and galleries. Is there anything left to be upset about? Read More
The Magazine ANTIQUES, our sister publication, invites you to join renowned interior decorator Thomas Jayne and Roc Nation recording artist Young Paris in conversation at the Winter Antiques Show on January 26th as they explore the theme "Tradition is Now: How the Art and Objects of the Past Shape the World Today." These two distinctive creative talents will discuss the sometimes surprising ways that antiques and cultural artifacts have influenced their lives and careers. Join us on January 26th at the Winter Antiques Show to explore the many ways that Tradition is Now.