With a Philip Guston show currently on view at Venice’s Gallerie dell’Accademia, we turn back to the May 1965 issue of ARTnews, in which Guston himself mused on the work of the 15th-century Italian painter Piero della Francesca. Noting della … Read More
A week before the 2016 presidential election, Hauser & Wirth gallery opened the exhibition “Philip Guston: Laughter in the Dark, Drawings from 1971 & 1975.” Organized by Sally Radic, of the Guston Foundation, and Musa Mayer, Guston’s daughter, the show … Read More
There is something immensely charming about sitting in an Italian art institution that dates to the 17th century, the Gallerie dell’Accademia, and watching a film of Philip Guston walking around Woodstock, New York, where he had his studio, praising the … Read More
Every two years, when the Venice Biennale opens, the museums, galleries, and foundations of La Serenissima compete for attention, aiming to mount their finest shows. Today the Gallerie dell’Accademia di Venezia—that trove of Old Master painting, rich with Canaletto, Mantegna, Titian, and … Read More
A show of Philip Guston’s Richard Nixon drawings opened this week at Hauser & Wirth in New York, so we are turning back to the December 1988 issue of ARTnews, in which Eleanor Heartney reviewed a survey of the artist’s drawings … Read More
The painter Jan Frank has a reputation as a hard-drinking, if not hard-fighting, downtown playboy. He is known for his sharp suits and smoky drawl, his alpaca coat, and his fondness for the racetrack (he names his paintings after favorite … Read More
Microbes—and the way they colonize us—are the subject of an exhibition at the Eden Project in Cornwall. [The Guardian]Sellers of art estimated to bring in $2.3 billion at the May auctions include billionaire money manager Steven A. Cohen and New York … 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.