Despite an overall reluctance among contemporary artists to deal with issues of the heart, more than a few tell great stories of romance and heartbreak Read More
Mike Nelson’s multiroom installations hint at marginal lives and fallen ideologies. Read More
For artists inspired by sketch comedy, off-the-wall characters who can say and do anything are a way to explore weighty political and social issues. Read More
Artists around the globe are turning Socialist Realism on its head, layering the once-potent tool of propaganda with irony and nostalgia. Read More
From making sculptures out of melted LPs, to creating album covers and music videos, to playing in their own bands, a new generation of artists is blurring the distinction between the worlds of pop music and fine art. Read More
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