Tag Archives: Robert Storr


Looking at Art
Giacometti’s bronze Grande femme debout I (Tall standing woman 1), 1960, bronze. WEXNER FAMILY COLLECTION; ART ©2014 ALBERTO GIACOMETTI ESTATE/LICENSED BY VAGA AND ARS, NEW YORK, NY

Pinched, Poked, and Prodded Profiles of Giacometti’s Sculptures

Giacometti’s sculptures give form to fleeting perceptions Read More


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The ARTnews Shelfie Project: Art-World Luminaries Pose With Their Books

Laurie Simmons, Jerry Saltz, Xu Bing, and other art insiders took shelf portraits for us Read More


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The Semi-Secret History of Modernism’s Best Comic Artist

A new show explores links between Ad Reinhardt’s identity as abstract painter and as cartoonist, satirist, crusader, explicator, and slide-show maker Read More


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Show and Tell: The Dos and Don’ts of Studio Visits

Art-world insiders dispense advice on what you should say, how the artist ought to display the work, and which refreshments to serve, if any Read More


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It’s Manet Mania Weekend at Yale!

On the 150th birthday of Manet’s two most scandalous paintings, a show and a conference track the afterlives of the nudes, the dudes, the maid, and the cat Read More


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Making Yale Zig Zag

Robert Storr brings Jac Leirner back to art school. A paper chase ensues Read More


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The Artist as Philanthropist

At a time when government and corporate support is decreasing, artists’ foundations are becoming increasingly influential Read More


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A New Creativity?

Now that the days of glitz and glamour in the art market are over, how will creativity be affected? Some artists, curators, museum directors, and dealers predict a new seriousness. Others warn against bohemian fantasy. But all agree the conversation has changed. Read More


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Blast from the Past

Artists around the globe are turning Socialist Realism on its head, layering the once-potent tool of propaganda with irony and nostalgia. Read More


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Rooms with a View

The Venice Biennale and Documenta 12 provide a thoughtful take on the shock of the news. Read More


Profiles
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Wyeth’s World

The first retrospective in 30 years devoted to Andrew Wyeth is a sign of increasing interest in the artist on the part of critics and curators. And it may help answer a perennial question: how good a painter is he?. Read More


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Grosse uses painting to create her own kind of space. The site-specific Double Floor Painting, 2004, was installed at Kunsthallen Brandts Klaedefabrik in Odense, Denmark. COURTESY THE ARTIST AND CHRISTOPHER GRIMES GALLERY, SANTA MONICA

What Makes a Painting a Painting?

It used to be simple: wet paint on a flat surface. No more. Today painting can include photography, digital prints, sculpture, and a host of other materials—but not necessarily paint. Read More


Profiles
Black Stuff, 1992, paper, wire, wood, and paint. COURTESY SPERONE WESTWATER GALLERY, NEW YORK

Odd Man In

Known for tiny sculptures made from materials such as paper, rope, string, and bubble wrap, Richard Tuttle has become hugely influential. Read More


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Varnedoe’s Vision

Remembering an inspiring teacher, charismatic curator, fervent lecturer, and beloved colleague. Read More