At last Friday’s U.S. Latinx Arts Futures Symposium, hosted by the Ford Foundation at its headquarters near the United Nations on Manhattan’s East Side, Rose G. Salseda, a Ph.D. candidate in art history at the University of Texas at Austin, presented a study … Read More
Some little girls want to be movie stars, some long to be prima ballerinas. Not Mary Heilmann. As a child, she prayed for sainthood. “I used to dream that I was thrown to lions in the Coliseum,” said the artist. … Read More
Bill Powers: How do you see the “Gazing Ball” paintings as being on a continuum with the “Gazing Ball” sculptures?Jeff Koons: With the sculpture, you feel a constant polarity between the biological and Platonism. The sculpture also places an emphasis on … Read More
Below, in honor of Glenn Ligon’s show at Luhring Augustine’s Bushwick space, which opens today, is Hilarie M. Sheets’s profile of Ligon from ARTnews’s April 2011 issue. (A second show of Ligon’s work opens at the gallery’s Chelsea space in … Read More
Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum has been named European Museum of the Year. [The Art Newspaper]Tomorrow, two days before the 12th Havana Biennial opens, Tania Bruguera will perform a 100-hour-reading of Hannah Arendt’s The Origins of Totalitarianism. Five months ago, Bruguera was arrested for … Read More
Revisiting and recasting the master’s work, from Cubism through Guernica to the Mosqueteros of his old age, new generations of artists are discovering Picasso all over again. 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.