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Artists Features
Jan Frank photographed in his Bond Street studio, July 15, 2015. ©KATHERINE MCMAHON

To Be Frank: How Old-School Artist Jan Frank Became New Again

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

Jamel Shabazz, Young Boys, East Flatbush, Brooklyn, 1980, C-print, 20" x 16". BRONX MUSEUM OF THE ARTS, GIFT OF THE ARTIST

‘Wild Noise’ at El Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes

Havana, Cuba Read More


That Seventies Sensibility

A wave of exhibitions shows how the open-ended, experimental, hardscrabble, less cynical esthetic of the ’70s is appealing to artists and curators Read More


How Far Is Too Far?

Contemporary artists have made work depicting graphic sexual acts, damaging property, injuring their own bodies, or paying others to alter theirs. But when does art cross the line from avant-garde to unacceptable?. Read More


All the Web’s a Stage

Performance art, gallery openings, Dumpster-diving for junk to turn into art—all of it is happening in an online world populated by computer-generated beings called avatars. Read More

UNDERRATED Judy Pfaff, Ziggurat (detail), 1981. Although she was awarded a MacArthur grant, Pfaff is still not given her due. COURTESY THE ARTIST AND AMERINGER & YOHE FINE ART, NEW YORK


Which artists have been overlooked? And which have we been looking at too much?. Read More