In honor of MoMA PS1’s show “Vito Acconci: Where Are We Now (Who Are We Anyway?), 1976,” which looks at the first few years of the performance and video artist’s career, we turn back to 1972, when Acconci had one … Read More
The superb survey show of Vito Acconci’s poems, films, and archives currently at MoMA PS1 in New York makes you feel as if you’ve been given a Christmas present in July. The exhibition is exhilarating, challenging, groundbreaking, and profound. It … 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
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
Which artists have been overlooked? And which have we been looking at too much?. 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.