Katy Kelleher presents a wide-angle survey of people recreating scenes from famous artworks and sets the phenomenon in part in the context of artist Nina Katchadourian’s series “Lavatory Self-Portraits in the Flemish Style,” which was shot entirely in airplane bathrooms.
The New York Times
“What’s a street artist to do when the streets are locked down?” Guardian critic Jonathan Jones tackles the question in an essay that begins with recent activities by Banksy and wanders far and wide from there.
Charles Desmarais surveyed how galleries in San Francisco are faring in a time of crisis.
San Francisco Chronicle
Smaller galleries in Germany are preparing to reopen next week (while larger ones are still prohibited to do so through the end of August).
The Art Newspaper
Consider how Niki de Saint Phalle’s forward-thinking feminism changed the art world.
Sebastian Smee goes to town on sublime pleasures to be experienced in Winslow Homer’s The Fog Warning.
The Washington Post
Behold a spirited case for an old photo from the Met Gala as a work of art deserving of a gilded frame.
“Coronavirus has kept mariachis out of work. They sung to L.A.’s mayor for help.”
Los Angeles Times
On Friday, at 7:30 p.m. in England (2:30 p.m EST), you can watch a stream of a Manchester International Festival show featuring New Order in a special setting designed by artist Liam Gillick, who conceived “an immersive environment, creating a stage set that responded dynamically to the music.”
Manchester International Festival