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The sculptures of Takis (born Panayiotis Vassilakis) have waned from view over the past 20 years. Now, simultaneous exhibitions—a compact one at the Menil Collection in Houston and a comprehensive one…

Oscar Muñoz

Inspired by 19th- and early 20th-century photographic processes, Colombian artist Oscar Muñoz poetically destabilizes the fixity of images, focusing on the elusive, introspective moments when memori…

Lida Abdul

Lida Abdul describes herself as an artistic nomad. Born in Kabul in 1973, she and her family fled Afghanistan soon after the Soviets invaded in December of 1979. 

Jean Dewasne

After a venerable ascent, beginning in the mid-1940s, as an abstract painter, teacher and theorist, the French artist Jean Dewasne (1921-1999) largely has been forgotten since his death.

“My Joburg”

Since opening in 2004, the Maison Rouge, near the Bastille, has become a brilliant addition to the contemporary art scene in Paris.

Matali Crasset

Paris-based artist Matali Crasset (b. 1965) is best known for her edgy industrial designs, but her visionary body of work extends into a wide range of genres and mediums—from sculptures, textiles, f…

Youcef Korichi

In his latest solo exhibition, "non-lieu, non sites" (which one might translate as "dismissed cases, dismissed places"), Algerian-born French artist Youcef Korichi (b. 1974) reveled unabashedly in t…

Adriana Lara

IN SEVERAL LARGE WORKS, a black-and-white image of a woman’s face appears printed on clear plastic wrapped around wood stretchers. Keyboard symbols—! % @ & *—are superimposed on her features as she…