In Megalomania, 2013, the Cathara Insurgent Women are brought to their knees.COURTESY BRAVINLEE PROGRAMS, NEW YORK

The Stitched, Collaged and Chillingly Violent Female Warriors of Artist Elektra KB

Born in Odessa, raised in Colombia, and living in Brooklyn, Elektra KB is updating the concept of guerrilla girls for a new generation Read More


In Philip Pearlstein’s Autobiography, Warhol Is a Major Character

Philip Pearlstein and Andy Warhol met at Carnegie Tech and became fast friends. In New York City, they shared an apartment, worked together, and took their first steps toward fame and fortune together
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How Artists Are Using Music to Seduce, Confound (and Entertain) Us

From primordial incantations to operatic melodrama to hip-hop beats, artists are exploiting the elemental language of music to communicate across cultural boundaries Read More


New Film Shows Hunter Thompson and Ralph Steadman on Wild and Crazy Ride

The documentary ‘No Good Reason’ centers on the art and adventures of Ralph Steadman (and his gonzo journalist traveling buddy) Read More


In Hew Locke’s Blinged-Out Installations, Every Toy Jaguar Has Its Place

With a dazzling palette of beaded tapestries, flying boats, and distinctive reliefs of Queen Elizabeth II, Hew Locke comments on the relationship between England and its former colonies Read More


How Michelangelo Made David into a Giant

Why the sculptor made sure that his oversize sculpture was too heavy for a high place Read More


Warhol’s Mug Shots of Bad Guys Are Finally Back in Queens

Andy Warhol’s “Most Wanted Men” are back at the Queens Museum–50 years after they were mysteriously censored from the World’s Fair Read More


How the Art of Social Practice Is Changing the World, One Row House at a Time

Social practice is going mainstream as more artists focus their work on making an impact on problems like homelessness and pollution. But the question of how to judge activist art remains elusive
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MoMA’s Kathy Halbreich Is Connecting the Polke Dots

The museum’s associate director has organized the first exhibition to unite work in all mediums by the elusive German artist Sigmar Polke Read More

The Kingdom of Darkness Is Surrendered forced police to see themselves reflected in the mirrors held by protesters.COURTESY CIVIL SECTOR OF MAIDAN

Icons on the Barricades: Incredible Ukrainian Protest Art

Artists have been at the center of the protests in Ukraine, offering murals, performances, and a golden “throne” Read More