Piero Manzoni at Museu de Arte Moderna
In 2017, the Met will open a Lucio Fontana retrospective in the Marcel Breuer building that formally housed the old Whitney. This will only mark Fontana’s second-ever retrospective in the U.S. [Th…
Multiple records were broken last night at the contemporary art evening auction at Sotheby’s in London, including the total for that annual auction, which made £123,515,250 ($188.2…
Versatile, sensuous, malleable, as basic as mud and as old as art itself, clay is increasingly emerging as a material of choice for a wide range of contemporary artists
Accessible and affordable, the ballpoint pen has become the medium of choice for artists to make obsessive abstractions, extreme drawings, and playful riffs on venerated ink traditions
Avant-garde meets ultra-baroque in the works of Argentine-born Italian artist Lucio Fontana (1899-1968), the last two decades of whose vast and varied output was surveyed in this exhibition.
Who bought what at the recent auctions
Currently artist in residence at La Galerie, Noisy-le-Sec, French artist Davide Balula welcomed me to his studio in the Parisian banlieue on a snowy day in mid-January. Completing a nine-month residen…
The interpretation of sexual symbols in art is everywhere. But what we view as erotic often tells us less about the artists than it does about our own sensibilities.