Work by artists such as Georges de la Tour, Matthew Wong, and Amoako Boafo realized new milestones this year.
Records for Ed Clark, Simone Leigh, Titus Kaphar, and Romare Bearden were achieved.
See images from one notable show every weekday.
The Storyteller: At 85, Her Star Still Rising, Faith Ringgold Looks Back on Her Life in Art, Activism, and Education
In 1963, Faith Ringgold was 32, the mother of two daughters, and on the hunt for a gallery to show her work. To say that it was difficult for black artists to find gallery representation at that time…
‘Why Spiral?’: Norman Lewis, Romare Bearden, and Others on the ‘Contradictions Facing Them in Modern America,’ in 1966
In the September 1966 issue of ARTnews, Jeanne Siegel published a roundtable among the 14 members of Spiral, the American-American artist collective, in which they discussed, as the magazine put it,…