contemporary art

Culture & Arts
Dan Gilroy's Netflix movie, starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Toni Collette, has inspired divisive reactions in the gallery scene. Are people humorless, or is the movie?
Culture & Arts
The street artist's prank at Sotheby's lit a trick candle in a musty room. But in rebelling against the monied art establishment, he still profits.
Queer Voices
“We’ve always been here and are just claiming our rightful space within Islam," says artist Yas Ahmed.
Culture & Arts
The Guggenheim's head curator goaded the president with a golden toilet, so his supporters fought back with single stars.
Politics
The artist of the piece says, "Everything seems absurd until we die and then it makes sense.”
Queer Voices
The university was responding to community complaints about exposing students to "sickness" and "evil."
Weird News
This might really scare the bejesus out of hikers.
Queer Voices
Each artist is also required to open the door to their hotel room during the event hours and engage with guests touring the show.
Black Voices
Princeton is hardly the first college to reckon with the racial injustice that defined its founding, and to seek a kind of rhetorical cleansing.
Weird News
"That's art?" said one passerby.
Arts & Culture
Some of the women behind the #NotSurprised open letter explain why they refuse to remain silent.
Arts & Culture
Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald are the first black artists hired by the Smithsonian to paint a president and first lady.
Arts & Culture
The artist behind the work calls the decision "total hypocrisy."
Arts & Culture
At 80 years old, the artist is being honored with her first museum retrospective.