Lisa Congdon's wistful portraits celebrate Kara Walker, Louise Bourgeois and more.
A most welcome surprise of the last week was the announcement that the 2016 Nobel Prize in Literature was awarded to Bob Dylan. Yes, to Bob Dylan! -- one of the most esteemed and beloved American musicians.
SCAD Museum of Art, Savannah, Georgia. Image courtesy of SCAD. Bernd Becher, Hilla Becher, Wohnhaus, Siegen, Westfalen, 1981
Gilbert Bretterbauer, Threaded Chair, 2016, painted metal. Courtesy of Rauminhalt. At Collective Design Fair. In the West
While Iwan Wirth describes the heart of the Hauser & Wirth enterprise as "a family business," it's no denying the gallery has considerable resources at its disposal.
Revolution in the Making. Photo by EMS. HSW comes complete with an on-site bookshop called Artbook, a cafe restaurant called
How to talk about nudity in art without sounding prudish or pervy.
There's been some whispering lately about an inevitable leveling off of the art market, and it seems that day has come.
A sculptor, painter and installation artist, Jeanne Tremel reveals that elusive space between visual perception and what the mind and body feels and experiences both consciously and unconsciously.
The French have been reading the tea leaves. Despite or perhaps because of recent violence, there seemed a new spirit of generosity towards tourists, if not to migrants. So many Americans are trooping off to art fairs. Why not also visit the most exciting performance festivals, many in France, which have a multicultural, often political, contemporary perspective? And a spate of private, hidden-away sites has also opened to the public which document the intensity of the lives and work of artists.
Art and nature: the outdoor sculpture park offers the best of both worlds. Especially during the summer holidays, when we're eager to trade in weary museum-legs for the invigorating effects of the nature hike, without sacrificing the need to view and appreciate great artworks.