Lisa Congdon's wistful portraits celebrate Kara Walker, Louise Bourgeois and more.
Edward Goldman is an art critic and the host of Art Talk, a program on art and culture for NPR affiliate KCRW 89.9 FM. To
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.
Perhaps the most dramatic and telling work is US LETTER, Escalator (Blue), which depicts ambulatory electric stairs that
Aida Muluneh, Sai Mado, The Distant Gaze, 2016, digital photograph, 12.2 x 12.2 cm / 4.8 x 4.8 in., ed. of 7. Courtesy of
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.
This article is part of an ongoing photojournalism survey of art exhibition openings titled EMS N(art)rative. Through my
When asked directly, she replied, "Why the spider? Because my best friend was my mother and she was deliberate, clever, patient, soothing, reasonable, dainty, subtle, indispensable, neat, and as useful as a spider."
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.
Then -- some would call it luck, I call it synchronicity -- I found an BBC documentary where Tracey Emin talks about the
Just don't expect pretty pictures of pretty flowers.
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.
This week on Upstate Diary Christina Kruse talks about her necessity to create her own structures.
A ginormous 30 feet high spider would scare the life out of most of us. In this video three artists share their diverse feelings towards the spider sculpture made by French artist Louise Bourgeois- as a tribute to her mother.