Willem de Kooning
Key West--Splash--Sunset, 2016, Watercolor, gouache and acrylic on Arches paper, 12 x 16 in. Courtesy Coral Springs Museum
Paintings can, one researcher alleges, help detect neurodegenerative disorders before they're medically diagnosed.
László Moholy-Nagy, EM 1 Telephonbild, conceived in 1922, executed in 1923, porcelain enamel on steel, 37 1/2 x 23 3/4
Instead of a stolen Willem de Kooning painting, the University of Arizona's Museum of Art displays the faces of two people suspected of taking it.
Grace Hartigan, whose work played the range between abstraction and representation once told an interviewer: "Now as before it is the vulgar and the vital and the possibility of its transformation into the beautiful which continues to challenge and fascinate me."
There's been some whispering lately about an inevitable leveling off of the art market, and it seems that day has come.
At Louse Point in the Springs neighborhood of East Hampton where the air practically sparkles, we meet for an end of the day swim. As women do when we feel safe with each other, we let our guards down as we share about our lives.
Scott Hunter explores different arrangements of textures, colors and shapes through his abstract expressionist work. Though many different things inspire his work, he feels most encouraged by his drive to make paintings that mean something.
While it skews predictably toward a New York-centric perspective, it succeeds in many ways by introducing the works of lesser-known or hitherto marginalized artists alongside canonical classics.
Many people remember Kline because his large-scale zoomed-in gestures resonate at both four feet and hundreds of feet away. This has led to the view that his works are just big black-on-white gestures, akin to big details of a de Kooning.
How great is greatness? How exalted are the productions of so called great men? Beauty may be truth and it may be mind blowing, but it's like planned obsolescence. It has a certain expendability.