• Saudi artist Abdulnasser Gharem to have first solo US show at Lacma

      Tuesday, 7 March 2017 22:24

      The former lieutenant colonel in the Saudi Arabian army is known for his politically and socially engaged works that draw on his Muslim heritage The Saudi Arabian artist Abdulnasser Gharem will open his first US solo show at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (Lacma) next month. The artist, who was until recently also […]

    • Georgia O’Keeffe: Living Modern at Brooklyn Museum

      Saturday, 4 March 2017 17:42

      March 3–July 23, 2017 Brooklyn Museum Morris A. and Meyer Schapiro Wing, 4th Floor Georgia O’Keeffe: Living Modern takes a new look at how the renowned modernist artist proclaimed her progressive, independent lifestyle through a self-crafted public persona—including her clothing and the way she posed for the camera. The exhibition expands our understanding of O’Keeffe […]

    • Info Loss Transmitting Art Between Cultures

      Sunday, 26 February 2017 18:09

      By Xiaoyun Helen Zhang Art is only one of the multiple venerated idols in the grand Temple of Human Minds. We concern the power of art transcending borders of vital importance to the Ultimate Question: Can people understand art between cultures, over diversified barriers of faith, aesthetics, wealth and ideology? To be more precise, how […]

    • Vik Muniz Epistemes at Sikkema Jenkins & Co.

      Thursday, 23 February 2017 21:20

      Vik Muniz Epistemes February 23 – April 1, 2017 Sikkema Jenkins & Co. is pleased to present Epistemes, a solo show of new work by Vik Muniz. The exhibition – which premieres the artist’s new series Handmade in the United States – will be on view at the gallery from February 23 through April 1, […]

    • The Color of Passion

      Thursday, 23 February 2017 19:45

      Michael DeSiano was so inspired by Monet, Matisse and Picasso that he gave up a promising engineering career for his passion for color. In addition his daughter, Rose DeSiano, introduced him to digital photography and he never looked back. “Rose opened my eyes to nontraditional ways to capture my subjects. She showed me that a […]

    • Tate Britain: David Hockney

      Saturday, 11 February 2017 20:45

      David Hockney – 80 years in 8 works David Hockney, is an English painter, draughtsman, printmaker, stage designer and photographer. An important contributor to the pop art movement of the 1960s, he is considered one of the most influential British artists of the twentieth century. From his portraits and images of Los Angeles swimming pools, through to his photography […]

    • MoMA response to last week’s travel ban on Twitter

      Sunday, 5 February 2017 17:39

      In response to last week’s travel ban, we’ve installed #ZahaHadid‘s “The Peak Project, Hong Kong, China”: https://t.co/O1nUU3cPcw#ArtSpeakspic.twitter.com/sqVcdG3yws — Museum of Modern Art (@MuseumModernArt) February 4, 2017    Next to Henri Rousseau’s “The Sleeping Gypsy”, a painting by Zaha Hadid, the Iraqi-born British architect who died last year. The showcase of contemporary art from Iran, Iraq […]

    • Black Power! at The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

      Saturday, 4 February 2017 18:27

      Black Power! On view in the Main Exhibition Hall Curated by Dr. Sylviane A. Diouf The concept of Black Power was introduced by Stokely Carmichael and fellow Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) worker Willie Ricks in June 1966. Like no other ideology before, the multiform and ideologically diverse movement shaped black consciousness and identity and […]

    • Fernand Léger was born today on February 4 in 1881

      Saturday, 4 February 2017 15:50

      Joseph Fernand Henri Léger was born today on February 4, 1881, in Argentan, Orne, Lower Normandy, where his father raised cattle. Léger initially trained as an architect from 1897 to 1899, before moving in 1900 to Paris, and supported himself as an architectural draftsman. He was rejected at the École des Beaux-Arts, notwithstanding he attended […]

    • Artist Khaled Akil vows not to seek US visa under Trump

      Tuesday, 31 January 2017 22:24

      A Syrian artist whose work about the war in his country has captured the world’s imagination has vowed not to apply for a United States visa until President Donald Trump is out of power. Khaled Akil’s latest project is being exhibited from Tuesday at California’s Stanford University. Under Trump’s recent executive order, which suspends travel for […]