• A sketch of Christo’s proposed artwork “Over the River,” depicting a view from the Arkansas River. Credit Christo Over the River, Project for the Arkansas River, Colorado

      Christo, Trump and the Art World’s Biggest Protest Yet

      Thursday, 26 January 2017 21:03

      By RANDY KENNEDYJAN. 25, 2017 for NY Times With one dramatic no, a major artist has just escalated the culture world’s war against Donald J. Trump. For more than 20 years, the artist Christo has worked tirelessly and spent $15 million of his own money to create a vast public artwork in Colorado that would […]

    • Protesters march in Manhattan during the Women’s March on January 21, 2017. (Credit: Maureen McQuillan/Facebook Feed)

      Women’s March Highlights as Huge Crowds Protested President Donald Trump in NYC

      Sunday, 22 January 2017 18:42

      More than 400,000 people marched through Manhattan on Saturday in solidarity with the Women’s March on Washington on January 21st, 2017: Video feed via Staten Island Advance /YouTube   By NY Arts, Jan. 21, 2017      

    • Dallas Seitz, Accidental Sculpture 2. Courtesy of IMT Gallery, stand P18a

      London Art Fair – Dialogues

      Tuesday, 17 January 2017 13:17

      As capitalism in its neoliberal form spreads worldwide, and populism – from Trumpism to Brexit – rises in all corners of the Western world; wall building emerges as a sign of a period one could call ‘post-political’. From the US-Mexico border to Italy’s Lampedusa, more and more fences and checkpoints are appearing, creating zones of […]

    • Ai Weiwei: Laundromat. ©Jeffrey Deitch gallery

      Ai Weiwei: Laundromat at Jeffrey Deitch

      Sunday, 11 December 2016 15:41

      Ai Weiwei: Laundromat On view till December 23, 2016 Jeffrey Deitch gallery 18 Wooster Street, NYC Many artists engage with current political issues in their work, but it is the rare artist whose message transcends the art discourse and influences a wide international audience. Ai Weiwei has built on the moral authority of his work […]

    • Kim Dorland, Fuck Love, 2008, oil, acrylic and spraypaint on wood, 72x96inches, Courtesy of Angell Gallery, Toronto

      Concrete Forest / The paintings of Kim Dorland

      Friday, 18 November 2016 18:49

      The first Kim Dorland painting I really liked was Bay Blanket #3 in his 2014 exhibition at Angell Gallery. In this work, a young woman—the artist’s wife Lori—kneels on a bed in front of a wall covered with family paraphernalia, holding a Bay blanket to cover her nakedness. Her face and arms are created from […]

    • Abakanowicz, Plaster Body 5, 1987, plaster and wood 5475x295x2 5in, non 49-968

      Magdalena Abakanowicz @ Marlborough Barcelona

      Tuesday, 15 November 2016 17:01

      Marlborough Barcelona is pleased to announce a solo exhibition of Polish artist Magdalena Abakanowicz From November 17th to January 7th, Marlborough Barcelona will present a group of works by Magdalena Abakanowicz (Falenty, 1930), who is recognized as one of the most innovative sculptors of the last fifty years. The exhibition will consist of fourteen works […]

    • Marilyn Minter

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"Marilyn Minter: Pretty/Dirty" at Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn.

      Marilyn Minter: Pretty/Dirty @ Brooklyn Museum

      Saturday, 5 November 2016 18:39

      November 4, 2016–April 2, 2017 Morris A. and Meyer Schapiro Wing, 5th Floor This exhibition contains sexually explicit content and may not be suitable for all audiences, including minors. Viewer discretion is advised. Marilyn Minter’s sensual paintings, photographs, and videos vividly explore complex and contradictory emotions around beauty and the feminine body in American culture. […]

    • Kerry James Marshall (American, b. 1955). Untitled (Studio), 2014. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Purchase, The Jacques and Natasha Gelman Foundation Gift, Acquisitions Fund and The Metropolitan Museum of Art Multicultural Audience Development Initiative Gift, 2015 (2015.366) | Kerry James Marshall. De Style, 1993. Los Angeles County Museum of Art, purchased with funds provided by Ruth and Jacob Bloom

      “Kerry James Marshall: Mastry” at The Met Breuer

      Tuesday, 25 October 2016 18:32

      October 25, 2016–January 29, 2017 Exhibition Overview This major monographic exhibition is the largest museum retrospective to date of the work of American artist Kerry James Marshall (born 1955). Encompassing nearly 80 works—including 72 paintings—that span the artist’s remarkable 35-year career, it reveals Marshall’s practice to be one that synthesizes a wide range of pictorial […]

    • International mural artist, Eduardo Kobra, stands in front of his mural of Bob Dylan in downtown Minneapolis.

      KOBRA, Begins Massive New Mural in Jersey City

      Tuesday, 25 October 2016 17:35

      One of the Largest Names in the International Mural Scene, KOBRA, Begins Massive New Mural in Jersey City Kobra’s Iconic Murals Include Portraits of Gandhi, Abraham Lincoln, Bob Dylan, Nelson Mandela, and John Lennon, with Murals in More than 20 Countries and 30 U.S. Projects Fresh off setting the Guinness Book of World Records for the […]

    • The Offering, 1913. Saturnino Herran, Mexican, 1887-1918. Oil on Canvas. 183x210 cm. Museo Nacional de Arte, INBA Mexico City. © 2016 Philadelphia Museum of Art

      Paint the Revolution: Mexican Modernism, 1910–1950

      Tuesday, 25 October 2016 16:35

      October 25, 2016 – January 8, 2017 Witness an extraordinary moment in the history of modern art, one fueled by cultural and political revolution. From the start of the Mexican Revolution in 1910 to the aftermath of World War II, artists and intellectuals in Mexico were at the center of a great debate about their […]