Coming out

Coming out

Bhupen Khakhar’s work, now sold at a record price, marks a moment of rupture in Indian art history

About Time: Acclaimed and ambidextrous artist Toby Mulligan reveals his latest body of work

Acclaimed and ambidextrous artist Toby Mulligan reveals his latest body of work.

Spatial riddles in artworks that beckons us to lose our bearings

William Flynn has a fresh body of work at HallSpace in “Relevant Once, Now Raw Material.”

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Five Decades of Feminist Art from Across Eastern Europe

Five Decades of Feminist Art from Across Eastern Europe

States of Focus is a powerful testimony to contemporary women artists who have endured and continue to endure assaults on their self-determination. The post Five Decades of Feminist Art from Across Eastern Europe appeared first on Hyperallergic.

The Artist Who Helped Define Arte Povera or ‘Poor Art’

Fondazione Prada’s new Venice exhibition marks 54 years of friendship between curator Germano Celant and the late artist Jannis Kounellis, a key figure of the Arte Povera movement

Art for All: Celebrate Diversity in Design—Volume 22

Welcome back to our Diversity in Design series on Envato Tuts+. Discover four talented artists with inspiring styles you’ll love.4 Artists You Should Know: Diversity in Design
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The story of Keith Haring, as told through his iconic art work

The story of Keith Haring, as told through his iconic art work

The New York-based artist set the world alight with a compulsion to make work with a cause. As his retrospective opens at Tate Liverpool, curator Tamar Hemmes traces his incredible legacy

An Interview with Jordan Eagles, the Artist Using Blood to Advocate for Queer Rights

Eagles has disseminated WWII propaganda posters printed in the blood of a transgender soldier to protest blood discrimination and Trump’s attacks on the LGBTQ community. The post An Interview with Jordan Eagles, the Artist Using Blood to Advocate for Queer Ri…

Confessions of a Lapsed Catholic Dancer

Kate Branca considers the body as an instrument of faith.

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Adelaide Cioni, Guy Mees at P420

Adelaide Cioni, Guy Mees at P420

› Artists: Adelaide Cioni, Guy Mees Venue: P420, Bologna Exhibition Title: Shape, color, taste, sound and smell. Curated By: Cecilia Canziani Date: April 12 – June 8, 2019 Note: A text associated with the exhibition written by Cecilia Canziani can be download…

Gentle Suggestion: Florals for Spring?

It’s time to embrace the idea that it’s the *way* you wear florals in spring that determines whether your outfit is groundbreaking or not.

The Art of the Possible at Havana’s Bienal

The Cuban government, which regularly arrests artists and journalists, also expected to welcome a record-breaking 5.1 million tourists this year. Cuba’s leaders are well aware that cultural capital is one of their nation’s major assets. Rage, pain, and dissen…

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Overtime: May 6 – May 19

Overtime: May 6 – May 19

$91m sale of Rabbit once again makes Jeff Koons world’s most expensive living artist. It’s also costly to put on a Koons show – $1m price tag for one museum. $97m sale of Monet painting sets record for Impressionist work at Sotheby’s. Over at Christie’s, a $5…

Slava Semeniuta Explores Light and Darkness Through “Splitting” Portraits

Russian artist and photographer Slava Semeniuta has been one of our go-to creatives when it comes to imagery dripping in vibrant and surreal colors, and his latest portrait series is no exception. Titled Splitting, this body of work is a great example of crea…

Tintoretto’s Symbolic Imagination

A review of a major exhibit at the National Gallery.

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12 Watercolor Tattoos You'll Want To Get For Summer

12 Watercolor Tattoos You’ll Want To Get For Summer

When J.Lo was asked to give her thoughts on her ex Ben Affleck’s vibrant phoenix back tattoo — besides leading with “Awful!” — she gave a piece of advice: “His tattoos always have too many colors. They shouldn’t be so colorful. You know what I mean? They shou…

Demi Lovato Pays Tribute to Her Great-Grandmother with the ‘Most Meaningful Tattoo’ Ever

Demi Lovato is celebrating the life of her late great-grandmother with some “stunning” new ink. The singer, 26, posted a photo on Instagram Thursday showing off a forearm portrait of her great-grandmother at age 26. Celebrity tattoo artist Dr. Woo gave Lovato…

Announcing Our Next Exhibition, Hannah Nowlan’s ‘Chimera’

We’re thrilled today to announce our next TDF Collect exhibition, with a Melboune artist we have long admired – Hannah Nowlan. ‘Chimera‘ is a powerful new body of work from Hannah, exploring themes of death, duality, mythology and spirituality. The show bring…

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Mural Pays Tribute To Slain Teenager Marlen Ochoa Lopez In Pilsen – Block Club Chicago

Mural Pays Tribute To Slain Teenager Marlen Ochoa Lopez In Pilsen – Block Club Chicago

Mural Pays Tribute To Slain Teenager Marlen Ochoa Lopez In Pilsen Block Club Chicago Baby in critical condition after being ripped from mother’s womb in Chicago murder case NBC News Hospital did not alert authorities about woman charged in Marlen Ochoa-Lopez’…

Hiejin Yoo Explores the Intimacy and Personality of Everyday Experiences

Fredric Snitzer Gallery is currently showing its first solo exhibition from the German-born Korean artist, Hiejin Yoo, who is now living and working in LA. Yoo’s exhibition entitled The Recovery of Openness, Intimacy, and Trust, has a focus on personal experi…

Paint as Flesh/Flesh as Paint: Lucian Freud’s ‘Monumental’ Exhbition @ Acquavella Gallery

This April and May, Acquavella Gallery put on an exhibition of more than a dozen naked portraits by the late master, Lucian Freud. Curated by his longtime studio assistant and friend, David Dawson, the exhibition offers visitors a rare chance to experience th…

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Protesters strip, get painted in Times Square

Protesters strip, get painted in Times Square

NEW YORK (AP) — Several dozen people stripped naked and got their bodies painted in New York’s Times Square as part of what was billed as a protest against “divisiveness.” The event Saturday was organized by body artist Andy Golub. He has staged similar nude …

Four Beauty Brands Partner With Artists and Design Houses To Create Special Packaging

Design-forward cosmetics and fragrance brands are bringing on artistic partners to collaborate on cool, new packaging.

Spike Lee’s ‘She’s Gotta Have It’ Relies on Characters’ Contrasting Wardrobes to Tell Their Stories

Nola Darling, who serves as the guiding force in Spike Lee’s Netflix series “She’s Gotta Have It” (based on his critically-acclaimed 1986 film of the same name), is a polarizing force among the canon of Black female leads, much like many of the characters tha…

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A View from the Easel

A View from the Easel

This week, artist studios in Philadelphia, Austin, Troy, New York City, and TK. The post A View from the Easel appeared first on Hyperallergic.

After last year’s fiesta, the 2019 Summer Exhibition is part let-down, part come-down

There’s a sense of ‘after the Lord Mayor’s show’ when visiting this year’s Summer Exhibition at the Royal Academy.

How Can You Re-Invent Yourself?

3 keys for transformation from the life of Henri Matisse

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Dismantling European Notions of the Orient : Dominique Fung's New Show Subverts the Colonial West

Dismantling European Notions of the Orient : Dominique Fung’s New Show Subverts the Colonial West

Ross + Kramer Gallery is pleased to present a solo exhibition of paintings by Dominique Fung (previously interviewed here), curated by Ché Morales, titled “Wash Your Corners”. The exhibition opens Friday, June 14th, 2019 at 14 E 63rd St. Included are ten ori…

Group Show at Nonaka-Hill

Artists: Miho Dohi, Naotaka Hiro, Wataru Tominaga Venue: Nonaka-Hill, Los Angeles Date: April 13 – May 25, 2019 Click here to view slideshow Full gallery of images, press release, and link available after the jump. Images: Images courtesy of Nonaka-Hill, Los …

René Daniëls at MAMCO

Artist: René Daniëls Venue: MAMCO, Geneva Exhibition Title: Fragments from an Unfinished Novel Organized By: Paul Bernard in collaboration with Devrim Bayar Date: February 27 – May 5, 2019 Click here to view slideshow Full gallery of images, press release, an…

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