Carol Kino, Writer

"Art is not a treasure in the past or an importation from another land, but part of the present life of all living and creating peoples."
   Franklin D. Roosevelt

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from T: The New York Times Style Magazine

~ A Local International Art Scene
Women's Fashion, February 15, 2015
It might not be as flashy as Dubai or Qatar — but the emirate has become a creative hub, thanks to a sheikh with a penchant for botany and his daughter, Hoor Al Qasimi, whose talent lies in gentle transgression. Featuring an Interview Excerpt: Qasimi talks to Carol Kino about her experiences in 2003, when she took over the biennial from her father.
~ Interview Excerpt: Qasimi talks to Carol Kino about her experiences in 2003, when she took over the biennial from her father.
~ Slide Show: Highlights of the Sharjah Biennial

~ Artists on Artists | Michelle Grabner on Christopher Williams's Vivid, Exacting Photographs
T Magazine Blog, May 9, 2014
The Chicago-based artist and gallerist who recently curated a floor at the Whitney Biennial and whose solo show opens in San Francisco next week discusses her admiration for the photographer's technically and conceptually rigorous work.

~ By Design | One Man's Trash
Design, April 6, 2014
Two creative teams in Palermo, Italy and Los Angeles, Calif., have transformed recycled lumber and castoffs into unique furniture.

~ Artists on Artists | Shirin Neshat on Kaveh Golestan's Humanistic Portraiture
T Magazine Blog, Feb. 19, 2014
The Iranian-born photographer and filmmaker discusses her late compatriot's arresting images of Tehran's red-light district.

~ Artists on Artists | Richard Tuttle on Frederic Remington, Purveyor of Wild West Nostalgia
T Magazine Blog, Feb. 6, 2014
The lauded Post-Minimalist sculptor heaps unexpected praise on the man who created the iconic bronze "The Broncho Buster," currently featured in an exhibition about the American West at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

~ Artists on Artists | Art Spiegelman on the Varied Craft of Ad Reinhardt
T Magazine Blog, Dec. 10, 2013 Best of 2013: The Year in Art
The author of "Maus" shares his appreciation for the late abstract painter, who was renowned for his monochromatic canvases but also had a lesser-known career as a cartoonist.

~ Artists on Artists | Will Cotton on the Elegant Iraq War Watercolors of Steve Mumford
T Magazine Blog, Oct. 29, 2013
Though their subjects couldn't be more different Cotton paints candy-colored dreamscapes, Mumford, war zones the two men have long had a close kinship.

~ Artists on Artists | William Kentridge on the Subtle Drama of the Indian Minimalist Nasreen Mohamedi
T Magazine Blog, Oct. 11, 2013
The influential South African artist reflects on the late abstractionist, whose work he discovered for the first time during a trip to India earlier this year.

~ One Man's Trash, Another Man's Treasure
Travel, Oct. 6, 2013Best of 2013: The Year in Design
The unlikely trajectory of the Modernist furniture designed for Le Corbusier's utopian Indian city of Chandigarh.

~ Artists on Artists | Chris Johanson on the Apocalyptic Machines of Kal Spelletich
T Magazine Blog, Aug. 16, 2013
The Southern California skateboarder-turned-street artist praises the kinetic sculptures of his fellow West Coast innovator.

~ Tim Hawkinson | Out On a Limb
Nov. 4, 2012
The artist Tim Hawkinson builds his daughter's dream house

~ Fore!
T: Men's Fashion, September 6, 2012
This issue's artist-created "T" comes from the 81-year-old conceptual artist John Baldessari, who took inspiration from his days as a grade-school art teacher.

~ Litterati | Artists Define Recycling
Women's Fashion, August 17, 2008
The Museum of Art and Design reopens in its new home at Two Columbus Circle.

~ Are Clothes Modern?
Women's Fashion, February 24, 2008
Lessons from the designer Bernard Rudofsky

~ Precious Metals
Design and Living, December 2, 2007
Alexander Calder Delighted Friends and Family with Wearable Art. Carol Kino Goes Mobile.

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    Stories have also appeared in Conde Nast Portfolio, W, Vogue,, Domino, New York, Time Out/New York, and a slew of art magazines, including Beaux Arts, Modern Painters and Artnews.

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