Getting the Picture
WSJ., July 28, 2018
How did Instagram become the art world’s obsession? Though it may seem obvious that a visually driven platform would resonate in a visually driven industry, the story is more complex.
A Visionary Photographer Reaches a Career Pinnacle
WSJ., Style & Tech, October 7
With his largest, most revealing retrospective and a major traveling exhibition, German photographer Thomas Struth’s continuing evolution is on display
‘The Theater of Disappearance’: A Show You Won’t Want to Miss
Style & Tech, October 7
The artist Adrián Villar Rojas brings his unpredictable, unclassifiable work to L.A.
A Memphis Group Founder Finally Gets Her Due
Men's Fashion, September 16
Artist Nathalie Du Pasquier’s first American retrospective, along with more projects, is on the horizon
How Anni and Josef Albers Became 21st Century Art Stars
Men's Fashion, September 16
A crop of major shows celebrating the modernest pioneers is coming to Europe and New York
A New Show in New York Will Trace a Glamorous Photographer Couple's Legacy
Leslie Gill and Frances McLaughlin-Gill had a knack for turning American socialites and models into icons of postwar chic
A New Book Brings Yves Klein's Parisian Apartment to Life
‘Yves Klein: In/Out Studio’ captures the apartment, preserved by Klein’s widow for over five decades, where the French artist lived, worked and died
What the New York Skyline Could Have Been
In New York City, real estate is ruled by byzantine laws, battling egos and backroom deals, a scenario that generates—an often scuttles—architectural plans both brilliant and outrageous. Greg Goldin and Sam Lubell’s new book, Never Built New York (Metropolis), presents the city as it might have been
Canvas Collection: Gerhard Richter’s Brush With Greatness
At 84, the artist continues to add to his oeuvre, which encompasses colorful abstracts, black-and- white photo-realist works, conceptual sculptures and computer-generated prints
Brazilian Artist Vik Muniz Builds a School in Rio
Culture, May 28
High in a Rio favela, Vik Muniz has built Escola Vidigal, an institution that offers free arts-oriented classes to local children, a program he hopes will change the direction of their lives
Landscape Artist Roberto Burle Marx’s Lasting Influence
Style & Design, April 30
A new exhibit at New York’s Jewish Museum demonstrates the late Brazilian landscape designer Roberto Burle Marx’s influence on today’s contemporary artists, including distinguished painter Beatriz Milhazes who challenges motifs of the tropics.
Greek Arts Foundation DESTE Celebrates Its Anniversary
Style & Design, April 30
Greek industrialist Dakis Joannou celebrates the 33rd anniversary of DESTE Foundation with a new tome.
7 Exciting Artists in the UAE
Introducing the new generation of internationally recognized Emirati artists.
The Artist’s Artist: Robert Irwin Continues to Create and Inspire
With multiple works on display at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington, D.C., the Dia: Beacon in New York and a 13,000-square-foot installation in Marfa, Texas, 15 years in the making, the 87-year-old artist shows no signs of slowing down.
Film and Video Artist Diana Thater’s First Retrospective at LACMA
Innovators, Nov. 7
Known for projects that explore nature and the cosmos, Diana Thater is the focus of Los Angeles County Museum of Art’s largest exhibition focused on a female artist.
Return to Black Mountain College
WSJ. magazine, Oct. 10, 2015
Artists from Josef Albers to Robert Rauschenberg gathered at Black Mountain College, leaving a legacy that a new exhibition examines.
• Slide Show: Black Mountain College, 1933-1957
A visual study of the painters, dancers and educators who gathered at the idyllic, rural North Carolina campus to test the limits of artistic expression.
At Home With Artist and Landscape Designer Paula Hayes
A 235-year-old house and garden in upstate New York have become a laboratory where the artist Paula Hayes can explore the future of landscape design.
Mickalene Thomas Publishes Monograph of Muses
The artist's new book features various photographs and photo collages, including 'Three Graces: Les Trois Femmes Noires.'
Artist Teresita Fernández Transforms New York's Madison Square Park
This spring, with her installation ‘Fata Morgana,’ Fernández transforms a New York City park into a shimmering landscape—the artist’s most ambitious (and public) project to date.
Kara Walker's Thought-Provoking Art
On the heels of her wildly successful installation at the Domino Sugar Factory in New York, the artist Kara Walker prepares for a new exhibition and opens up about what drives her fearless exploration of race and sexuality.
Jacqueline Roque: Picasso's Wife, Love & Muse
Cubist artist Pablo Picasso's most painted subject was his controversial wife, Jacqueline Roque. Now an exhibition at Pace Gallery explores their relationship and the works it inspired.
Marian Goodman's New London Gallery
Women's Style, August 16
Diminutive and demure, the New York gallerist has made a career of bucking trends. This fall, she becomes the latest dealer to open an outpost in London
New York's Galerie Perrotin Exhibits Artists Kate Ericson and Mel Ziegler's Work
Summer, June 28
A show honoring the work of the "social practice" duo begins in July
Saving Modernism in Cape Cod
Collectibles, May 31
For nearly 40 years, Cape Cod was a melting pot of innovative architecture. Now the Cape Cod Modernist House Trust is attempting to preserve this legacy from the threat of demolition
Pioneering Artist Bruce Nauman Releases a New Monograph
Style & Design, May 3
Throughout his long career, the famously reclusive artist has rarely agreed to interviews, so this month's publication of Phaidon's book on the artist, 'Bruce Nauman: The True Artist,' is truly a red-letter occasion
Artist Yinka Shonibare Makes a Move to the Barnes Foundation
Once known as an art-world provocateur, the artist has taken on the Enlightenment and the power of knowledge as themes behind a project place for emerging talent and a solo show at Philadelphia's Barnes Foundation—the museum's first contemporary commission in over 80 years.
Photos: Artist Yinka Shonibare in His Space