• Alongside the clear political fractures that have emerged between and within governments in the region are also less obvious cultural shifts that have quietly begun to transform and redefine the relationship between individuals and state authority.

    A visitor walks past the work of Thai artist Navin Rawanchaikul during Art Dubai 2014.
    LAST UPDATE : Apr 03, 2014, 7:36 AM EDT
  • (Clockwise from far left to bottom): Robert Heinecken's "He: That’s a very nice place for a mole..." (1977), "Figure in Six Sections" (1965), "Are You Rea #1" (1964-8), and the cover of MoMA's "Robert Heinecken: Object Matter" (2014),

    “Object Matter,” the modestly-sized Robert Heinecken retrospective on view at MoMA through September 7, is a bit heavy on the T&A.

    LAST UPDATE : Apr 04, 2014, 7:33 AM EDT
  • Julian Schnabel, 'Untitled (Self Portrait)' 2004.

    Although Julian Schnabel’s art has attracted its fair share of controversy, there is no doubt that his reputation as an egoist precedes him.

    LAST UPDATE : May 02, 2014, 8:02 AM EDT
  • A detail of Toyin Odutola's "LTS I," 2013-2014.

    “My dad made an exclamation, and that became my name,” says Toyin Odutola, walking around her studio in Manhattan’s Garment District on a near-freezing night last fall.

    LAST UPDATE : May 05, 2014, 5:40 AM EDT
  • Mika Rottenberg at Andrea Rosen Gallery before the opening of "Bowls Balls Souls Holes."

    Mika Rottenberg pondered the eclectic assortment of characters, objects, and spaces that inform her new installation of sculptures and video opening at Andrea Rosen Gallery on Tuesday.

    LAST UPDATE : May 06, 2014, 6:48 AM EDT
  • Pair of Ornaments of Origami Cranes, ca. 1930s, Nakamura Kenji, Japanese, 1895-1970, silver and gilt.

    Although primarily known as a Western movement that took flight in Europe and America, Art Deco also traveled halfway around the world during the 1920s and 30s, taking root in Japan.

    LAST UPDATE : May 08, 2014, 7:13 AM EDT
  • Harmony Korine

    No one seemed to know what to make of the announcement that, for the sophomore show at his Park & 75 location, Larry Gagosian would be tapping filmmaker Harmony Korine to show a series of paintings.

    LAST UPDATE : May 19, 2014, 7:53 AM EDT
  • A detail of John McAllister's "Solstice Sometimes," 2011.

    I love Matisse; he’s my favorite painter. I would love to sit around and make new Matisse paintings all day long, but I don’t because I want to keep refuting the assertion that being original is impossible.

    LAST UPDATE : May 21, 2014, 7:46 AM EDT
  • (L-R): Jayson Musson's "Sculptural Allegory for a Specific Cultural Sphere" (2014) and "Pedestrian" (2014).

    Jayson Musson first hit the art world radar with an online series, “Art Thoughtz,” in which he dropped deep knowledge behind the satirical guise of “Hennessey Youngman.”

    LAST UPDATE : May 23, 2014, 7:40 AM EDT