Visual Arts
  • “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.

    A detail of Toyin Odutola's "LTS I," 2013-2014.
    LAST UPDATE : May 05, 2014, 5:40 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
  • (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
  • A visitor walks past the work of Thai artist Navin Rawanchaikul during Art Dubai 2014.

    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.

    LAST UPDATE : Apr 03, 2014, 7:36 AM EDT
  • "Jim Campbell: Rhythms of Perception," at the Museum of the Moving Image, is the artist's first solo museum exhibition in New York.

    For me, I call myself an electronic artist. I work with electronics. Mostly, more recently, I work with light.

    LAST UPDATE : Apr 01, 2014, 7:51 AM EDT
  • Buddha (detail). Provenance unknown, central Thailand, second half of the 7th century (Sandstone)

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York is hosting an exhibition dedicated to Hindu-Buddhist art in Southeast Asia dating from the first millennium and featuring 160 sculptures.

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 31, 2014, 7:52 AM EDT
  • Marcello Geppetti (1933-1998). Jane Mansfield and Mike Hargitay leaving “Piccola Budapest”, Rome, October 1962.

    Savoring the golden era in Italian filmmaking, with directors Federico Fellini, Michelangelo Antonioni and Pier Paolo Pasolini among its heroes, “The Years of La Dolce Vita” will open at the Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art in London on April 30.

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 21, 2014, 7:22 AM EDT
  • (L-R): Shannon Finley's "Orb (Equilibrium) and "Rhombus (Impression Formation)"

    "I’ve absorbed the computer into the composition of my works in a way that feels so natural that I hardly think of it."

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 20, 2014, 7:39 AM EDT
  • Enthusiastic crowds at the Armory Focus: China section on Saturday, March 8.

    As the Armory Show drew to a close on Sunday, visitors compared notes about the highs and lows of this year’s fair, and particularly about "Armory Focus: China."

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 13, 2014, 6:46 AM EDT