Visual Arts
  • "Don’t look back" was the code of a few artists in my generation, and I’ve tried to avoid retro behavior most of my life.

    DETAIL): Mel Chin - "Home and Sew" (1994)
    LAST UPDATE : Mar 11, 2014, 7:40 AM EDT
  • Andy Warhol's "Ileana Sonnabend," 1973, part of The Sonnabend Collection.

    This is Warhol’s 1973 portrait of the gallerist Ileana Sonnabend, from the show that celebrates her at the Museum of Modern Art, through April 21.

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 04, 2014, 7:42 AM EST
  • Christine Argillet and Salvador Dali in the 1960s.

    When Christine Argillet was a child, her father took a photograph of her dressed as the Infante from Velasquez’s painting, and after seeing this, Salvador Dali would take to calling her "La Petite Infante."

    LAST UPDATE : Feb 25, 2014, 7:32 AM EST
  • Ivo Pannaggi's "Speeding Train," 1922.

    Famously inspired by a car crash, Futurism burst forth in 1909 with an uncompromising agenda.

    LAST UPDATE : Feb 18, 2014, 7:58 AM EST
  • Jiha Moon, "Mama Dance," 2013 (detail)

    As a foreigner living in the States myself, I often think about what authenticity really means and I think we often misunderstand it.

    LAST UPDATE : Feb 11, 2014, 7:25 AM EST
  • David Altmejd

    In David Altmejd’s new solo show at Andrea Rosen, the artist supersized his Plexiglas vitrine sculptures into a monumental shrine to time that fills an entire room of the gallery.

    LAST UPDATE : Feb 07, 2014, 7:25 AM EST
  • Alice Sachs Zimet in the foyer of her apartment on New York’s Upper East Side, between Chien-Chi Chang’s "The Chain #14" (1988), and "Twins (from a Russian Juvenile Prison)" (2003), by Ingar Krauss.

    Alice Sachs Zimet has always been something of an innovator, so it is little surprise that as a collector, she is attracted to the medium of photography.

    LAST UPDATE : Feb 06, 2014, 7:15 AM EST
  • Kim Gordon and Jutta Koether perform at MoMA PS1.

    Sunday, the final day of the massive Mike Kelley MoMA PS1 retrospective, was a day to contemplate the late artist’s life and work.

    LAST UPDATE : Feb 04, 2014, 7:48 AM EST