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

    Julian Schnabel, 'Untitled (Self Portrait)' 2004.
    LAST UPDATE : May 02, 2014, 8:02 AM EDT
  • Ichwan Noor's Beetlesphere at Art: 1 by Mondercor Gallery, at Art Basel Hong Kong 2013.

    Building on its strong first year in 2013, Art Basel in Hong Kong is returning in May with a strong program that includes for the first time a Film section.

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 24, 2014, 5:00 PM EST
  • Carrie Mae Weems

    Through documentary photographs, conceptual installations, and videos, Carrie Mae Weems is known for raising difficult questions about the American experience.

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 23, 2014, 4:58 AM EST
  • Basim Magdy, "They Endorsed Collective Failure as the Dawn of a New Renaissance," 2013 (detail)

    From slide projections to an ongoing series of captioned images, what ties Egyptian artist Basim Magdy’s work together is narrative.

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 22, 2014, 3:45 AM EST
  • Detail of Art Spiegelman's "Lead Pipe Sunday no. 2" (1997)

    I have no idea what happens on the other side of a retrospective. De Kooning said it should never be done while you’re alive, but the research reveals that he had at least two. So what are you gonna do?

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 21, 2014, 3:34 AM EST