Art News

A Syrian-American teenager adjusts to life in a new world while trying to retain her Muslim values. And James Franco parodies memorable pop culture moments.
Mon, Jun 26, 2017
Source: New York Times Art News
Thrilling argument and a strong American debut make a sometime-strange play soar despite some silliness at Theater for a New Audience.
Mon, Jun 26, 2017
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The neurologist Jay Lombard discusses the brain and its connection to what he describes as our deeper, spiritual underpinnings.
Sun, Jun 25, 2017
Source: New York Times Art News
Last week, the ballet was a vehicle for Diana Vishneva's farewell to American Ballet Theater — and Alessandra Ferri's continued comeback.
Sun, Jun 25, 2017
Source: New York Times Art News
Large galleries with multiple locations grab wider audiences, dominate art fairs and focus on trophy works. Closures threaten emerging artists.
Sun, Jun 25, 2017
Source: New York Times Art News
The Kilroys published a fourth annual list of new plays by women deemed to be worthy of production.
Sun, Jun 25, 2017
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The fifth installment of “Transformers” did hit No. 1 in North America, but it turned in the franchise's weakest box office opening yet.
Sun, Jun 25, 2017
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Andrew Logan installs towering golden wheat stalks at Buckland Abbey, along with a portrait of the buccaneering explorer in the Art of ReflectionThe buccaneering Sir Francis Drake, who liked a bit of gold and glitter, would undoubtedly be pleased to know that the great barn at his old home, Buckland Abbey in Devon, is once again full of wheat – this time towering golden stalks stretching up towards the medieval roof timbers, installed by the artist Andrew Logan. Related: The Alternative Miss World – in pictures Continue reading...
Sun, Jun 25, 2017
Source: The Guardian Art News
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced that the artist Anthony Goicolea had been selected to design the Hudson River Park monument.
Sun, Jun 25, 2017
Source: New York Times Art News
The work collected by the playwright, who died last September, is mostly 20th century fine art. Sotheby's will sell more than 100 items in the fall.
Sun, Jun 25, 2017
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The Whitechapel Gallery director on her Fargo addiction, the best music venue in the California desert and JW Anderson's fusion of sculpture and coutureBorn and raised in south-east London, Iwona Blazwick has been the director of Whitechapel Gallery since 2001 and led its expansion in 2009. She gave Damien Hirst his first solo show at a public art gallery and has helped the careers of many other contemporary artists. She has been a judge on a number of award panels, including the Turner prize, and was on the advisory board for the Trafalgar Square fourth plinth commissions. Blazwick, who is also an art critic and a lecturer, was appointed OBE in 2008 for services to art. This year's Art Night festival, a collaboration with Whitechapel Gallery and Phillips in which 11 artists transform buildings across London, takes place on 1 July. Continue reading...
Sun, Jun 25, 2017
Source: The Guardian Art News
Tate LiverpoolSander sees the humanity in everyone, Dix nothing but horror in this superb show portraying Germany between the warsA shifty industrialist sits behind a shining phone in Weimar Cologne. Three young farmers, on their way to a dance, stop for a second in sharp new suits. A gentleman beggar holds out his hat, as if in greeting, while travelling musicians roam the villages, bears dance in city squares, military cadets fight duels and the Turkish pedlar flogs his mousetraps. Anyone – everyone – is here.This was August Sander's lifelong ambition, of course: to photograph the whole of Germany. It was an impossible vision, thwarted by the Nazis, and inevitably defeated by the artist's death. But by then, Sander (1876-1964) had cycled around depicting every face that struck him – farmers, politicians, plasterers, nuns, cleaners, writers, Gypsies, bankers, painters of both canvases and walls – to produce the greatest work of documentary photography in existence. Nothing less than humanity was Sander's subject, and he found it everywhere he looked. Each individual is accorded equal dignity. Continue reading...
Sun, Jun 25, 2017
Source: The Guardian Art News
From Georgia May Jagger style to Howard Hodgkin rugs and dinky wireless headphones, these are some of the things we love this weekGeorgia May Jagger is pretty stoked to have created a range for cool sports brand Volcom, inspired by skate culture and 70 styling. Available now. Volcom x GMJ range from £35, zalando.co.uk Continue reading...
Sun, Jun 25, 2017
Source: The Guardian Art News
“Preacher” returns with a vengeance as its stars hit the road in search of God. And “Power” finds Ghost behind bars at the hand of his former love.
Sun, Jun 25, 2017
Source: New York Times Art News
Diana Vishneva, who sells out theaters around the world, bid farewell to American Ballet Theater on Friday. Here are scenes from her final bows.
Sat, Jun 24, 2017
Source: New York Times Art News