Stephen Smith unravels the 60-year-old mystery of a missing unfinished nude by Francis Bacon, which is hidden under a pair of works by a little known Irish painter, Tony O’Malley.
Lisa Immordino Vreeland’s new documentary takes an uncensored look at trailblazing arts patron and collector Peggy Guggenheim.
Eldzier Cortor (1916-2015), a painter and printmaker, was part of a generation of black artists whose work was overlooked by many institutions but is now being recognized.
Boat of Ra is one of many monumental sculptures in Matthew Barney: RIVER OF FUNDAMENT at The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA. In this work manifold symbols, narratives and histories are layered within […]
The artist Ben Johnson has painted every building on the Liverpool skyline in one picture. He painted all 30,000 tiles of the Dome of the Rock, each with seven layers of paint. […]
MOCA Director Philippe Vergne, USC’s Suzanne Hudson, and artist Mary Weatherford discuss the work of Mark Rothko. Rothko’s paintings strive to express complex human emotions through vast color fields vibrating against one […]
A boy tripped and punched a hole in a $1.5 million painting in a Taipei exhibition on Sunday, August 23. The 12-year-old left a fist-size tear on “Flowers”, a 17-century oil on […]
Graffik London Director, Naveed Siddiqui says the new Banksy theme park is pop-urban art for adults.
In our first episode of ‘Kids Critique,’ we take the children to go see iconic Japanese Pop artist, Yayoi Kusama’s latest show at David Zwirner. Known for her use of psychedelic colors, […]
A studio tour reveals Rashid Johnson’s bold aesthetic, his multimedia approach and his preoccupation with black soap.