Stern's surrealist imagery with a subversive feminist twist showed her intellectual reach and native cleverness and made for inventive and audacious photography which far exceeded the raw material.
Despite its impressive growth, the intersection of the art and technology still presents challenges. Even though the online market is providing more access and transparency than ever before, new buyers are still left wondering, how do I know what to purchase?
Performer James Lecesne's latest one-man show confirms what everyone has known for two decades or more: he's a terrific performer.
On a humid Martha's Vineyard night, I drove across the street to our Performing Arts Center to see Art Garfunkel's concert. What I could not know is that short journey that I made would lead me into Mr. Garfunkel's profound encounter with what propels him into this world.
This expansive Parisian festival of photography, is billed as "an international recognition of photography as art." This year pushes its remit into the worlds of music, film and architecture.
Your eye may focus on the expansive croquet or tennis courts, but guiding visitors past a basket of today's crop, Dr. Munroe waxed passionate about artichokes from the vegetable garden, ready to steam and savor.
I experienced a sinking feeling, a mix of fear, futility and recognition, when I first saw the images generated by Google's artificial neural net, now dubbed Deep Dream.
The Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, D.C. has a sensational survey closing soon: a major retrospective of the Japanese émigré painter Yasuo Kuniyoshi.
In an attempt to heal my broken heart, I cast about for ways to fill the empty days that had once been spent with a beloved companion. I searched for activities that were meaningful, or at least distracting.
Myles Little is a staff photo editor at Time Magazine since 2011. He is curating "The One Percent Show," an exhibit of documentary photos about wealth inequality that includes some of the best photographers in the world
Naomi Steinberg represents the oral tradition of storytelling that first started with cavemen sitting around a fire describing an epic hunt to their tribe. She can recite hundreds of folk tales in their entirety and infuse a gathering with the timeless wisdom hidden behind the tale.
While playwrights such as Lynn Nottage (51), Suzan Lori-Parks (52), George C. Wolfe (60), and Ntozake Shange (66) are familiar names on the theatrical landscape, a younger generation of gifted African-American dramatists such as Katori Hall (34) and Marcus Gardley (37) have been impressing audiences with their work.
Berlin. On a sunny day, strong rays illuminate the studio where Thomas Struth (Geldern-Germany, 1954) meets with me to begin our conversation. This artist with an intense and precise gaze is one of the most interesting photographers of our time and belongs to the prestigious Dusseldorf Academy.
The irony of novels is that they are dressed-up lies with one crucial caveat: Unlike most lies, novels attempt to reach some fundamental truth of the kind our mostly inconsequential and barely-factual newsfeeds could never match.
This is a parable I wrote a few years ago with a student, Krysta Tabuchi. I'm using it here to illustrate the journey of Vocal Power.
Two self haters seeking validation of each other is a little like the critical mass that occurs in an atomic reaction, using say Uranium 235 or Plutonium 239. Put Hedda Gabler together with Hamlet and you would have the potential for mass destruction.
In a series of three thematic exhibitions, Mark Scala, the Chief Curator at the Frist Center for the Visual Arts, has explored "three progressively disruptive considerations of the subject of the body as a manifestation and metaphor of transformation."
It's been said that every artistic movement is just a reaction to the previous one. Every artist wants to do something different, something new and innovative, something that nobody has seen or done before.