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Contemporary Artist

A Junkie for Art: Finding a Fix

Gordy Grundy | Posted 06.04.2013 | Arts
Gordy Grundy

In this artist's life, I have endured hardships and made many sacrifices to experience the sensual and revelatory pleasures of making art. All artists have. And now I must make a few more. I shudder, for I fear the stakes are graver than ever before.

PHOTOS: Marilyn Minters Paintings Up Close

Posted 12.20.2011 | Arts

Straddling the tasty and tasteless, glamorous and grotesque, Marilyn Minter's hyper-saturated (in every sense of the word) paintings are like a freak ...

STREET ART: Ben Wilson's Chewing Gum Paintings, On Kuriositas

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Thanks to Kuriositas, our curiosity was momentarily quenched when they revealed a unique kind of street art. Imagine walking down the street and all ...

A Portrait of the Artist as an Artist's Model: My Sessions With Don Bachardy

Lisa Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Lisa Adams

Out of the blue I was contacted by the model booking agent for Don Bachardy, to sit for none other than the venerable portrait master himself--a man w...

Bravo TV And Sarah Jessica Parker Launch "Work of Art": An Art Reality Show

Noah Becker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Noah Becker

The fact that Jerry Saltz is involved in Sarah Jessica Parker's new Bravo reality TV gives it added credibility. Here are my suggestions for realistic art world challenges.

Art Writers Writing About Art Writers Need To Focus More On The Art

Noah Becker | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Noah Becker

Why does it seem like more writing is about ego clashing than about what we should all be here to do -- write about or talk about the actual contemporary art in question.