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Hans Ulrich Obrist: On "Ways of Curating"

Lilia Ziamou | Posted 02.12.2016 | Arts
Lilia Ziamou

Hans Ulrich Obrist is a curator and writer. He is the co-director of exhibitions and programs and the co-director of international projects at the Serpentine Galleries, London.

Astoria Characters: The Creativity Coach

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 01.05.2016 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

If you don't know that Susan Weiman is creative, all you have to do is look at her living room.

Final Days for John Singer Sargent: Portraits of Artists and Friends at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 10.02.2015 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

The exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art John Singer Sargent: Portraits of Artists and Friends is in its final days, ending October 4th. I was fortunate to be invited to give two talks during the exhibit examining Sargent's work from an artist perspective.

How This Curator Is Embracing Houston's Changing Art Scene

MutualArt | Posted 10.01.2015 | Arts
MutualArt

As Eden prepared to attend a conference on performance's intersection with visual art, MutualArt had the opportunity to ask her about her new position at DiverseWorks, her plans concerning funding and audience engagement and Katie Grinnan: Nocturnal Hologram, the first show she has curated for the space.

Curator's Close-Up: Thalia Vrachopoulos

Lilia Ziamou | Posted 09.22.2015 | Arts
Lilia Ziamou

She speaks to us about the gallery, her curatorial goals and the concepts behind her recent and upcoming exhibitions at the gallery.

The Unseen Work of Preparing an Exhibit: An Artist's Perspective

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 09.08.2015 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

Two exhibits of my work, Oil and Water and Re/Viewing the American Landscape are currently on view at Blue Water Fine Arts in Port Clyde, Maine. I've been spending summers painting in Maine for close to forty years and exhibiting there for over thirty.

Curator's Close-Up: Maura Reilly

Lilia Ziamou | Posted 08.26.2015 | Arts
Lilia Ziamou

In this conversation, Maura Reilly talks to us about a recent ARTnews Special Issue on Women in the Art World that she has recently co-edited, her recent book project and her goals as the Chief Curator at the National Academy Museum, which she joined last month.

8 Artists Hide and Show in Los Angeles at MAMA Gallery

Jessica Robin Trent | Posted 08.03.2015 | Arts
Jessica Robin Trent

To Hide To Show is a group exhibition at MAMA, one of the newest contemporary art galleries taking Los Angeles by storm. The exhibition title is derived from the loose English translation of a contemporary French social anthropological study entitled "Montrer / Occulter."

The Museum and Library of the Hispanic Society of America: A Hidden Gem in New York City

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 06.02.2016 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

The Museum and Library of The Hispanic Society of America is perhaps the least known of New York City museums, yet it has an extraordinary collection. I recently spent a delightful afternoon at the museum, which reflects the vision of Archer Milton Huntington to establish an institution dedicated to the celebration of Hispanic culture.

The Newly Renovated Harvard Art Museums: An Artist's Perspective

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 04.26.2015 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

As I walked up the familiar steps and entrance everything seemed as it had been during my time as a student. The inside, however, was quite different and the courtyard was bathed in light, still surrounded by some familiar artwork.

From One Non-Profit to Another: A Talk With Rick Kinsel, Executive Director of the Vilcek Foundation

Janice Sands | Posted 01.25.2015 | Impact
Janice Sands

As the Executive Director of a non-profit dedicated to creating a platform for women in the arts, I am always interested in hearing the experiences and insights of peers who are working toward similar goals.

Top Chef Daniel Humm Collects Pop Stars and Michelin Stars

Rock Paper Photo | Posted 08.13.2014 | Arts
Rock Paper Photo

For Eleven Madison Park, Chef Humm selected classic Miles Davis prints ("so cool, fresh, innovative and collaborative"), while the more raucous Rolling Stones photos preside at NoMad, which he calls "our looser, louder sibling."

Las Vegas Takes Center Stage In Large-scale Art Project MAS Vegas

JK Russ | Posted 07.22.2014 | Arts
JK Russ

In geographical art-centric terms, this sculpture could represent the cultural hub of Los Angeles at the center, with Las Vegas and other surrounding cities caught in its gravitational pull.

Interview With MoMA Curator David Platzker About the New Exhibition on John Cage

Joel Garten | Posted 04.21.2014 | Arts
Joel Garten

The uniting of the worlds of visual art and music is a trend that is getting a boost from a major new exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art, focusing on the composer John Cage and his monumental -- and some would say notorious -- work, titled 4'33".

The Importance of Art Conservation: An Artist's Perspective

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

The conservator can talk about the nuts and bolts while I try and figure out what was going on in the artist's head and eye. In this case, what did Homer see, how did he chose to paint it, why that and how did he execute it.

Last Weeks for Maine Sublime: Frederic Church's Landscapes of Mount Desert and Mount Katahdin

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 12.14.2013 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

It is still not too late to see Maine Sublime: Frederic Church's Landscapes of Mount Desert and Mount Katahdin -- a gem of a small exhibit which closes October 27th

Remembering Marvette Pérez, Curator

Gina Athena Ulysse | Posted 09.04.2013 | Latino Voices
Gina Athena Ulysse

Marvette Pérez Garcia left a body of work that will not only be treasured for its significance, but also a legacy that promises to have continuous impact.

Women in Art: Curator: Kristin Sancken

Malcolm Harris | Posted 08.24.2013 | Arts
Malcolm Harris

Over the past few years, the tenacious Ms. Sancken has managed to amplify her voice in the testosterone driven art world -- not only through her ground breaking curatorial projects but also through her whimsical and poignant writings for a number of art magazines and blogs.

My Maine Inspiration: Following in the Footsteps of American Artistic Tradition

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 10.17.2012 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

Although I grew up in New York and have lived there for many years, I have a summer studio in Maine. Every summer I pack up and go to paint following the tradition of so many of America's painters from Winslow Homer to Alex Katz.

Google News: Humans Beat Robots, at Last!

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 10.14.2011 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

After almost a decade, Google is somewhat sheepishly admitting that humans are, well, useful after all.

Female Curator Beaten By Police In Pakistan Art Gallery

Posted 10.09.2011 | Arts

A female curator was allegedly beaten for 'indecent' behavior by a police station supervisor in Lahore, Pakistan on August 2, at an art gallery owned ...

WATCH: Huang Guofu Paints With His Mouth & Feet

Posted 07.06.2011 | Arts

Huang Guofu didn’t let the childhood accident that left him armless at the age of four interfere with his love for painting. Instead, he taught hims...

WATCH: This Modeling Agent Says Style Is Her Prozac

StyleLikeU | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
StyleLikeU

Natalie says that style is her Prozac and that nuances speak volumes on an individual's behalf. The distinction of her giant gold cuff with spikes and...

The Greatest Challenge Arts Workers Face

Gary P. Steuer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Gary P. Steuer

I think the most significant and unique sacrifice arts workers make is that we lose the capacity for full, innocent and glorious enjoyment of the very art that our passion for drove us to make our life's work in the first place.

Tea, Green: Five Experts Serve Up Their Favorite Eco-Friendly Brews

Avital Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Avital Andrews

The tea industry has an ugly history of deforesting, damaging biodiversity, and using pesticides. To promote more enlightened sipping, we asked five experts to name their preferred brew.