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Elizabeth Peyton

201 Artists You Should Remember This International Women’s Day

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 03.09.2017 | Arts

In honor of International Women’s Day, we are updating an article that originally appeared on our site last year. Today is International Women’s D...

Painting Of Michelle And Sasha Obama Is Making Us Yearn For 2008

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 01.11.2017 | Arts

Following Barack Obama’s stunning farewell address Tuesday night, lovesick Americans took to social media to bid farewell to the exceptional first f...

Paris Contemporary Art Center Palais de Tokyo Reopens With "La Vie Magnifique"

MutualArt | Posted 10.25.2016 | Arts

One exhibition shines as an example of how personal relationships and art can influence each other in surprising and beautiful ways. An exhibition that is at once a retrospective, a work of art in its own right, and a "declaration of love," "I Love John Giorno" is curated, produced and expressed by Ugo Rondinone.

New Wave Women: Frieze

Catherine Corman | Posted 10.06.2016 | Arts
Catherine Corman

She wants to capture "that particular moment when they're about to become what they'll become," she says. "I like looking at people when they're finding their way, living up to themselves."

CultureZohn: Dear Barack and Michelle

Patricia Zohn | Posted 09.03.2016 | Arts
Patricia Zohn

We need to remember how artists' work can make things easier to see, that together we must continue to make our country a more vibrant, transparent, clear-eyed, self-aware place.

Is Elizabeth Peyton A 'Belieber'?

Posted 06.18.2013 | Arts

It's no surprise that figurative painter Elizabeth Peyton is the ultimate fan girl, revealing rock superstars from Kurt Cobain to David Bowie in blue,...

Cindy Sherman's "Circle of Influence"

Kalup Linzy | Posted 06.05.2012 | Arts
Kalup Linzy

On March 26, I participated in the panel Cindy Sherman: Circle of Influence at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. Organized and moderated by ...

Elizabeth Peyton's New Portraits Of Celebrities Will Surprise

Posted 04.03.2012 | Arts

Elizabeth Peyton makes accessible paintings of celebrities she admires. She is known for portraying androgynous male rock stars like Kurt Cobain, Davi...

PHOTOS: Exhibition Captures Torrid Love Affair Between Artists And Art History

Posted 12.07.2011 | Arts

The exhibition 'Sentimental Education' examines and toys with the cyclical love affair between the artist and art history, and the gifts each gives th...

EXHIBITION SPOTLIGHT: 'In The Company Of Alice Neel' At Victoria Miro Gallery

Marina Cashdan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Marina Cashdan

"In the Company of Alice" review from ARTINFO Victoria Miro, London Through July 30, 2010 "In the Company of Alice Nee...

Richard Serra and Jessye Norman Join Forces to Help the Homeless at Art Auction

Jane Levere | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jane Levere

To be held at the Gagosian Gallery in Chelsea on January 29, the event will feature cocktails and a silent and live auction.

Art, Politics and Soul in New York

Vicky Ward | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Vicky Ward

If you weren't in Times Square tonight, the only place to be was downtown in the West Village at Gavin Brown's gallery for an installation by Jonathon Horowitz called Obama '08.

Culture Zohn: Elizabeth Peyton Lets People In

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Patricia Zohn

2008-10-14-PULL.jpg Juxtaposed with the highly colored rock stars and fashionistas, the portraits are notable for the virtuosity and the way they make their subjects look utterly contemporary.