In Gagosian Gallery's new exhibition, "The Show Is Over," of the 35 artists featured, just one is female; a staggering reminder of how much work there is left to be done in furthering gender equity within the arts.
Her work is precarious but her practice is steady. A recipient of numerous accolades, including a Guggenheim Fellowship and an American Arts and Letters award, contemporary sculptor Arlene Shechet is constantly on the move.
This fall I'm tickled to death, and hopefully to immortality, to be represented in a showstopping embroidery portrait of me as the Amazonian Statue of the Republic from the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago. Artist Rebecca Levi, takes painstaking care with the entire process.
Her Wall's back-story, part of which is included below, explains not just her shared, almost-daily paintings but the transformation in her approach to art as well.
Vanessa is an avant-garde artist with a conceptual approach, a figurative touch and a street savvy feel. She tries to convey positive messages through her art and often does so in several different languages.
Ohio artist Leslie Miller was working on a collage -- part of a planned series of mixed-media bird paintings -- when she was diagnosed with uterine cancer in December of 2003. It is one of the last painted works she was able to complete before losing function on the right side of her body.
Years after having lost the High Line to Diller Scofidio + Renfro, Zaha Hadid has just landed a commission to make her mark on the elevated train trac...
A new kind of book has been birthed. The love child of the self-help and craft genres is a book titled The Declaration of You.
When people look back on this imploding city, what title will they give us? Will we be documented as a purely economic driven society, lead by trends and social status, or is it possible to give a voice to the true powerhouse of this city, the artist?
Miley Cyrus, you may take heat for your adventurous new video that boldly celebrates the joys of being young, female and sexy. But ignore the dissers -- "We Can't Stop" is an anthem you deserve to be proud of!
If a male artist goes from YouTube sensation to being courted by every major label, he is in charge. But if an emerging female artist gets asked to contribute to the Girls soundtrack, she must be a sell-out, a puppet, mangled to sell something the corporations already own.
Today at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, a new installation in our 20th century galleries is brimming with great works by women. These range from a Miriam Schapiro "femmage" to one of Susan Rothenberg's breakthrough horse paintings of the mid-1970s.
If an artist is not necessarily someone who is lonely, starving and unstable, then what does an artist look like? The new portrait of a profitable, successful artist includes creating and showing, but also travel, community, teaching, authoring, serving and changing the world. And this is one such case.
PARIS -- The Palais Garnier was packed last week for the world premiere of a new production of the ballet "Boléro" co-created by artist Marina Abramo...
I don't know what it is about Melinda Gates, but I have always been intrigued by her. Truthfully, I have not really ever known why. Maybe it's the ...