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Let A 101-Year-Old Artist Show You How To Handle Sexist Double Standards

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 01.03.2017 | Arts

At 101 years old, abstract painter Carmen Herrera is beyond over the art world’s misogynist double standards. The prolific artist, whose work is cur...

Philip Johnson's Glass House Playfully Redecorated by Yayoi Kusama

Madelaine D'Angelo | Posted 09.27.2016 | Arts
Madelaine D'Angelo

Arthena had the opportunity to tour the serene grounds of The Glass House and enjoy Yayoi Kusama's installation that celebrated the 110th anniversary ...

Galerie Richard's New Home

D. Dominick Lombardi | Posted 02.19.2017 | Arts
D. Dominick Lombardi

One of the newest, and surely more significant additions to the Lower East Side is Galerie Richard as it recently moved from Chelsea to its current location at 121 Orchard Street.

Artful Geometry

Dan Rockmore | Posted 01.11.2017 | Arts
Dan Rockmore

Architecture has a long history of geometric inspiration and aesthetics (besides the obvious mathematical connections with engineering), going back at least to ancient Greece and the infusion of classical geometric shapes like squares and circles into their structures.

...Math Is Art Is Math Is Art...

Dan Rockmore | Posted 12.21.2016 | Arts
Dan Rockmore

Connections between math and science are easy to find. Those between art and science sometimes require a bit more work, but if you are in New York City over the holidays a trip downtown can do wonders for bridging the left-brain/right-brain divide.

Modigliani the High Point to Otherwise Tepid Auction Season in New York 2015

MutualArt | Posted 11.13.2016 | Arts
MutualArt

There's been some whispering lately about an inevitable leveling off of the art market, and it seems that day has come.

Hidden Gems and Unforgotten Histories: America Is Hard to See at the New Whitney

MutualArt | Posted 06.29.2015 | Arts
MutualArt

While it skews predictably toward a New York-centric perspective, it succeeds in many ways by introducing the works of lesser-known or hitherto marginalized artists alongside canonical classics.

Hidden in Plain Sight: Great Art in Downtown LA

Edward Goldman | Posted 06.14.2015 | Arts
Edward Goldman

So, my friends, here is the latest. For the next two weeks, I am off to France for a press trip, organized by the Poitou-Charentes region in Western France. How can I say no? The region is famous for its ancient Roman history, medieval architecture, plenty of small museums, and beautiful landscapes.

Minimalist Voices of the Past and Present

MutualArt | Posted 12.13.2014 | Arts
MutualArt

A new exhibition that opened last Saturday at the University of Michigan Museum of Art revisits the Minimalist movement, viewed from a fresh perspective.

My Art Affair With Portugal

Edward Goldman | Posted 09.21.2014 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Until a couple of months ago, I never heard of the Portuguese cities, Estoril and Cascais, but wouldn't you agree that these names sound like music to your ears?

Richmond Burton: Variations on a Theme

Gabrielle Selz | Posted 09.21.2014 | Arts
Gabrielle Selz

Any form of understanding -- whether musical, language based or visual -- is built on a foundation of repetition. Repetition concentrates the mind. But it is variation -- alteration -- that enlivens our consciousness and activates our imagination.

78 Hours on the Los Angeles Art Scene

Simon Watson | Posted 08.18.2014 | Arts
Simon Watson

Right off the plane, our first stop was a studio visit with painter Kour Pour, who this past February enjoyed a sold-out show at Untitled NY in New York's Lower East Side.

A Conversation with Freddy Rodríguez

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 08.05.2014 | Arts
Marcia G. Yerman

Every life has events of consequence. Those happenings impact and direct the future flow of consciousness. Sometimes, the ramifications remain beneath the surface. In other circumstances, the thread is easy to recognize. If you are an artist, such as Freddy Rodríguez, it manifests in your work.

To San Diego for Art

Edward Goldman | Posted 07.06.2014 | Arts
Edward Goldman

I always think about San Diego as an old friend. But somehow, I haven't been there for a few years. So, come last Sunday, I jumped in a car and, two h...

Hidden in Plain Sight: Great Art in Downtown LA

Edward Goldman | Posted 11.19.2013 | Arts
Edward Goldman

If you were standing in front of this sculpture in a museum, you wouldn't dare touch it. But here, on the terrace, people comfortably rest their behinds on this great work of art, which is probably exactly how Rauschenberg wanted it to be.

Bacon, Freud, and a Painting of Two Old Masters

David Galenson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
David Galenson

In an era dominated by facile, superficial, precocious conceptual artists, Bacon and Freud were not young geniuses, but wise old masters, whose work gained in depth and power as they grew older, as they spent hundreds of hours making and reworking each canvas.

Columbus, Here I Come..!

Edward Goldman | Posted 11.10.2013 | Arts
Edward Goldman

I just returned from a short trip to a city that, to be honest, I knew very little about. So why did I bother? Out of the blue, I received an invitati...

LongHouse Reserve White Night 2013 Summer Benefit

Liz Markus | Posted 09.24.2013 | Arts
Liz Markus

LongHouse Reserve is a not-for-profit museum and garden founded by legendary textile designer, Jack Lenor Larsen.

Enough Stories

Brian D. Cohen | Posted 03.30.2013 | Arts
Brian D. Cohen

If we approach and accept art on its terms, it will offer us much more than familiarity and comfort; if we think we already know the moral to the story, we stand to miss what is there. There may be no story.

PHOTOS: Hockney And Twombly In The Vermont Woods

Jean Newman Glock | Posted 08.18.2012 | Travel
Jean Newman Glock

I am not really a "nature girl," so promises of fly fishing lessons and campfires in the Vermont woods did not entice. But to the woods I went -- and I was absolutely floored.

PHOTOS: 'Sol LeWitt: Structures 1965-2006' In New York

Posted 10.14.2011 | Arts

'Sol LeWitt: Structures, 1965-2006' is the first outdoor career survey of Sol LeWitt's sculptures--or, as he preferred to call them, "structures." The...

Astoria Characters: The Metal Tamer

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 10.09.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

To ratchet up recycling, artist Bernard Klevickas created "Twisted Bicycle," a sculpture/planter made of an old bike that is designed to be wrapped around city streetlights.

Famous Artists Design Race Cars

Posted 09.13.2011 | Arts

Since 1975, BMW has commissioned 17 racing cars painted by famous artists from all over the world. Now, they're offering a virtual tour online of the ...

South Korea's Public Art Blight (VIDEO)

Posted 09.03.2011 | Arts

Though it may not come as much of a relief, subway commuters and downtown residents should know that Americans aren't the only ones being subjected to...

Top 10 Best Painting Articles

Brett Baker | Posted 08.17.2011 | Arts
Brett Baker

If painting articles and blog posts from the past month are any indication, our interest in abstraction and figurative painting has never been more vi...