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Adriana Varejão's Cultural Anthropology

Maria Gabriela Brito | Posted 04.26.2016 | Arts
Maria Gabriela Brito

Her versatile painting and sculpture-making skills, coupled with thorough investigations about colonialism, anthropology, cultural cannibalism and racial identity in Brazil, have made Varejão one of the most relevant South American contemporary artists in the past two decades.

Obtaining Self-Mastery at Frieze Week NYC (PHOTOS)

Eric Minh Swenson | Posted 05.26.2016 | Arts
Eric Minh Swenson

Obtaining self-mastery or enlightenment during Frieze week is not an easy mission. Frieze Art Fair New York poses many challenges for art dealers, artists, collectors and its boosters, known as patrons. Most of this is psychological.

Why Mickalene Thomas Is Art History's Plastic Surgeon

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.26.2014 | Arts

We like to think of Mickalene Thomas as an interior decorator of art history. Instead of delving into some drab real estate as a fixer upper, she sets...

New York's Latest Art Attraction Will Trap You In A Room Of Infinite Mirrors

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.05.2014 | Arts

Great art can be disorienting. Normally, when we say this, we're referring to that slightly dizzy sensation in your head or the pit in your stomach, b...

Stunning Self-Portraits Make You Think Twice About Interracial Identity In South America

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 04.25.2014 | Arts

Brazilian artist Adriana Varejão has been exploring themes of interracial identity through an unlikely medium -- self-portraits. To confront and chal...

Is the Art Show Becoming the Armory Show?

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 05.10.2014 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

The Armory Show is held at Piers 92 and 94 in New York City and is perhaps the best advertised and attended art show of the week.

Eerie Sculptures Capture The Dark Side Of Childhood

Posted 03.04.2014 | Arts

A human form swallowed by white feathers, identical twins clutching hands, a young girl with a keyhole carved into her back -- these are the hybrid be...

The Voyeur's Guide To Navigating A Crowd

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts

Though we experience being in them all the time, there is something oddly unsettling about crowds. Swarms of strangers brushing past each other, occas...

Artist Turns Household Appliances Into Ghostly Specimens

Posted 10.20.2013 | Arts

Have you ever dreamed about the unlikely lovechild of a jellyfish and your fridge? Artist Do Ho Suh's upcoming exhibition transforms household appl...

Mr. 'Metamorphosis: Give Me Your Wings' at Lehmann Maupin Gallery (Video)

VernissageTV | Posted 11.24.2012 | Arts

The current exhibition "Metamorphosis: Give Me Your Wings" at Lehmann Maupin Gallery in New York presents new works by Japanese artist Mr. The centerp...

Gilbert & George: In Conversation

Trisha Andres | Posted 05.08.2012 | Arts
Trisha Andres

It's a brisk spring afternoon and Gilbert & George stroll into White Cube Bermondsey with a sense of purpose and in sync, as if they have rehearsed th...

Nari Ward Takes 'Liberty and Orders' Seriously

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Massara | Posted 04.08.2012 | Arts

Nari Ward is an artist concerned with how materials can give an object adding meaning. In his piece, “We the People,” Ward uses old shoelaces to m...

Yummy Eye Candy By Juergen Teller (NSFW)

Posted 02.17.2012 | Arts

Taking in Juergen Teller's photography is like eating a lot of candy: extreme giddiness followed by an unplaceable physical unease. Teller's grunge pl...

Celebrity Skype Portraits

Posted 04.01.2012 | Arts

It is a challenge to depict the modern world in a modern language, but manipulated photography, film, interactive digital sculptures and other new med...

LOOK: An Unbreakable Sculpture You Can Stand On

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 03.27.2012 | Arts

Korean artist Do Ho Suh has created an incredible sculpture using thousands of miniature plastic figures with their arms and heads turned upward holdi...

PHOTOS: Artist We're Digging Today: Adriana Varejao

Posted 01.11.2012 | Arts

Brazilian artist Adriana Varejao paints tiled spaces and she also paints poetry. At first her rooms look like dreamy feats of impossible architecture,...

PHOTOS: Do-Ho Suh Exhibition Constructs Homes Which Deconstruct Space

Posted 01.26.2012 | Arts

In his upcoming exhibition 'Home Within Home,' Do-Ho Suh illuminates the physical and abstract associations which make a home a home, by constructing ...

Surfing Sin City With Ashley Bickerton

Kisa Lala | Posted 04.05.2013 | Arts
Kisa Lala

Ashley Bickerton photographed at his studio in Bali by Bobby Fisher, 2011 Ashley Bickerton has darkened his timbre after carousing the neon-lit nig...

PHOTOGRAPHY: Yul Brynner's Oeuvre Finally Displayed | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

NEW YORK, NY.- Lehmann Maupin presents YUL, Yul Brynner: A Photographic Journey, on view at 201 Chrystie Street, September 12 - 25 2010. YUL is an ex...

Art In New York: Gallery Openings This Week | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

One has to sympathize with New York gallerists this week: with the Whitney Biennial opening, little attention is being paid to events elsewhere in the...