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Mark Di Suvero

Artifacts of Deep Emotion: The Art of Boback Emad

Gabrielle Selz | Posted 04.20.2017 | Arts
Gabrielle Selz

Boback Emad is unstable, tentative and exploratory. Emad, who has a one-person exhibition up at The Midway Gallery in San Francisco on view until April 22nd, was born in the U.S. to Tehran parents, then spent his early years in Pre-Revolutionary Iran. His work reflects his loss of home and familiar landscape.

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

MutualArt | Posted 06.29.2015 | Arts

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.

Art Galleries Get Wise During the Busiest Time of the Year

Kathy Leonardo | Posted 11.07.2014 | Arts
Kathy Leonardo

Art patrons scramble trying to figure out which exhibition will have the best opening and art party. Yes, there are a few galleries that choose a later date to celebrate the opening of the next exhibition, but most have not strayed from this ritual.

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.

Socrates Sculpture Park Engages the Community With Its New Show, do it (outside)

Annie Fabricant | Posted 07.27.2013 | Arts
Annie Fabricant

Socrates Sculpture Park and do it are a marriage made in heaven. Their concept and ethos reflect each other perfectly. Both are about, crucuially, community and ongoing collaborations, about loosening common preconceived notions about the hierarchies in art.

Helping Artists Become Artists

Agnes Gund | Posted 02.18.2012 | New York
Agnes Gund

One of the mysteries of the arts is how an artist becomes an artist. We know that very few trained and talented visual artists actually make careers in the arts. Seeing all of this for so long I am encouraged by some positive trends.

Will The Zucotti Park Sculptor Come To #OWS' Aid?

Posted 01.09.2012 | Arts

The Arts and Culture committee of Occupy Wall Street has asked sculptor Mark Di Suvero to speak out against the barricades surrounding his work, "Joie...

Along for the Ride: Upstate New York

Andrea R. Vaucher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Andrea R. Vaucher

This year, I headed upstate New York to see the Dia:Beacon and Storm King. I hung out with old friends, ate amazing food and saw the big art shows that traditionally open during this season.

Longer Days, Better Art

Paul Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Paul Klein

Despite his art being highly visible from Midway Airport to Jonquil Park, Chicago's treated Richard Hunt more as a token than a talent.