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Marlene Dumas

Your Definitive Guide To Reading A Piece Of Nude Art

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 11.17.2015 | Arts

Artists have been depicting the naked body for quite some time. As the Metropolitan Museum of Art puts it, this is perfectly natural, given the fact ...

Is The Broad a Great Public Collection or "The Largest Vanity Project of Our Lifetime"?

MutualArt | Posted 09.26.2015 | Arts

One can hope that through special exhibitions and new acquisitions (it estimates that it averages one new acquisition a week), The Broad will discover, and embrace, its obligation to the public to truly represent the art of our time.

Priscilla Frank

Marlene Dumas Painted Amy Winehouse, And We Can't Look Away | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.03.2015 | Arts

Amy - Blue, 2011 . Oil on canvas, 40 x 30 cm. National Portrait Gallery, London, acquired 2011. Photograph by Alex Delfanne The image only span...

London's Tate Modern Celebrates Marlene Dumas

Trisha de Borchgrave | Posted 04.09.2015 | Arts
Trisha de Borchgrave

Dumas's use of medium is refreshing and honest. Her works feel vibrant and of today; her use of watercolour and paint, on humble paper and canvas, reflect both the poetry and poverty of a South Africa that connects to the raw beauty of its geography.

5 Most Anticipated Exhibitions This Season

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 03.22.2015 | Arts

American artists go to Paris, while Tokyo celebrates one of its own. Here's our list of the five most exciting contemporary art exhibitions opening at museums around the world during the first half of this year.

10 of My Favorite Things From 2014

Patricia Zohn | Posted 02.22.2015 | Arts
Patricia Zohn

2014 was a year of great personal sadness for me. Herewith a short list of things that pierced the veil.

W. Reveals Himself as 'a Decent Amateur' Artist

Edward Goldman | Posted 06.09.2014 | Arts
Edward Goldman

It's highly unusual for a public figure -- especially a high-profile politician -- to reveal something very personal and rather uncommon about himself. And to do it willingly?

Happy Birthday, Marlene Dumas!

Posted 08.03.2013 | Arts

In honor of Marlene Dumas' birthday, we are revisiting a post originally published last year honoring the artist's life and work. Today is the birt...

Man Ray Portraits

David Galenson | Posted 06.24.2013 | Arts
David Galenson

Growing up in Brooklyn as the son of a Russian immigrant factory worker, Emmanuel Radnitzky stole tubes of paint from a local art supply store, but ha...


Posted 03.10.2013 | Arts

HuffPost Arts&Culture is celebrating Women's History Month with the help of our favorite artists -- female artists, of course. Every day of March we'r...

The KIDS Are Not Alright

Posted 09.04.2012 | Arts

We rarely get to see a raw depiction of childhood, given most contemporary portraits of children involve mall photo booths or dressing babies up as ov...

Happy Birthday, Marlene Dumas!

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.23.2012 | Arts

Today is the birthday of South African artist Marlene Dumas. The painter, who is known for her rough-edged nude figures and distorted depictions of th...

A Motley Crew

Posted 05.04.2012 | Arts

With an art career spanning from 1920 to the 1980s, Alice Neel painted family, poets, singers, bohemians, strangers and celebrities. She famously stuc...

Strange Neighbors

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.11.2012 | Arts

Maya Bloch is an Israeli painter who creates haunting, melting portraits that recall a nightmare family reunion. Rendered from photographs, Bloch eras...

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...

Culture Zohn: Marlene Dumas Tackles the Walls Between Israel and Palestine

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Patricia Zohn

2010-03-19-pull.jpg Dumas exposes self deception and helps see this conflict in a new, well-timed exhibition in Chelsea.