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Feminist Artist Has Some Fun With '60s Misogynist Instructional Video

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 03.24.2017 | Arts

German artist Nadja Verena Marcin was rummaging through vintage advertisements, hunting for creative inspiration. Much of the ads she encountered pedd...

Fake Letter Claims White Artist Behind Emmett Till Painting Wants Her Painting Removed From Whitney

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 03.23.2017 | Arts

At the Whitney, a protest against Dana Schutz' painting of Emmett Till: "She has nothing to say to the Black community about Black trauma." pic.twitte...

When White People Profit Off Of Black Pain

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 03.22.2017 | Black Voices

What exactly are the implications of white artists creating (and profiting) off of work that depicts black trauma and black pain? That question is at ...

White Artist's Emmett Till Painting Incites Anger At Whitney Biennial

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 03.21.2017 | Arts

A painting of Emmett Till created by a white, female artist is incensing museum-goers at this year’s Whitney Biennial in New York. At the Whitney, ...

The Most Anticipated Art Events of 2017

Madelaine D'Angelo | Posted 01.04.2017 | Arts
Madelaine D'Angelo

Mark your calendars and start booking your flights because 2017 is going to be a busy year for the art world. In addition to the art fairs, this year ...

Report Finds NYC’s Art World 200% Whiter Than Its Population | Posted 07.01.2014 | Arts

With the Whitney Biennial, the withdrawal of the Yams Collective, and questions of race fresh in our minds, the Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) opens...

Take Ecstasy With Me, A Tribute to Jose Esteban Munoz

Kalup Linzy | Posted 06.23.2014 | Arts
Kalup Linzy

All photos courtesy of Filip Wolak and The Whitney Museum of Art. Last Thursday April 17th, I participated in a tribute to Jose Esteban Munoz celebra...

What Is It About Roberto Paradise?

Monica Gutierrez | Posted 05.11.2014 | Arts
Monica Gutierrez

Some people think Roberto Paradise is a very well connected silent partner that relies in Rovira's young drive. Others speculate that he is a big European collector that thought Puerto Rico was the place for the perfect art gallery.

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.

Insiders Are Not Outsiders: A 2014 Whitney Biennial Review

Mat Gleason | Posted 05.07.2014 | Arts
Mat Gleason

Thirty years in the art world and I had never been to a Whitney Biennial. That was actually something worth bragging about and especially after having...

Your Guide To The Artists Of 2014 The Whitney Biennial

Posted 03.06.2014 | Arts

The 77th Whitney Biennial opens Friday, transforming the Madison Avenue museum into a dizzying and somewhat overwhelming sketch of the contemporary ar...

The Whitney Houston Biennial Is Here To Make Your Feminist Art Dreams Come True

Posted 03.04.2014 | Arts

The art world is gearing up for the Whitney Biennial this month, a mammoth exhibition of 103 contemporary artists who in some way communicate the pres...

Top 10 U.S. Museum Shows 2014

Simon Watson | Posted 04.19.2014 | Arts
Simon Watson

Friends from four continents planning visits to the U.S. have asked me what upcoming museum shows are likely to be must-sees. Here's my current list of these shows, which happen to feature an unusually strong selection of work by women.

Whitney Biennial Curators Announced!

Posted 11.29.2012 | Arts

For 2014's Whitney Biennial, the museum is bringing in three outside curators to collaborate on the upcoming event, according to a press release, in o...

Made in LA

Peter Clothier | Posted 09.17.2012 | Arts
Peter Clothier


Still Small Voice of the City

John Corso | Posted 09.11.2012 | Detroit
John Corso

Detroit has no venues like NYC's The Kitchen, and Performa never makes its way to Michigan. But perhaps the appearance of The Hinterlands at MOCAD marks an important milestone in our city's cultural offerings.

Saturday in New York: Bess, Wiseman and Clybourne Park

James Franco | Posted 08.12.2012 | Entertainment
James Franco

Because school is out and I don't have any major obligations, I decided to take in as much of New York as possible on Saturday.

Beyond the White Cube: Dawn Kasper's Studio Within A Museum

Yasmine Mohseni | Posted 07.21.2012 | Arts
Yasmine Mohseni

The concept of performing and creating work within various exhibition sites was born out of necessity when the Dawn lost her studio, and it has now become an integral part of her artistic practice.

The 99 Percent Arts

Robert Bettmann | Posted 07.14.2012 | Arts
Robert Bettmann

The arts are positively integrated into the Occupy Movement in several ways, but they are also a front on which activists are attacking the economic system.

Painters' Table: Top 10 Best Posts: March 2012

Brett Baker | Posted 06.13.2012 | Arts
Brett Baker

Artists speak the same language, that of the studio, enabling them to ask questions that get beyond basic biography and into the how and why. Enjoy these 10 virtual visits to the Whitney, the Armory Art Fair, artists' studios and exhibitions.

Interview With Andrea Fraser On The State Of The Arts

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Massara | Posted 03.23.2012 | Arts

For the past 80 years, the Whitney Biennial has introduced to the public the undercurrents running through contemporary art. This year, the Biennial f...

10 Art Fairs, 300+ Exhibitions? Here Are 15 Must-See Installations On View This Week

Chris Vroom | Posted 05.06.2012 | Arts
Chris Vroom

Art fairs have become an essential ritual in the rhythm of the art world with collectors, curators, museum groups and artists regularly joining hundre...

PHOTOS: Whitney Biennial Opening Party

Posted 03.01.2012 | New York

Art kids and fancy celebrities gathered on the Upper East Side on Wednesday evening for the 2012 Whitney Biennial Opening Party, where attendees parti...

From the Radical to the Ridiculous, A Brief History of Anti-Biennial Activism

ARTINFO | Posted 04.30.2012 | Arts

The Whitney Biennial always draws fire from critics, but this year we're witnessing what seems like an unprecedented amount of actual anti-biennial ac...

Whitney Biennial Moving Forward

Posted 02.29.2012 | Arts

An intimate setting and unusual mediums are emphasized at this year's biennial at the Whitney Museum of American Art. Of the 51 artists featured, a la...