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William Kentridge's 'Greatest Drawing Ever' Unveiled Along the Banks of the River Tiber in Rome

MutualArt | Posted 04.22.2016 | Arts
MutualArt

On the evenings of April 21 and 22, the banks of the River Tiber in Rome will come alive with light, shadow, and music, in a free, public, site-specific performance along the Piazza Tevere.

How 'Reverse Graffiti' Is Being Used To Tell Stories In Dirt

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 03.21.2016 | Arts

Reverse graffiti -- otherwise known as clean tagging, grime writing, or green graffiti -- is a type of street art that involves the removal of dirt fr...

Get Lost: The Urgent Work of Miguel Angel Rios

Natasha Boas | Posted 03.21.2016 | Arts
Natasha Boas

Modernity, Jean-Michel Rabaté tells us, may be nothing but its own ghost. Mexico City and New York-based Miguel Angel Rios' work spans two centuries and responds and interrogates, as inflection and affliction, to the ghosts of the "pre- post-trans-anti-hyper-neo."

Help to Create. A Project for Rome.

Simona Lodi | Posted 03.17.2016 | Arts
Simona Lodi

William Kentridge's Triumphs and Laments: A Project for Rome 550 meter-long mural along the Tiber Walls In the last few days installation has begun...

CultureZohn: A Year of Artistic Inspiration Courtesy of Rolex

Patricia Zohn | Posted 12.11.2015 | Arts
Patricia Zohn

What is a mentor? A teacher? A protector? A guide? A master? An editor? A coach? A fresh eye? All these things. The 2015 class of Rolex artistic protégés will remember what their distinguished mentors have taught them: To trust themselves. To be fearless. To get joy from difficulty. To bring narrative to a project. To rehearse in a hallway for three days and not be afraid. To juggle. To avoid being academic or theoretical. To become more "wild". To work hard. To question their identity. To use all five senses. To learn that to be an artist is a solitary journey, most often a frightening one.

Join the Dance with William Kentridge at the Marian Goodman Gallery

Crane.tv | Posted 10.01.2015 | Arts
Crane.tv

The prolific South African artist, William Kentridge, presents an array of new works at the Marian Goodman Gallery.

Reclaiming Gay History With Felix D'Eon

Wes Hurley | Posted 07.14.2016 | Queer Voices
Wes Hurley

Mexican artist Felix D'Eon makes work that re-imagines bygone eras and styles with same-sex love as its subject matter.

Top 5: More Summer Shows to See Around the World

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 06.30.2016 | Arts
ARTPHAIRE

In the globalized world, it is possible to travel anywhere in the world, and see exemplary contemporary art that can't be viewed anywhere else. Below, we round up five shows in far-flung locations that can't be missed this summer.

William Kentridge: How We Make Sense of the World

Louisiana Channel | Posted 12.06.2014 | Arts
Louisiana Channel

William Kentridge (b. 1955) is South Africa's most important contemporary artist, best known for his prints, drawings and animated films. In this video he presents his work, his way of working and his philosophy.

William Kentridge: How to Leave a Concrete Trace in the World

Gabrielle Selz | Posted 03.11.2014 | Arts
Gabrielle Selz

Multi-layered, complex, dreamlike and humanistic, The Refusal of Time is a manifestation, a work of art that seeks to explore ambiguity, to remain unfinished and to avoid the black hole at the end of time.

AICA Awards 2011: Establishing a Narrative

Lisa Paul Streitfeld | Posted 06.04.2011 | Arts
Lisa Paul Streitfeld

If the AICA critics failed to recognize exhibitions that illuminated human consciousness as the catalyst to the creation of art, it is because narrative is not an acceptable approach to curation.

What's missing from Colorado's "Best of..." lists when it comes to visual art

Leanne Goebel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Leanne Goebel

I'm not usually keen on top 10 lists or "best of..." rankings particularly when it comes to the visual arts. (How do you rank something so intangible,...

A Tale of Two Biennials: Santa Fe and Denver

Leanne Goebel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Leanne Goebel

Sixteen years ago, Santa Fe had a vision to establish a contemporary art museum with the focus of bringing contemporary art to the city with an accompanying biennial. In 2008, Denver decided to join the biennial craze.

Taking the Arts Seriously

Agnes Gund | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Agnes Gund

All too often in our society, the arts are shut out; they are left to stand alone, at an uncomfortable angle away from the experiences and events we otherwise share as citizens.

Culture Clicks: Weekly Art News Roundup

Emily Waldorf | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Emily Waldorf

Painting, Still Lively in the 21st Century (NY Times) Kiki Smith: Works in Glass (NY Times) J.M.W. Turner's Last Rome Painting to Be Sold (NY Times...

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.

Diverse Strength on View

Paul Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Paul Klein

The surefire, winning videos of William Kentridge blow everything else at the Museum of Contemporary Art away.

Culture Zohn Off the C(H)uff: William Kentridge: Do You Believe in Magic?

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Patricia Zohn

2009-03-19-zpull.jpg William Kentridge does New York: a new exhibition at MoMA and a new opera at the Met cementKentridge's place at the apex of ambitious artists.