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Considering Perception: Robert Irwin and James Turrell

Gabrielle Selz | Posted 09.02.2013 | Arts
Gabrielle Selz

Many years ago, in a land far, far away, two young men set off on a journey to portray the experience of perception.

Jay DeFeo's Rose Has Wings

Gabrielle Selz | Posted 05.28.2013 | Arts
Gabrielle Selz

The story of Jay DeFeo and The Rose is both a cautionary tale of obsession and an act of faith. For eight years, she did little else but sit on a stool in her studio, smoking cigarettes, drinking Christian bothers brandy while she painted and scraped away at her vision.

'They Like The Most Unlikeable Art'

ARTINFO | Posted 05.25.2013 | Arts
ARTINFO

A new documentary on Herb and Dorothy Vogel, the legendary New York collectors who managed to accrue a world-class trove of minimalist art on a govern...

Who Is Wade Guyton And Why Is He Such A Big Deal?

ARTINFO | Posted 12.12.2012 | Arts
ARTINFO

Nobody, it seems, has a bad thing to say about Wade Guyton these days. Critic Roberta Smith called the artist's current mid-career survey at the Whitn...

An Evening of Art and Fashion at Saks

Melissa Berkelhammer | Posted 07.31.2012 | New York
Melissa Berkelhammer

As a longtime (or actually lifetime) Upper East Sider, I must confess that I don't make it down to Saks all that frequently. Why venturing below 57th Street makes such a psychological difference to me, I have no idea.

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...

PHOTOS: Perfect Gifts For The Art Fanatic

Artlog | Posted 02.18.2012 | Arts
Artlog

Over at Artlog, we've compiled a list of unique gifts from our favorite museum stores and art websites, and the best part is, they're all online!

Was Basquiat's Last Work On His Drug Dealer's Door?

Posted 11.20.2011 | Arts

On a Saturday morning in the early summer of 1988, Jean-Michel Basquiat stepped through the doorway of a bodega on South 4th Street in Williamsburg. I...

'Kaleidoscopic Garden Of Glass': Zane Lewis Interview With Beautiful/Decay

Posted 10.24.2011 | Arts

Via Beautiful/Decay Artist Zane Lewis, an elusive and evolving talent, has remerged within the New York art scene with a fresh and new aesthetic. W...

The Effect Of War On An Artist's Work

Posted 08.31.2011 | Arts

Germany in the 1920s would have been an exciting time for an artist. The First World War had ended and a period of stability and creativity, known as ...

BLOG WATCH> The Awl Anticicpates Burlesque, The Whitney, And Chris Cooper

The Awl | Awl Staff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

The Anticipation List... (by The Awl Staff) • Ritter, Dene, Voss: it just opened! • And Everything Is Going Fine: Steven Soderbergh's documentar...

Artlog's Top Art & Culture Picks

Artlog | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Artlog

Want to catch the fading notes of the summer art season? Just follow the music.

Whitney Museum's Downtown High Line Design By Renzo Piano

nytimes.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

As expansion efforts go, the Whitney Museum of American Art's record of futility is hard to match. Over 25 years it commissioned six expansion designs...

Celebs, Art Patrons Get Down At The Whitney Studio Party

guestofaguest.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

What happens when Versace and The Whitney Museum come together to celebrate Leonard A. Lauder? The Whitney Studio Party!...

Whitney To Open Museum At Entrance To Highline, Designed Renzo Piano

nytimes.com | Carol Vogel | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Three years after reaching a tentative agreement with the city, the Whitney Museum of American Art is forging ahead with plans to build a second museu...