de Kooning: An American MasterBy Deirdre Swords
The first full-length biography of Willem de Kooning provides a detailed account of the artist’s professional and personal life, with an emphasis on the reflection and the influence of personal struggles on artistic development.
Railing Opinion: Considering the AlternativeBy David Levi Strauss
It has been clear for some time now that the American people love artthe museums are choked with visitors and the art market is boomingbut hate artists, who are widely regarded as elitist troublemakers.
Diane Arbus: Revelations Beyond ShockBy Tessa DeCarlo
Even culture warriors who might still profess to be offended by half-dressed drag queens cant pretend to feel the innocent upset they would have thirty-eight years ago.
Mapping Sitting: On Portraiture and PhotographyBy Megan Heuer
Portraits inevitably fail to capture our inner life, yet we continue to pose.
Buddhism, Landscape, and the Absolute Truth about Abstract PaintingBy Chris Martin
Painting and Buddhism are old friends.
Logical Conclusions: 40 Years of Rule-Based ArtBy Cary Levine
By methodically carrying out simple guidelines, rule-based artists have explored the relationship between art making and pragmatic reason.
Carolee Schneemann with Praxis (Delia Bajo and Brainard Carey)By Delia Bajo and Brainard Carey
Carolee Schneemann, a multidisciplinary artist, transformed the definition of art in the 1960s, especially discourse on the body, sexuality, and gender.