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.
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.
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.
Portraits inevitably fail to capture our inner life, yet we continue to pose.
Painting and Buddhism are old friends.
By methodically carrying out simple guidelines, rule-based artists have explored the relationship between art making and pragmatic reason.
Carolee Schneemann, a multidisciplinary artist, transformed the definition of art in the 1960s, especially discourse on the body, sexuality, and gender.