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10 museum exhibitions to enrich long summer days
10 museum exhibitions to enrich long summer days
Boston Globe May 17, 2024

140 life-size figures make up “The Procession,” British artist Hew Locke’s sprawling, carnival-esque installation commissioned by the Tate Britain in 2022.

An Exhibit About El Dorado Dares To Ask: What If Columbus Had Never ‘Discovered’ America?
An Exhibit About El Dorado Dares To Ask: What If Columbus Had Never ‘Discovered’ America?
Forbes May 16, 2024

In 2018, Locke embellished a photograph of the Columbus statue in New York’s Central Park, bedecking the explorer in pearls and gold filagree.

Hack-Hit Christie’s Sells $114.7 Million of Contemporary Art, Withdraws Major Marden
Hack-Hit Christie’s Sells $114.7 Million of Contemporary Art, Withdraws Major Marden
Artnet May 15, 2024

New artist records were set at its New York headquarters for Martin Wong, Ana Mendieta, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, and more.

Christie’s Contemporary Art Sales Show Strength in Face of Security Breach
Christie’s Contemporary Art Sales Show Strength in Face of Security Breach
Barron's May 15, 2024

Christie’s realized US$114.6 million in consecutive contemporary art auctions on Tuesday less than a week after it suffered a major security breach that prompted the auction house to take down its website. 

Ana Mendieta and Felix Gonzalez-Torres break auction records at Christie’s.
Ana Mendieta and Felix Gonzalez-Torres break auction records at Christie’s.
Artsy May 15, 2024

On May 14th, as part of Spring Marquee Week, Christie’s held its evening sales at New York’s Rockefeller Center. 

24th Biennale of Sydney, “Ten Thousand Suns”
24th Biennale of Sydney, “Ten Thousand Suns”
e-flux May 15, 2024

The biennial probes the interconnectedness of different liberation movements—as spotlighted in the affinities shared by two Chinese diasporic portraitists, for instance, or personified within lives such as Cole’s.

After $50 M. Marden Is Withdrawn, Christie’s 21st-Century and de la Cruz Sales Tally $114.7 M. With a Basquiat Selling for $32 M.
After $50 M. Marden Is Withdrawn, Christie’s 21st-Century and de la Cruz Sales Tally $114.7 M. With a Basquiat Selling for $32 M.
ARTnews May 14, 2024

During a key moment at Christie’s New York salesroom on Tuesday night, the lights dimmed and the crowd oohed and aahed—but it wasn’t a hack.

Preview: Pat Phillips "It Was Sunny, but Then It Started to Rain" @ P·P·O·W Gallery, NYC
Preview: Pat Phillips "It Was Sunny, but Then It Started to Rain" @ P·P·O·W Gallery, NYC
Juxtapoz May 6, 2024

Pat Phillips often creates works on paper, a delicate but enduring surface that he layers upon layers on with acrylic, pencil, airbrush and aerosol paint.

A possibly record-breaking painting by Martin Wong and a woollen work by John Olsen: our pick of the May sales
A possibly record-breaking painting by Martin Wong and a woollen work by John Olsen: our pick of the May sales
The Art Newspaper May 3, 2024

“The best painting by Martin Wong to ever come to auction” will be offered at Christie’s in New York this month, says Isabella Lauria, the house’s head of the 21st century evening sale.

Code thread – the new language of art
Code thread – the new language of art
Financial Times May 3, 2024

Meet the artists using traditional materials to weave a modern narrative.

Chanel Resort 2025
Chanel Resort 2025
Vogue May 2, 2024

In one of the flats, the American painter Elizabeth Glaessner was showing the work she’d made in response to living there, an artist’s residency organized by Olivier Zahm of Purple magazine.

“Entangled Pasts, 1768–now”
“Entangled Pasts, 1768–now”
ArtForum May 1, 2024

On a mission to right imperial wrongs, “Entangled Pasts, 1768–now: Art, Colonialism and Change” knotted together more than a hundred historical and contemporary works to explore “art and its role in shaping narratives of empire.”

8 Art Shows to See in New York City This May
8 Art Shows to See in New York City This May
Hyperallergic May 1, 2024

Vibrant colors and fantastical creatures are in abundance in shows by Sanam Khatibi, Julia Bland, Claude Lawrence, Annette Wehrhahn, and others.

9 Must-See Shows during Frieze New York 2024
9 Must-See Shows during Frieze New York 2024
Artsy April 29, 2024

Once a nanny for a wealthy Beverly Hills family, Jay Lynn Gomez lived alongside celebrities, often surrounded by paparazzi who would crop her and her colleagues out of their photos.

From The Principal’s Office To The Art Museum, Robin F. Williams Returns To Columbus
From The Principal’s Office To The Art Museum, Robin F. Williams Returns To Columbus
Forbes April 27, 2024

“Framing the show as a group of paintings that are actually anticipating the viewer, or expecting the viewer, I hope changes the context that you experience them.”

An Artist Is Finding Out Who She Is Through Her Art
An Artist Is Finding Out Who She Is Through Her Art
The New York Times April 26, 2024

Robin F. Williams, whose first solo museum show opened this month in her hometown in Ohio, is evolving through her works, which are often injected with humor.

Dinh Q. Le, Artist Who Weighed War and Memory, Dies at 56
Dinh Q. Le, Artist Who Weighed War and Memory, Dies at 56
The New York Times April 18, 2024

His most famous work — collages of Vietnam War photographs, popular film stills and Western imagery — focused on a history of his homeland that he feared was being lost.

Carlos Motta featured in the 60th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia
Carlos Motta featured in the 60th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia
P·P·O·W April 17, 2024

P·P·O·W is delighted to announce that Carlos Motta’s Corpo Fechado: The Devil’s Work (2018) is included in Marco Scotini’s Disobedience Archive at the 60th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia, curated by Adriano Pedrosa.

Columbus Museum of Art brings in striking paintings from two women
Columbus Museum of Art brings in striking paintings from two women
The Columbus Dispatch April 13, 2024

Two women who lived a century apart created fascinating, striking paintings − mostly of women – that are now on view at the Columbus Museum of Art.

Dinh Q. Lê, Vietnamese-American artist, 1968–2024
Dinh Q. Lê, Vietnamese-American artist, 1968–2024
ArtReview April 9, 2024

Vietnamese-American artist Dinh Q. Lê has died aged 56, 10 Chancery Lane Gallery has announced. 

Dinh Q. Lê, master of multimedia art and mentor to fellow artists across southeast Asia, has died, aged 56
Dinh Q. Lê, master of multimedia art and mentor to fellow artists across southeast Asia, has died, aged 56
The Art Newspaper April 9, 2024

Vietnamese-American artist, best known for his distinctive photo-weaving works, made powerful statements in photography, video, sculpture and installation that challenged politics, history and memory.

Vietnamese American artist Dinh Q. Lê, known for his “photo-weaving” installations, dies at 56.
Vietnamese American artist Dinh Q. Lê, known for his “photo-weaving” installations, dies at 56.
Artsy April 9, 2024

Vietnamese American multimedia artist  Dinh Q. Lê, known for his multimedia “photo-weaving” installations, passed away at the age of 56 on April 6th.

Dinh Q. Lê (1968-2024)
Dinh Q. Lê (1968-2024)
ArtForum April 9, 2024

Vietnamese-born multimedia artist Dinh Q. Lê, whose work explored the trauma wrought by the Vietnam War, died of a stroke April 6 at his home in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

Robin F. Williams: We’ve Been Expecting You  @ Columbus Museum of Art
Robin F. Williams: We’ve Been Expecting You @ Columbus Museum of Art
Juxtapoz April 8, 2024

Robin F. Williams' work is even more profound, mysterious and technically masterful when seen over the course of decades of progress.

Trailblazing Vietnamese American Artist Dinh Q. Lê  Dies at 56
Trailblazing Vietnamese American Artist Dinh Q. Lê Dies at 56
Widewalls April 8, 2024

Renowned Vietnamese artist Dinh Q. Lê died of stroke at the age of 56, as confirmed by his New York gallery, P·P·O·W. Lê's art delved into Vietnam's collective consciousness, profoundly impacted by conflict and historical loss.

Dinh Q. Lê, 1968–2024
Dinh Q. Lê, 1968–2024
artasiapacific April 8, 2024

Dinh Q. Lê, a 56-year-old Vietnamese-American multimedia artist, passed away unexpectedly on April 6 in Ho Chi Minh City, Hong Kong’s 10 Chancery Lane Gallery announced today.

Dinh Q. Lê, Weaver of Photographs, Dies Aged 56
Dinh Q. Lê, Weaver of Photographs, Dies Aged 56
Ocula April 8, 2024

Lê built his reputation borrowing a technique his aunt used to make mats out of grass. He also helped establish institutions crucial to the support of Vietnamese artists.

Dinh Q. Lê, Who Tended the Wounds of Post-War Vietnam, Dies at 56
Dinh Q. Lê, Who Tended the Wounds of Post-War Vietnam, Dies at 56
Hyperallergic April 8, 2024

The artist wove together the irresolvable themes of identity, changeability, and memory both personal and historical. 

Dinh Q. Lê (1968-2024)
Dinh Q. Lê (1968-2024)
P·P·O·W April 7, 2024

P·P·O·W is deeply saddened to announce that Dinh Q. Lê, influential artist and dear friend, passed away suddenly on April 6, 2024, in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. He was 56 years old.

Dinh Q. Lê, Artist Who Charted Vietnam’s Fractured Past and Present, Dies at 56
Dinh Q. Lê, Artist Who Charted Vietnam’s Fractured Past and Present, Dies at 56
ARTnews April 7, 2024

Dinh Q. Lê, an acclaimed Vietnamese artist who showed how his nation’s collective consciousness had been transformed by conflict and the loss of history, has died at 56.

A new art biennale and an ambitious cultural center are part of a concerted effort to rewrite the island nation’s reputation.

Guadalupe Maravilla Appeals to the Children of War in a New Series of Retablos
Guadalupe Maravilla Appeals to the Children of War in a New Series of Retablos
Colossal April 4, 2024

Dating back to the late 18th century, retablos are small devotional paintings created to thank God or a saint for their protection during a particularly trying or dangerous event. In his show, Si no sanas hoy, sanarás mañana, Guadalupe Maravilla conjures this tradition as he nests narrative works inside spiny mixed-media sculptures that address the indelible impact of childhood trauma.

Entitled "Les voix des fleuves, Crossing the water", the 17th edition of the Lyon Biennale invites artists to interrogate and investigate the subject of the waxing and waning relationships of human beings with one another and with their environment.

Elizabeth Glaessner Dives Deep Into Water and Creates "Now you're a lake"
Elizabeth Glaessner Dives Deep Into Water and Creates "Now you're a lake"
Juxtapoz April 4, 2024

François Ghebaly, Los Angeles // April 06, 2024 - May 11, 2024

A New Way of Looking at the Nude
A New Way of Looking at the Nude
The New York Times Style Magazine April 3, 2024

The artists redefining portraits of the human body for a more inclusive age.

Here Are 11 Essential Gallery Exhibitions You Need To See This Month
Here Are 11 Essential Gallery Exhibitions You Need To See This Month
Cultured April 1, 2024

Bernadette Despujols, Niki de Saint Phalle, Ella Kruglyanskaya, Claude and François-Xavier Lalanne, and more are on view in exhibitions opening across the globe.

10 Shows to See in Los Angeles This April
10 Shows to See in Los Angeles This April
Hyperallergic March 28, 2024

Elizabeth Glaessner’s dreamlike worlds, Merrick Morton’s candid portraiture, Costa Rican artists on the body and identity, Sargent Claude Johnson, and more.

'Celestial beings': Indigenous themes embedded in Austin art timed to the solar eclipse
'Celestial beings': Indigenous themes embedded in Austin art timed to the solar eclipse
Austin American-Statesman March 28, 2024

On April 8, the sun and the moon will align for the first total eclipse over the Austin area in more than 600 years. Before then, starting on the morning of April 2, two works of art by acclaimed El Salvador-born, New York City-based Guadalupe Maravilla will align in Austin public spaces for a series of viewings and ceremonies.

Art Basel Hong Kong: The Best Booths to Visit at the Art Fair
Art Basel Hong Kong: The Best Booths to Visit at the Art Fair
Another Magazine March 28, 2024

As Art Basel returns to full scale in Hong Kong, we spotlight seven galleries exhibiting at the 2024 edition of the fair

Guadalupe Maravilla: Si no sanas hoy, sanarás mañana · Featuring Maravilla and Eugenie Tsai
Guadalupe Maravilla: Si no sanas hoy, sanarás mañana · Featuring Maravilla and Eugenie Tsai
Brooklyn Rail March 26, 2024

Artist Guadalupe Maravilla joins curator Eugenie Tsai for a conversation.

5 Gallerists on What It Means to Support Women Artists Today
5 Gallerists on What It Means to Support Women Artists Today
Artsy March 22, 2024

For decades, women gallerists have worked with women artists to create networks of support, friendship, and research that seek to challenge the male-dominated environment of the art world. Today, they continue to maintain the urgency of this project in a myriad of different ways.

Gerald Lovell Finds Beauty in the Mundane
Gerald Lovell Finds Beauty in the Mundane
Office March 19, 2024

Whether it's the simplicity of a dinner or the moment of contact in a warm embrace, Lovell immortalizes the ephemera in his canvases. And with verde, Lovell embarks on a journey of self-discovery through monumental portraits that invited viewers into the depths of his mind. 

Collectors Rob & Eric Thomas-Suwall Share Standout Lots from the 2024 Fire Island Artist Residency Benefit Auction
Collectors Rob & Eric Thomas-Suwall Share Standout Lots from the 2024 Fire Island Artist Residency Benefit Auction
Artsy March 14, 2024

The 2024 Fire Island Artist Residency (FIAR) benefit auction is special for both its cause and curators. This year’s sale, which runs from March 15th through 28th on Artsy, is curated by collectors Rob and Eric Thomas-Suwall.

British Museum Taps Hew Locke to Explore Its Colonial Legacy in New Exhibition
British Museum Taps Hew Locke to Explore Its Colonial Legacy in New Exhibition
Artnet March 13, 2024

After decades of visiting the British Museum, Locke presents overlooked objects and under-explored histories.

Launch for Martin Wong’s Footprints, Poems, and Leaves and Das Puke Book
Launch for Martin Wong’s Footprints, Poems, and Leaves and Das Puke Book
Poetry Project March 13, 2024

Please join P·P·O·W, Primary Information, and The Poetry Project in celebrating the publication of Martin Wong’s Footprints, Poems, and Leaves and Das Puke Book! Featuring readings by John Ahearn, Wo Chan, Lydia Cortés, Christopher “Daze” Ellis, Antonia Kuo, Eugene Lim, and Emily Zhou!

In the shadow of the American dream: David Wojnarowicz at MoMA
In the shadow of the American dream: David Wojnarowicz at MoMA
Wallpaper March 12, 2024

Wojnarowicz's work is featured in a new exhibition at MoMA along with his contemporaries from the Eighties New York downtown scene

Editor's Picks: Rediscovering Martin Wong’s Playful Vignettes
Editor's Picks: Rediscovering Martin Wong’s Playful Vignettes
Frieze February 23, 2024

Other highlights include the culinary cinema of Fredrick Wiseman and Bei Dao's poetics on life in exile

Guadalupe Maravilla · Sound Ceremonies
Guadalupe Maravilla · Sound Ceremonies
392 Broadway March 6, 7, 8, & 12, 2024

In conjunction with Guadalupe Maravilla’s solo exhibition, Si no sanas hoy, sanarás mañana, P·P·O·W is pleased to present a series of meditations and sound ceremonies on March 6, 7, 8, and 12.

Conversation with Gerald Lovell and Taylor Simmons
Conversation with Gerald Lovell and Taylor Simmons
390 Broadway, 2nd Floor Saturday, February 24, 3:00 - 4:00pm

P·P·O·W is pleased to host an intimate conversation between painters Gerald Lovell and Taylor Simmons in conjunction with their ongoing solo exhibitions, Gerald Lovell: verde, at P·P·O·W and Taylor Simmons: LIMBO = Living Is My Best Option at Helena Anrather.

Inside Ryan Murphy’s Rule-Breaking Redo of an Iconic Midcentury House in LA
Inside Ryan Murphy’s Rule-Breaking Redo of an Iconic Midcentury House in LA
Architectural Digest February 13, 2024

The Hollywood hitmaker curated decor from a range of eras to contrast with the clean lines of his famous abode, Richard Neutra’s 1955 Brown House

What to See in N.Y.C. Galleries in February
What to See in N.Y.C. Galleries in February
The New York Times February 1, 2024

This week, Martha Schwendener covers Astrid Klein’s “photoworks,” the group show “Godzilla” by Asian American artists, David Levine’s hypnotic “Dissolution” and Theaster Gates’s first solo at White Cube.

Venice Biennale Names 331 Artists for 2024 Edition, Titled ‘Foreigners Everywhere’
Venice Biennale Names 331 Artists for 2024 Edition, Titled ‘Foreigners Everywhere’
ARTnews January 31, 2024

The Venice Biennale, arguably the world’s most important recurring art exhibition, has named the 331 artists and collectives that will participate in this year’s edition, set to run from April 20 to November 24.

Art, Colonialism and the Royal Academy: 250 Years and Now What?
Art, Colonialism and the Royal Academy: 250 Years and Now What?
ArtReview January 30, 2024

‘Entangled Pasts, 1768–now’ and the exhibition history the RA hopes to be part of

Carolee Schneemann: Of Course You Can/Don’t You Dare at P·P·O·W Gallery
Carolee Schneemann: Of Course You Can/Don’t You Dare at P·P·O·W Gallery
Whitehot Magazine January 29, 2024
P·P·O·W to Represent Hortensia Mi Kafchin
P·P·O·W to Represent Hortensia Mi Kafchin
P·P·O·W January 24, 2024

P·P·O·W is pleased to announce the co-representation of Berlin-based artist Hortensia Mi Kafchin with Galerie Judin.

This Week in Culture: January 22 - 28
This Week in Culture: January 22 - 28
Cultured January 22, 2024

Welcome to This Week in Culture, a weekly agenda of show openings and events in major cities across the globe. From galleries to institutions and one-of-a-kind happenings, our ongoing survey highlights the best of contemporary culture, for those willing to make the journey.

Rrose performs James Tenney's "Having Never Written a Note for Percussion"
Rrose performs James Tenney's "Having Never Written a Note for Percussion"
392 Broadway Thursday, January 18, 2024

The Carolee Schneemann Foundation and P·P·O·W, in conjunction with our current exhibition Carolee Schneemann: Of Course You Can / Don’t You Dare, are pleased to announce Rrose’s performance of James Tenney’s “Having Never Written a Note for Percussion”.

Panel Discussion with Katharine Kuharic and Kurt Kauper
Panel Discussion with Katharine Kuharic and Kurt Kauper
Moderated by TM Davy Friday, January 12, 2024

P·P·O·W is pleased to host a conversation between painters Katharine Kuharic and Kurt Kauper in conjunction with Kuharic’s ongoing solo exhibition, The Foliated Room. Moderated by artist TM Davy, the conversation will explore both artists’ distinct approaches to image-making, shared affinity for multilayered symbolism, and interest in cultivating open-ended narratives through figurative painting.

Robin F. Williams
Robin F. Williams
Artforum January 2024

Morán Morán

The Top 50 Exhibitions of 2023
The Top 50 Exhibitions of 2023
Hyperallergic December 29, 2023

We asked our staff and contributors to look back on a year in art around the world, from major museum shows to unexpected gems in alternative spaces.

P·P·O·W Highlights Katharine Kuharic's Examination of Mortality, Sexuality, and Connection to Nature
P·P·O·W Highlights Katharine Kuharic's Examination of Mortality, Sexuality, and Connection to Nature
Widewalls December 23, 2023

Meticulous in approach, Katharine Kuharic fuses multilayered representational elements and vibrant colors in her socially charged paintings, transforming them into compelling, dream-like narratives about the contemporary condition.

Carolee Schneemann’s Anti-Inspirations
Carolee Schneemann’s Anti-Inspirations
Surface December 22, 2023

The first major display of the late artist’s work since her death in 2019 explores the impact of the people she loved and the work she hated.

What Sustained Us 2023: Visual Art
What Sustained Us 2023: Visual Art
BOMB December 19, 2023

For this year-end list, BOMB asked Zoë Buckman, Jennifer Ling Datchuk, Sean Fader, Hilary Harkness, Justine Kurland, Le’Andra LeSeur, Sahana Ramakrishnan, Tracey Rose, Jason Stopa, Pace Taylor, and Quay Quinn Wolf to tell us what sustained them.

The Defining Artworks of 2023
The Defining Artworks of 2023
ARTnews December 18, 2023

The Defining Artworks of 2023

Guadalupe Maravilla’s Healing Instrument
Guadalupe Maravilla’s Healing Instrument
Elephant December 15, 2023

Art fair fatigue is real, but seeing these pieces made trekking through the convention center's maze of booths worthwhile.

8 Latinx Artists You Should Know
8 Latinx Artists You Should Know
Art & Object December 13, 2023

These contemporary Latinx artists have made vital contributions to the art world. From the thought-provoking textile and light installations of Gabriel Dawe to the explorations of power structures of Augustina Woodgate, and the re-examinations of ancient imagery of Claudia Peña Salinas, these eight artists have impacted how we see our communities, our culture, and the natural world. 

Franklin Furnace
Franklin Furnace
Brooklyn Rail December 2023 - January 2024
Painting Outside the Lines
Painting Outside the Lines
W Magazine December 13, 2023

Contemporary female artists are approaching abstraction with an eye toward the inner world.

The 10 best art exhibitions we saw in 2023
The 10 best art exhibitions we saw in 2023
Time Out December 11, 2023

Hundreds of exhibitions, but only ten can win

For Guadalupe Maravilla, Making Art Is a Form of Healing
For Guadalupe Maravilla, Making Art Is a Form of Healing
W Magazine December 11, 2023

The El Salvadorian artist muses on sound therapy, trauma, and his own migration journey to the U.S. in a new show at Ballroom Marfa.

10 Must-See Booths at Art Basel Miami Beach
10 Must-See Booths at Art Basel Miami Beach
Elephant December 9, 2023

With 277 galleries from 39 countries, the 21st edition of Art Basel Miami Beach presents more showstopping art than could possibly be seen over its three-day public run from 8 - 11 December.

Art Basel Miami Beach's 21st Edition Marks a Milestone in the Fair's History
Art Basel Miami Beach's 21st Edition Marks a Milestone in the Fair's History
Whitehot Magazine December 2023

When the doors flew open on the media preview to this 21st edition of Art Basel Miami Beach, an eager crowd of press and VIPs was greeted by a giant inflatable globe. This, it would seem, is a representation of the globally essential art fair’s limitless reach. And, yes, the globe was made small by the size and scope of the behemoth Art Basel has become. 

The Top Ten Shows in the UK and Ireland in 2023
The Top Ten Shows in the UK and Ireland in 2023
Frieze December 8, 2023

From a posthumous Martin Wong retrospective in Camden to Matthew Arthur Williams’s sensitive debut in Dundee 

The Best New York Art Shows of 2023
The Best New York Art Shows of 2023
Vulture December 7, 2023

Queer cutouts, portable candies, and a retrospective of an American master.

Discover 6 Artists You Shouldn’t Miss at This Year’s Art Basel Miami Beach
Discover 6 Artists You Shouldn’t Miss at This Year’s Art Basel Miami Beach
Cultured Magazine December 7, 2023

As the fair opens for previews, these talents—representing a range of mediums and creative perspectives—are drawing attention in Miami.

Best Art of 2023
Best Art of 2023
The New York Times December 7, 2023

In addition to its impressionist matchup “Manet/Degas,” the Met unveiled Lauren Halsey’s spectacular new rooftop installation. Our critics weigh in on this year’s most thrilling shows.

On the cover: Robin F Williams interview
On the cover: Robin F Williams interview
Delayed Gratification December 1, 2023

Our cover art for the new issue of Delayed Gratification is Matched by artist Robin F Williams. Robin is a New York-based artist known for her large-scale paintings of female figures. In November 2023 she partnered with New York gallery and art dealer Pace Prints to release Matched, with the proceeds going to Fair Fight, the Georgia-based voting rights organisation set up by Democratic political leader Stacey Abrams.

Four Collectors Reveal What Makes Miami Tick Ahead of the City's Art Week
Four Collectors Reveal What Makes Miami Tick Ahead of the City's Art Week
Cultured Magazine December 1, 2023

Tara and Jack Benmeleh, Dennis Scholl, and Pilar Crespi Robert share how life in Miami shaped the development of their very different art collections.

Göteborg International Biennial for Contemporary Art
Göteborg International Biennial for Contemporary Art
Artforum December 2023
33 Must-See Exhibitions to Visit This Winter
33 Must-See Exhibitions to Visit This Winter
ARTnews December 1, 2023

Winter is usually a sleepy season for museums across the world. Fall exhibitions remain on view with the hope of luring visitors during the cold months while curators typically prep big retrospectives for the spring. But that will not entirely be the case this time around.

With Metal Studs and Baby Figurines, mosie romney Transforms Canvases Into Gripping Dreamscapes
With Metal Studs and Baby Figurines, mosie romney Transforms Canvases Into Gripping Dreamscapes
Cultured Magazine November 30, 2023

The artist, who recently staged their first solo exhibition with PPOW, is known for their compelling mix of mythological and spiritual subject matter.

Collector Estrellita B Brodsky: ‘They discounted any subject that had to do with Latin American art’
Collector Estrellita B Brodsky: ‘They discounted any subject that had to do with Latin American art’
Financial Times November 24, 2023

The curator and philanthropist promotes the artists of the region through acquisition, writing and lectures

Discover highlights from the 2023 Art Basel Miami Beach Conversations program
Discover highlights from the 2023 Art Basel Miami Beach Conversations program
Art Basel November 27, 2023

Chance the Rapper, artist María Magdalena Campos-Pons, and philanthropist Estrellita B. Brodsky are among those who will take the stage

The Smithsonian's Hirshhorn Museum acquired more than 80 works over the past year
The Smithsonian's Hirshhorn Museum acquired more than 80 works over the past year
The Art Newspaper November 22, 2023

Ranging from painting to installation and beyond, the latest additions to the museum's holdings include contemporary voices as well as legends like Nam June Paik and Robert Irwin

This Week in Culture: November 20 - 26
This Week in Culture: November 20 - 26
Cultured Magazine November 20, 2023

Christian Ludwig Attersee, Dyani White Hawk, Carolee Schneemann, Pope.L, and more are on view in exhibition openings across the globe.

A Painter’s New Civil War
A Painter’s New Civil War
Vulture November 17, 2023

The work of Hilary Harkness makes me think of early Renaissance paintings with their dazzling detail, lyrical line, delicate parts, and highly keyed local color. The sense that you are seeing everything at once. Except the subject matter is a bit different. 

Downtown Dealers Talks · Tara Downs Gallery
Downtown Dealers Talks · Tara Downs Gallery
November 15, 2023

Elizabeth Dee in conversation with Alan Belcher, James Fuentes, and Wendy Olsoff

How Queer artists paint male intimacy today
How Queer artists paint male intimacy today
Art Basel November 14, 2023

What to show, and how to show it, is being recontextualized by a new generation of creatives

Vibrational Healing Helped Save Artist Guadalupe Maravilla’s Life. Now, He’s Looking To Pass On the Message
Vibrational Healing Helped Save Artist Guadalupe Maravilla’s Life. Now, He’s Looking To Pass On the Message
Cultured Magazine November 7, 2023

The Salvadoran artist has blended Indigenous traditions, sound therapy, and symbolism to create a transformative exhibition that is embarking on a tour across Texas.

‘Hilary Harkness: Prisoners From the Front’ Review: A Retouched Portrait of the Civil War
‘Hilary Harkness: Prisoners From the Front’ Review: A Retouched Portrait of the Civil War
The Wall Street Journal November 3, 2023

The painter’s first solo show in a decade, at PPOW, offers an imaginative alternate history set immediately before, during and after the War Between the States.

The 10 Best Booths at ADAA: The Art Show 2023
The 10 Best Booths at ADAA: The Art Show 2023
Artsy November 2, 2023

On the heels of a bustling month of art fairs in London and Paris, the Art Dealers Association of America (ADAA) ushered in its 35th edition of The Art Show in New York. This year’s fair, running from November 2nd to 5th at the historic Park Avenue Armory, features 78 ADAA member galleries and includes solo artist presentations.

The Best of the 2023 Edition of The Art Show
The Best of the 2023 Edition of The Art Show
Whitewall November 2, 2023

This year, which marks the 35th year of the fair and the 130th anniversary of Henry Street Settlement, many galleries chose to bring solo booths by artists, providing opportunities for viewers to immerse themselves in the artists on view, while also providing a bit more scholarship and in-depth reading of each artist, and Whitewall picked its five favorite solo presentations.

The Artful Life: 6 Things Galerie Editors Love This Week
The Artful Life: 6 Things Galerie Editors Love This Week
Galerie Magazine November 1, 2023

From Doyle’s new gallery space in Charleston to Chris Wolston’s whimsical pieces installed at Hotel Bel-Air

What to See in N.Y.C. Galleries in November
What to See in N.Y.C. Galleries in November
The New York Times November 1, 2023

Want to see new art in New York this weekend? Check out a compact Edward Hopper exhibition in the Upper East Side, and don’t miss Arthur Dove’s visionary landscapes and Hilary Harkness’s jewel-like canvases in TriBeCa.

Hilary Harkness Interviewed by Ksenia M. Soboleva
Hilary Harkness Interviewed by Ksenia M. Soboleva
BOMB October 30, 2023

Paintings that offer semi-real and entirely imagined historical narratives.

UTA Artist Space Director Zuzanna Ciolek on the L.A. Art Scene
UTA Artist Space Director Zuzanna Ciolek on the L.A. Art Scene
Women's Wear Daily October 27, 2023

The Hollywood powerhouse agency has been showcasing art in its Beverly Hills gallery space, as well as in Atlanta and New York. 

The Love Letters of David Wojnarowicz
The Love Letters of David Wojnarowicz
The New Yorker October 24, 2023

The artist’s correspondence with a Parisian boyfriend offers a glimpse of his life before AIDS.

Hilary Harkness, Reimagining Civil War Paintings, Revels in Uncomfortable Contradictions
Hilary Harkness, Reimagining Civil War Paintings, Revels in Uncomfortable Contradictions
The New York Sun October 23, 2023

She tweaks history with witty and often disturbing panache.

The Serious Playfulness of Hilary Harkness
The Serious Playfulness of Hilary Harkness
Brooklyn Magazine October 22, 2023

The artist has a new show that deconstructs the Civil War, Gertrude Stein, queer desire and Ernest Hemingway

Our guide to what’s highbrow, lowbrow, brilliant, and despicable.

Hilary Harkness’s Intricate Paintings Confront America’s Troubled History
Hilary Harkness’s Intricate Paintings Confront America’s Troubled History
Elephant October 20, 2023
Dear Jean Pierre Book Launch · Friday, October 20, 7pm
Dear Jean Pierre Book Launch · Friday, October 20, 7pm
October 20, 2023

P·P·O·W's presentation at Paris+ will coincide with the Parisian launch of Dear Jean Pierre at After8 Books on Friday, October 20, 7pm. 

Jimmy DeSana’s luscious suburban wastelands
Jimmy DeSana’s luscious suburban wastelands
Chicago Reader October 17, 2023

The artist’s first solo exhibition in Chicago raises questions about how queer people want or are allowed to exist in certain spaces.

The second edition of Paris+ par Art Basel returns to Grand Palais Éphémère and its extension on the Champ de Mars with a selection of 154 leading galleries from 33 countries and territories. 

An Intimate Record of a Love: On David Wojnarowicz’s “Dear Jean Pierre”
An Intimate Record of a Love: On David Wojnarowicz’s “Dear Jean Pierre”
Los Angeles Review of Books October 14, 2023
Artists to Watch This Month: 10 Solo Gallery Shows in New York Not to Miss in October
Artists to Watch This Month: 10 Solo Gallery Shows in New York Not to Miss in October
Artnet News October 14, 2023

There is nothing better than a crisp autumn day for gallery hopping and, luckily, New York’s gallery shows are changing as fast as the weather. We’ve surveyed the solo show landscape and there’s plenty to peep besides leaves this October.

Art Basel’s Paris edition returns as the city’s market grows
Art Basel’s Paris edition returns as the city’s market grows
Financial Times October 13, 2023

Head of fairs Vincenzo de Bellis says Paris+ par Art Basel will be more noticeable throughout the capital

Top 10 Must-See Exhibitors at Frieze 2023: The Elephant Roundup
Top 10 Must-See Exhibitors at Frieze 2023: The Elephant Roundup
Elephant October 11, 2023

Elephant’s Art Features Editor, Emily Burke, starts her visit at Frieze London

The U.K. Is Rolling Out a New ‘Retain and Explain’ Policy Regarding Its Controversial Public Statues
The U.K. Is Rolling Out a New ‘Retain and Explain’ Policy Regarding Its Controversial Public Statues
Artnet News October 10, 2023

British artist Hew Locke, whose past work has engaged with controversial public statues, weighed in on the new guidelines.

JJAGƗYƗ: AIR OF LIFE
JJAGƗYƗ: AIR OF LIFE
Artishock October 6, 2023
Contemporary art and music fixture Ballroom Marfa revels in 20-year anniversary
Contemporary art and music fixture Ballroom Marfa revels in 20-year anniversary
The Big Bend Sentinel October 4, 2023
Conversation · Carlos Motta and Bernardo Mosqueira
Conversation · Carlos Motta and Bernardo Mosqueira
October 4, 2023

P·P·O·W is pleased to host a conversation between artist Carlos Motta and curator Bernardo Mosqueira in conjunction with Jjagɨyɨ: Air of Life | Carlos Motta with Elio Miraña, ELO, Gil Farekatde Maribba, Higinio Bautista, Kiyedekago, Rosita, and Yoí nanegü.

Contemporary art and music fixture Ballroom Marfa revels in 20-year anniversary
Contemporary art and music fixture Ballroom Marfa revels in 20-year anniversary
The Big Bend Sentinel October 4, 2023
Robin F. Williams Once Again Changes the Perceptions of Painting in "Watch Yourself" @ Morán Morán, Mexico City
Robin F. Williams Once Again Changes the Perceptions of Painting in "Watch Yourself" @ Morán Morán, Mexico City
Juxtapoz October 4, 2023

Morán Morán, Mexico City // September 20, 2023 - November 04, 2023

The Made in LA Biennial Is All About Diaspora
The Made in LA Biennial Is All About Diaspora
Hyperallergic October 3, 2023

The 39 artists and collectives in the sixth edition of the Hammer Museum’s show call LA home but make visible legacies of migration that have built and shaped the city.

Review: Art made during — and despite — the pandemic informs the Hammer’s ‘Made in L.A.’ 2023 biennial
Review: Art made during — and despite — the pandemic informs the Hammer’s ‘Made in L.A.’ 2023 biennial
Los Angeles Times October 3, 2023
A Portfolio: Grace Carney
A Portfolio: Grace Carney
Juxtapoz October 2, 2023

On today's A Portfolio, we look into the roster at PPOW in NYC and see the works of up-and-coming and buzzworthy abstract painter, Grace Carney. 

The Hammer Museum's 2023 Made in LA Biennial Contains Surprises for Even the Most Cultured Angeleno
The Hammer Museum's 2023 Made in LA Biennial Contains Surprises for Even the Most Cultured Angeleno
Cultured October 2, 2023

“Acts of Living,” the sixth iteration of the Hammer Museum's biennial exhibition Made in LA, pays special attention to the work of Latinx and Indigenous artists.

15 New York Gallery Shows That Altered the Course of Contemporary Art
15 New York Gallery Shows That Altered the Course of Contemporary Art
The New York Times Style Magazine September 25, 2023

From Jackson Pollock’s solo debut to Philip Guston’s recent retrospective, a look at the exhibitions that have shaped the city’s art scene and the culture at large.

As shipping costs rise, galleries get creative
As shipping costs rise, galleries get creative
Art Basel September 25, 2023

From building and packing crates in-house to flying in artists to create the work locally, galleries are finding new ways to minimize transport spend and cut carbon emissions

Pepón Osorio’s First Museum Survey in 30 Years Presented a Moving Exploration of Radical Intimacy
Pepón Osorio’s First Museum Survey in 30 Years Presented a Moving Exploration of Radical Intimacy
ARTnews September 21, 2023

Pepón Osorio’s beating heart was recently on display in New York, as part of his largest solo exhibition to date at the New Museum. After four decades as an artist, working predominantly as a storyteller in and for tight-knit communities of Latinx and Caribbean, working-class folk, this exhibition, titled “My Beating Heart/Mi Corazón Latiente,” was a triumph.

Grace Carney’s Meditative Abstract Oil Paintings Are Causing a Stir with Collectors
Grace Carney’s Meditative Abstract Oil Paintings Are Causing a Stir with Collectors
Galerie Magazine September 15, 2023

The rising star is readying her largest canvases to date for her first solo show, taking place this winter at P·P·O·W gallery in Lower Manhattan

Pepón Osorio
Pepón Osorio
Sculpture September 14, 2023
Representing Ishi Glinsky
Representing Ishi Glinsky
September 14, 2023

P·P·O·W is pleased to announce the co-representation of Los Angeles-based artist Ishi Glinsky with Chris Sharp Gallery, Los Angeles.

Martin Wong “Malicious Mischief” Camden Art Centre / London
Martin Wong “Malicious Mischief” Camden Art Centre / London
Flash Art September 12, 2023
What Happens on Page 76 in This Season’s Books?
What Happens on Page 76 in This Season’s Books?
The New York Times Style Magazine September 12, 2023

The artist mosie romney envisions new releases by Major Jackson, Ayana Mathis and more.

Palm Fronds and Car Parts: Assemblage Art in Los Angeles
Palm Fronds and Car Parts: Assemblage Art in Los Angeles
The New York Times September 11, 2023

The Hammer Museum’s biennial showcases several artists steeped in the scrappy art form, now flourishing in the city.

Me, Tracey Emin and the most remarkable artist I’d never heard of
Me, Tracey Emin and the most remarkable artist I’d never heard of
The Sunday Times September 10, 2023

Martin Wong? Me neither. He came from an era when painting was deemed uncool, irrelevant and, yes, dead — but his work rivals that of Edward Hopper

Five Shows to See in New York During Armory Week
Five Shows to See in New York During Armory Week
Frieze September 8, 2023

From Tuan Andrew Nguyen’s first institutional solo show in the US at the New Museum to Elle Perez’s semi-abstract photographs at 47 Canal

Pepón Osorio Interviewed by Isabella Rafky
Pepón Osorio Interviewed by Isabella Rafky
BOMB September 7, 2023

Groundbreaking installations that feature health, women, and death.

This Week in Culture: September 4 – 10
This Week in Culture: September 4 – 10
Cultured Magazine September 4, 2023

As September rolls in with a litany of art events, including the annual Armory Show, here are the 11 blockbuster shows you need to see in New York.

10 Standout Gallery Exhibitions to See during Armory Week 2023
10 Standout Gallery Exhibitions to See during Armory Week 2023
Artsy September 4, 2023

Here are 10 standout shows on view during Armory Week.

How David Wojnarowicz Met the First Great Love of His Life
How David Wojnarowicz Met the First Great Love of His Life
Another Magazine September 4, 2023

On a dark night in 1970s Paris, David Wojnarowicz encountered Jean Pierre Delage and formed an unforgettable connection; the new book Dear Jean Pierre brings together three years of their correspondence

Cantonese Cowboy
Cantonese Cowboy
Morning Star August, 2023

JAN WOOLF is sucked into a unique vision of the urban US from the perspective of immigrant and queer communities

11 Artists Having a Major Moment This Fall
11 Artists Having a Major Moment This Fall
Artsy September 1, 2023

Each fall, as the art fair season resurges and galleries open ambitious new shows, a fresh cohort of burgeoning talent captures the art world’s attention. This season is no different, as many artists that have recently joined gallery rosters present debut solo shows, and many others mount new bodies of work to go on view at international fairs, including The Armory Show, Frieze Seoul, and Frieze London.

Here, we share 11 such artists who we’ll be watching this fall.

The 100 Greatest New York City Artworks, Ranked
The 100 Greatest New York City Artworks, Ranked
ARTnews August 29, 2023

Below, the 100 greatest works about New York City.

The Surreal Nudes of Heji Shin
The Surreal Nudes of Heji Shin
The New Yorker August 25, 2023

Plus: The return of “Oldboy”; the maximalist visionary Pepón Osorio; the folksinger Iris DeMent; and more.

‘Dear Jean Pierre’ is a portrait of a young man on fire
‘Dear Jean Pierre’ is a portrait of a young man on fire
Document Journal August 25, 2023

In its collection of approximately 300 letters, postcards, sketches, Xeroxes, and photographs, the book charts a young man finding himself through art, love, and loss

10 Art Shows We Can’t Wait to See This Fall
10 Art Shows We Can’t Wait to See This Fall
Vulture August 24, 2023

A wealth of dazzling exhibitions will renew your faith in art’s capacity to do more than mint money.

Prisoners, cruising and Bruce Lee: how the world caught up with artist Martin Wong
Prisoners, cruising and Bruce Lee: how the world caught up with artist Martin Wong
The Guardian August 22, 2023

The Chinese-American’s queer, multilingual painting’s used to be difficult to decode. But as a new retrospective of his politically prophetic work becomes a surprise summer hit, has his time finally come?

SFMOMA Announces Acquisition of More Than 100 Objects, Including Works by Pacita Abad, Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller, Barbara Chase-Riboud, An-My Lê, Tau Lewis, Ilana Savdie, William T. Williams and Haegue Yang, Among Many Others
SFMOMA Announces Acquisition of More Than 100 Objects, Including Works by Pacita Abad, Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller, Barbara Chase-Riboud, An-My Lê, Tau Lewis, Ilana Savdie, William T. Williams and Haegue Yang, Among Many Others
SF MOMA August 10, 2023

New Additions Reflect SFMOMA’s Collecting Priorities, Including Works by Artists Connected to the Bay Area

"One Day This Boy...": How David Wojnarowicz Gave Me Life
"One Day This Boy...": How David Wojnarowicz Gave Me Life
ArtReview August 3, 2023

The author of I Will Greet the Sun Again chronicles a personal relationship with the late artist and his defiant, fiery work. 

Harry Gould Harvey IV: "Sick Metal: at P.P.O.W. Gallery
Harry Gould Harvey IV: "Sick Metal: at P.P.O.W. Gallery
Whitehot Magazine August 2023

Harry Gould Harvey IV: Sick Metal
P.P.O.W. Gallery
Through August 4, 2023

Harry Gould Harvey IV Assembles Post-Industrial Cosmologies
Harry Gould Harvey IV Assembles Post-Industrial Cosmologies
Frieze August 1, 2023

At P.P.O.W, New York, the artist presents drawings, sculptures and installations created from the material and spiritual detritus of his Massachusetts hometown

Pepón Osorio Pushes the Bounds of Public Art
Pepón Osorio Pushes the Bounds of Public Art
Smithsonian Magazine July 31, 2023

The Puerto Rican artist emphasizes community in installations crafted from everyday objects

4 Must-See Art Exhibitions in New York This Summer
4 Must-See Art Exhibitions in New York This Summer
Design Milk July 25, 2023

New York galleries are currently observing “summer hours” (closed on weekends), but there are some exceptional under-the-radar gems worth sneaking out of work a little early on a weekday. Innovation, curiosity, intelligence, and visual sparks link my four favorite gallery exhibitions on view now in New York.

Never Quite Together: Martin Wong
Never Quite Together: Martin Wong
Spike July 20, 2023

A painter of urban brick abandonment, Chinatown merchants, and kissing inmates, Martin Wong is having a moment, kindled by an interest in intersectional figuration twenty years after his death. Yet his images of society’s margins are as enigmatic as they are empathetic: Hot yet held back, they reflect his desire to be both one with and apart from the worlds he drifted into.

What A.I.R. Gallery Taught Us
What A.I.R. Gallery Taught Us
Something Curated July 11, 2023

The legacy of A.I.R. Gallery is a testament to its innovative spirit and commitment to supporting women’s voices in the art world. In conjunction with Dotty Attie’s What Surprised Them Most, a survey exhibition of works from 1974 to 2023, P·P·O·W, New York, hosted a panel discussion in July 2023, with Attie and fellow A.I.R. Gallery founding members Judith Bernstein and Daria Dorosh. 

P.P.O.W's Four Decades of Courage and Compassion in the Face of Crisis
P.P.O.W's Four Decades of Courage and Compassion in the Face of Crisis
Artsy July 18, 2023

In spite of the tumult and financial precarity that accompanies an endeavor as risky as theirs, P.P.O.W—named after the initials of its founders—has prospered through four successive locations across Manhattan. Today in Tribeca, the gallery has made a name for itself as a hub of collective care, where trust and resilience circulate.

The Artist’s Wounded Heart
The Artist’s Wounded Heart
The New York Times July 13, 2023

At the New Museum, Pepón Osorio’s exhilarating assemblages and installations hold a mirror up to Latino communities and reflect his experiences in Puerto Rico and New York.

Panel Discussion · The Legacy of A.I.R. Gallery
Panel Discussion · The Legacy of A.I.R. Gallery
A conversation with Dotty Attie, Daria Dorosh, and Judith Bernstein Moderated by Catherine Morris Wednesday, July 12, 2023

In conjunction with Dotty Attie’s What Surprised Them Most, a survey exhibition of major works from 1974 to 2023, P·P·O·W is pleased to host a panel discussion with Attie and fellow A.I.R. Gallery founding members Judith Bernstein and Daria Dorosh.

15 Art Shows to See in New York This July
15 Art Shows to See in New York This July
Hyperallergic July 11, 2023

This month: love, beauty, kink, and Purell bottles with works by Pepón Osorio, Kahlil Gibran, Gego, Susan Chen, and others.

Pepón Osorio, New Museum review — affecting exhibition makes the heart beat again
Pepón Osorio, New Museum review — affecting exhibition makes the heart beat again
Financial Times July 11, 2023

The artist is not afraid to be bold with his emotions as he examines family, race and masculinity

Clementine Keith-Roach Mines the Ancient Past to Create Striking, Surrealist Sculptures
Clementine Keith-Roach Mines the Ancient Past to Create Striking, Surrealist Sculptures
Galerie Magazine July 10, 2023

Pushing herself into daring new territory, the British rising star she will be creating an installation inspired by ruins for a joint exhibition with her husband at Ben Hunter gallery in London in October

Clément Delépine: ‘It’s time for culture to break down barriers’
Clément Delépine: ‘It’s time for culture to break down barriers’
Art Basel July 10, 2023

The director of Paris+ par Art Basel unveils the highlights of the forthcoming 2023 edition

Six Times Right-Wing Groups Went After Artists
Six Times Right-Wing Groups Went After Artists
Hyperallergic July 5, 2023

Throughout history, conservatives have consistently targeted artists creating works outside of their agenda.

How Graffiti Left a Mark on the Art Scene
How Graffiti Left a Mark on the Art Scene
Smithsonian Magazine July/August 2023

Hip-hop’s street artists created a splashy new genre that burst into galleries and museums

Pepón Osorio Brings All Kinds of Community to His Sprawling New Museum Show
Pepón Osorio Brings All Kinds of Community to His Sprawling New Museum Show
W Magazine June 29, 2023

Pepón Osorio is not like other artists.

Martin Wong: Malicious Mischief
Martin Wong: Malicious Mischief
Studio International June 28, 2023

A survey of the Chinese American artist confirms him as one of the most unusual, ingenious and forceful painters of his time

The Many Lives of Martin Wong
The Many Lives of Martin Wong
ArtReview June 27, 2023

The transgressive legacy of the late Chinese-American artist resists his subsequent commodification as a sanitised ‘unsung hero’ of gay art history 

Artist Ishi Glinsky Listens to Los Angeles Dodgers Games While He Paints
Artist Ishi Glinsky Listens to Los Angeles Dodgers Games While He Paints
Cultured Magazine June 23, 2023

Ahead of shows this summer at the Hessel Museum of Art and the North American Pavilion in London, the artist shares his sonic influences and vision of Los Angeles.

The ARTnews Guide to Performance Art, Part 2: 1950s to the Present
The ARTnews Guide to Performance Art, Part 2: 1950s to the Present
ARTnews June 23, 2023

The most salient development for performance art after 1950, though, was the sheer number of artists who embraced it. What follows, then, is a necessarily abridged account of this fascinating chapter in art history.

Martin Wong’s Paintings Are an Ethereal Exploration of Otherness
Martin Wong’s Paintings Are an Ethereal Exploration of Otherness
Another Magazine June 21, 2023

Through his politically radical paintings, Martin Wong sought to highlight marginalised communities in late 20th-century San Francisco and New York

Martin Wong, the perennial outsider, answers back
Martin Wong, the perennial outsider, answers back
Art Basel June 21, 2023

John Yau remembers an inimitable artist who embraced his queerness, and wonders what he might say about his acceptance into the mainstream today

Naming Martin Wong
Naming Martin Wong
Panorama Spring, 2023
The Best Booths at Art Basel, From a Poignant Reflection on Memory to a Broken ‘Clean Slate’
The Best Booths at Art Basel, From a Poignant Reflection on Memory to a Broken ‘Clean Slate’
ARTnews June 14, 2023

Carolee Schneemann at P.P.O.W

5 Late LGBTQ+ Artists Finally Getting Their Due
5 Late LGBTQ+ Artists Finally Getting Their Due
Artsy June 9, 2023

Here, we spotlight five LGBTQ+ artists who, while not fully appreciated during their lifetimes, are being recognized posthumously in the art world today. 

Controlled Burnings: Hiller, Latham, Schneemann
Controlled Burnings: Hiller, Latham, Schneemann
Brooklyn Rail June 2023
P·P·O·W to Represent Pepón Osorio
P·P·O·W to Represent Pepón Osorio
June 1, 2023

P·P·O·W is pleased to announce the representation of multi-disciplinary artist Pepón Osorio

25 Pathbreaking Asian American Artists Whose Names You Need to Know
25 Pathbreaking Asian American Artists Whose Names You Need to Know
ARTnews May 27, 2023

As Asian American and Pacific Islander History Month winds down, it’s important to note how many AAPI artists, architects, collectors, and activists have changed the course of art history in the United States and around the world. Here are 25 Asian American and Pacific Islander artists who have made key contributions to modern and contemporary art in a variety of mediums, styles, and movements.

 

The best London art exhibitions to see in June 2023
The best London art exhibitions to see in June 2023
TimeOut May 26, 2023

Sun's out, art's out.

Editor’s Picks: Isabel Waidner’s Hotly Anticipated New Novel
Editor’s Picks: Isabel Waidner’s Hotly Anticipated New Novel
Frieze May 26, 2023

Other highlights include a collection of poetry and ephemera by US writer John Wieners and a beautiful monograph of the Scottish painter Carole Gibbons.

The best patios to eat and drink on in Boston for Memorial Day Weekend
The best patios to eat and drink on in Boston for Memorial Day Weekend
TimeOut May 26, 2023

Take the water shuttle over to the ICA’s Eastie outpost and explore the new Guadalupe Maravilla: Mariposa Relámpago exhibit. At its center is Mariposa Relámpago (Lightning Butterfly), a newly commissioned work for the ICA Watershed and the artist’s largest sculpture to date. 

Step inside Guadalupe Maravilla’s sculptures at the ICA Watershed and prepare to heal
Step inside Guadalupe Maravilla’s sculptures at the ICA Watershed and prepare to heal
The Boston Globe May 25, 2023

The artist’s traumatic journey from El Salvador to the US pervades his work, but his intention is repair. 

10 New Artist Auction Records Set in May 2023
10 New Artist Auction Records Set in May 2023
Artsy May 25, 2023

Robin F. Williams’s practice employs oil, acrylics, pencils, and pastels, frequently depicting female figures in a range of situations on large-scale canvases. The artist, who is represented by P.P.O.W and has more than 109,000 followers on Instagram, is among a number of female figurative artists that have had breakout moments at auction in recent years. 

 

Guadalupe Maravilla Transforms a School Bus into an Immersive Installation for Sound-Based Healing
Guadalupe Maravilla Transforms a School Bus into an Immersive Installation for Sound-Based Healing
Colossal May 25, 2023

Born out of the artist’s traumatic experience immigrating as an unaccompanied minor and suffering from colon cancer as an adult, the ongoing body of work evinces the healing power of sound and vibration. 

BRICKS AND MARTYRS
BRICKS AND MARTYRS
The World of Interiors May 22, 2023

For all his flirtations with oblivion (including a mad dash at binning all his work), Martin Wong was the profane prophet of the Lower East Side’s grimy sublime. Photographed in 1992, just seven years before his death from Aids, the artist’s chaotic apartment – alive with the text and textures of his New York neighbourhood – was just as faithful a portrait of the city as any he painted, teeming with tributes to his sofa-surfers and unsung street-art heroes

SUMMER PREVIEW 2023 MAY 18, 2023 6 Art Shows We Can’t Wait to See this Summer
SUMMER PREVIEW 2023 MAY 18, 2023 6 Art Shows We Can’t Wait to See this Summer
Vulture May 18, 2023

This season we’re getting a unique chance to reassess certain loved and unloved artists.

P·P·O·W Gallery's Founders Wanted to Stay Radical. Now, a New Generation Is Holding Them to It
P·P·O·W Gallery's Founders Wanted to Stay Radical. Now, a New Generation Is Holding Them to It
Cultured Magazine May 18, 2023

Wendy Olsoff and Penny Pilkington founded P·P·O·W in early ‘80s New York. To bring the gallery into its fourth decade, Olsoff's daughter Eden Deering is keeping things fresh.

3 Shows by Female Artists to See in NYC This Spring
3 Shows by Female Artists to See in NYC This Spring
Art & Object May 17, 2023

As the blooms of spring emerge, so does a fresh wave of artistic brilliance in the heart of New York City. This season, the cultural landscape is filled with groundbreaking exhibitions that not only captivate the senses but also honor the remarkable contributions of female artists. In honor of the abundance of art to go see, we rounded up four remarkable shows to see this month. From art pioneer Yayoi Kusama to contemporary trailblazer Hortensia Mi Kafchin, these exhibitions all engage in a profound exploration of each artist’s vision, creativity, and impact.

MURMURS | I'VE GONE TO LOOK FOR AMERICA
MURMURS | I'VE GONE TO LOOK FOR AMERICA
Flaunt May 17, 2023

SEARCHING FOR OPPORTUNITY IN THE SO-CALLED LAND OF IT

Women Shattered Artist Records at Christie’s $98 Million 21st Century Evening Sale
Women Shattered Artist Records at Christie’s $98 Million 21st Century Evening Sale
Observer May 16, 2023

More than half of the auction's lots were created by women.

An Upstart Fair Focused on Art from the 1970s to Open Amid the Cram of Frieze Week
An Upstart Fair Focused on Art from the 1970s to Open Amid the Cram of Frieze Week
Artnews May 16, 2023

With two weeks worth of art fairs in New York, from Independent to Frieze, the city is about to add one more, a new initiative called That ’70s Show.

At Christie’s ‘21st Century’ Auction, the Sound of Records Breaking for Women
At Christie’s ‘21st Century’ Auction, the Sound of Records Breaking for Women
New York Times May 15, 2023

Seven artists achieved new sales benchmarks at Christie’s Contemporary Art sale in New York on Monday night, including Simone Leigh, a star of the 2022 Venice Biennale, and Robin F. Williams, a figurative painter still in her 30s.

Chiffon Thomas by Troy Montes Michie
Chiffon Thomas by Troy Montes Michie
Bomb Magazine May 15, 2023

Transfiguring discarded architectural parts and detritus into new bodies for an alternative, boundless world, Chiffon Thomas rebuilds from rubble.

Leading artists get to work on coronation-inspired artworks following art collection commission
Leading artists get to work on coronation-inspired artworks following art collection commission
Gov.uk May 13, 2023

A selection of leading British and British-based artists have begun work on artworks reflecting on the Coronation.

The Melodrama of Kyle Dunn’s Night Pictures
The Melodrama of Kyle Dunn’s Night Pictures
Elephant May 13, 2023

Depicting a series of distinctly after-hours scenarios, every painting in Kyle Dunn’s ‘Night Pictures’ is a testament to the power of sleeplessness to transform the banal into a melodrama and the self into a well of introspection. 

The Best Booths of New York Art Week 2023
The Best Booths of New York Art Week 2023
Artsy May 12, 2023

The first New York art fair week of 2023 is upon us. 

Dreams and nightmares abound at New York's Independent art fair
Dreams and nightmares abound at New York's Independent art fair
The Art Newspaper May 12, 2023

Some may be anticipating a shift toward abstraction in the contemporary art market at large, but figuration is still front and centre at the Independent art fair this year.

Naked and unafraid
Naked and unafraid
Art Basel May 11, 2023

Art history is filled with nakedness. To be specific, it’s filled with naked women depicted by men.

Kyle Dunn’s Night Fever
Kyle Dunn’s Night Fever
Vulture May 11, 2023

Ten paintings. Each engaging; each mysterious; each stranger than the next.

Sculpture makes a comeback at the Independent Art Fair
Sculpture makes a comeback at the Independent Art Fair
Financial Times May 10, 2023

Long sidelined by flat works which are easier to sell digitally, the 3D is resurgent

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Lighting Queer Shadows: Night Pictures
Lighting Queer Shadows: Night Pictures
Office Magazine May 9, 2023

 

In his newest exhibition showing at the PPOW Gallery, Brooklyn based artist Kyle Dunn captures moments of quiet and sublime intimacy between men.

Floating in the Universe: Suzanne Treister and the Arts at CERN Project
Floating in the Universe: Suzanne Treister and the Arts at CERN Project
Made in Mind May 8, 2023

There is a kind of resonance between the collision of particle beams inside the Large Hadron Collider and Suzanne Treister’s research: a shared tension in wanting to reveal and dilate the possibilities of the manifestation of space and time.

Independent New York 2023 Offers Fresh Perspectives
Independent New York 2023 Offers Fresh Perspectives
Whitewall May 8, 2023

The much-anticipated 14th iteration of Independent New York, a cutting-edge art fair, is on view from May 11-14 at Spring Studios.

Kyle Dunn: Night Pictures
Kyle Dunn: Night Pictures
Brooklyn Rail May 8, 2023

Kyle Dunn’s Night Pictures offers quiet, intimate scenes that hum with depth.

Art of embroidery is an extension of personal identity in 'Strings of Desire'
Art of embroidery is an extension of personal identity in 'Strings of Desire'
STIR World May 7, 2023

The exhibition Strings of Desire at Craft Contemporary in Los Angeles showcases the works of 13 artists who put the art of embroidery at the centre of their multimedia works.

The Artsy Advisor Notebook: May 2023
The Artsy Advisor Notebook: May 2023
Artsy May 5, 2023

In this monthly series, we gather thoughts and highlights from Artsy’s in-house art experts on what they’re seeing, looking forward to, and enjoying in the art world this month.

The Gwangju Biennale charts uncertain new waters
The Gwangju Biennale charts uncertain new waters
Apollo Magazine May 5, 2023

The 14th Gwangju Biennale (until 9 July) takes as its tagline ‘soft and weak like water’ – a phrase inspired by the classical Chinese treatise Tao Te Ching in which Laozi proposed the paradoxical power of the soft and subtle to overcome seemingly insurmountable challenges.

These paintings depict a complex, shadowy view of masculinity
These paintings depict a complex, shadowy view of masculinity
Dazed May 5, 2023

Kyle Dunn’s new exhibition, Night Pictures, studies a single queer protagonist in their most personal and contemplative moments.

Harnessing Scale for Native Visibility
Harnessing Scale for Native Visibility
Hyperallergic May 4, 2023

LA-based artist Ishi Glinsky often works big, enlarging smaller objects to honor the traditional art forms of the Tohono O’odham Nation.

Kyle Dunn’s shadowy exuberance
Kyle Dunn’s shadowy exuberance
Two Coats of Paint May 4, 2023

The theme of nocturnal interiors in Kyle Dunn’s solo show “Night Pictures” at PPOW highlights his fascinating handling of light and shadow.

P·P·O·W to Represent Grace Carney & Mosie Romney
P·P·O·W to Represent Grace Carney & Mosie Romney
May 4, 2023

P·P·O·W is pleased to announce the representation of Grace Carney and Mosie Romney.

Datebook: The Art World’s Summer Happenings to Add to Your Calendar
Datebook: The Art World’s Summer Happenings to Add to Your Calendar
Art in America May 3, 2023
Martin Wong at Berlin’s KW Institute review — Californian psychedelia meets Asian mysticism
Martin Wong at Berlin’s KW Institute review — Californian psychedelia meets Asian mysticism
Financial Times May 2, 2023

The Chinese-American artist emerges as a painter of urban decay who mashed together social and magical realism

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Cement Greenberg #5: Brutally Numb
Cement Greenberg #5: Brutally Numb
Cultbytes May 1, 2023

A bi-monthly collection of mixed reviews.

The Artists Trending This April
The Artists Trending This April
Artsy April 28, 2023

“Trending Now” is a monthly series focused on the artists with a significant growth in followers on Artsy from one month to the next.

The 14th Gwangju Biennale Repeats Planetary Themes for a Reason
The 14th Gwangju Biennale Repeats Planetary Themes for a Reason
Ocula April 26, 2023

At the 14th Gwangju Biennale's press conference, a local journalist probed artistic director Sook-Kyung Lee on the difference between this edition's themes and the one before it.

Painter Martin Wong’s ‘Malicious Mischief’ Surveyed in Striking Berlin Retrospective
Painter Martin Wong’s ‘Malicious Mischief’ Surveyed in Striking Berlin Retrospective
Art in America April 26, 2023

“Malicious Mischief,” the title of KW’s Martin Wong retrospective, hearkens back to a pair of paintings of mustached and muscle-bound prison officers, and, in legal terms, to the crime of willfully damaging another person’s property.

Art Industry News: A Monumental Louise Bourgeois ‘Spider’ Could Rake in $40 Million at Sotheby’s + Other Stories
Art Industry News: A Monumental Louise Bourgeois ‘Spider’ Could Rake in $40 Million at Sotheby’s + Other Stories
Art Net April 25, 2023

Plus, the National Portrait Gallery raises enough money to jointly buy a rare portrait with the Getty and a T-Rex will go on view in Antwerp.

The Andy Warhol Foundation Board Appoints Four New Members
The Andy Warhol Foundation Board Appoints Four New Members
Observer April 25, 2023

The grant-giving foundation preserves Warhol's legacy through research, licensing and advancement of the visual arts.

10 Standout Artists at the 14th Gwangju Biennale
10 Standout Artists at the 14th Gwangju Biennale
Artsy April 24, 2023

As a recurring art event, the Gwangju Biennale carries a heavy burden: to deal with the legacy and trauma of the democratic uprising and the massacre that followed in the city in May 1980, a recent historical event that has not reached its closure.

For Guadalupe Maravilla, optimism is the first medicine
For Guadalupe Maravilla, optimism is the first medicine
Art Basel April 21, 2023

With an installation on view at the 14th Gwangju Biennale and an exhibition at ICA Watershed opening in May 2023, the artist talks about creating space to heal through his art

Hammer biennial announces artist lineup and asks: ‘Why do we make art, who is it for?’
Hammer biennial announces artist lineup and asks: ‘Why do we make art, who is it for?’
Los Angeles Times April 20, 2023
Her Scent Fills the Museum of Sex
Her Scent Fills the Museum of Sex
New York Times April 15, 2023

Marissa Zappas, who has made perfumes with sex workers and astrologers, is the nose behind an exhibit’s provocative new fragrance.

Sarah Schulman and Jim Hubbard on AIDS Coalition To Unleash Power (ACT UP)
Sarah Schulman and Jim Hubbard on AIDS Coalition To Unleash Power (ACT UP)
Saturday, April 15, 2023
5 Artists on the Day Jobs That Helped Them Launch Their Careers
5 Artists on the Day Jobs That Helped Them Launch Their Careers
Artsy

Artists have often been forced to hold down another job in order to make ends meet. For many, being able to leave these second roles in order to focus full time on art is the ultimate goal. 

In Conversation · Shellyne Rodriguez, Sohail Daulatzai, Nerdeen Kiswani, and Dequi Kioni Sadiki
In Conversation · Shellyne Rodriguez, Sohail Daulatzai, Nerdeen Kiswani, and Dequi Kioni Sadiki
April 12, 2023

In conjunction with Shellyne Rodriguez, Third World Mixtapes: The Infrastructure of Feeling, P·P·O·W presented a virtual discussion between Shellyne Rodriguez, Sohail Daulatzai, Nerdeen Kiswani, and Dequi Kioni Sadiki. 

The queer Chinese American artist who captured the underbelly of 80s NY
The queer Chinese American artist who captured the underbelly of 80s NY
i-D April 12, 2023

An exhibition in Berlin pays homage to the boundary-pushing legacy of Martin Wong.

Jimmy DeSana: Submission Reviewed by Conor Williams
Jimmy DeSana: Submission Reviewed by Conor Williams
Bomb Magazine April 10, 2023

A queer photographer’s work ranges from the everyday to abstraction.

Water World: At a Charismatic and Incisive Gwangju Biennale, Artists Navigate Crises
Water World: At a Charismatic and Incisive Gwangju Biennale, Artists Navigate Crises
Art News April 10, 2023

On Thursday night in Gwangju, South Korea, as hundreds took their seats on a plaza for the opening ceremony of the city’s storied art biennial, dark clouds loomed overhead.

15 Art Shows to See in New York This Month
15 Art Shows to See in New York This Month
Hyperallergic April 10, 2023

Your list of must-see, fun, insightful, and very New York art exhibitions to see this April, including Shellyne Rodriguez, Susan Bee, Mandy Al-Sayegh, Corydon Cowansage, and more.

Cinema and Studio: The Night Pictures of Kyle Dunn
Cinema and Studio: The Night Pictures of Kyle Dunn
Juxtapoz April 6, 2023

When we first sat down with Kyle Dunn in NYC back in 2018, he told us, "Times are changing rapidly, and queer imagery seems to finally be leaving the margins of visual culture." 

What to See in N.Y.C. Galleries in April
What to See in N.Y.C. Galleries in April
New York Times April 5, 2023

Want to see new art in the city? Check out Che Lovelace and Tauba Auerbach in Chelsea and Shellyne Rodriguez’s terrific debut exhibition in TriBeCa.

Shellyne Rodriguez on Her Radical Teach-Ins and Vibrant Portraits of the Bronx
Shellyne Rodriguez on Her Radical Teach-Ins and Vibrant Portraits of the Bronx
Art in America April 4, 2023

Shellyne Rodriguez’s exhibition on view at P·P·O·W in New York through April 22 functions as a kind of curriculum.

Portia Munson’s busy, bright installation at 21c Museum Hotel invites deeper contemplation
Portia Munson’s busy, bright installation at 21c Museum Hotel invites deeper contemplation
Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette April 2, 2023

Busy, bright installation invites contemplation

Adam Putnam
Adam Putnam
Artforum April, 2023

In a conversation a few years ago with critic Lauren O’Neill-Butler, Adam Putnam spoke of his interest in what he called “the format of the fragment” and the role it plays in supporting a certain mood of circumspection he wants present in his work—an “ambition to keep things hidden,” as he put it.

The Myth of Agency Around Artists’ Signatures
The Myth of Agency Around Artists’ Signatures
Hyperallergic March 31, 2023

In an art world built on shifting sands, artists’ signatures become symbols of agency for some, and relics of the past for others.

New Directions May Emerge
New Directions May Emerge
e-flux March 30, 2023

Helsinki Biennial 2023 is delighted to share the 29 international artists and collectives participating in its second edition, New Directions May Emerge, curated by Joasia Krysa and produced by HAM Helsinki Art Museum. 

18 Things We Can’t Wait to Do This Spring and Early Summer
18 Things We Can’t Wait to Do This Spring and Early Summer
Boston Magazine March 30, 2023

A highly subjective list of the concerts, festivals, exhibits, plays, and experiences you shouldn't miss this season.

Conversation with Christina Heatherton and Shellyne Rodriguez
Conversation with Christina Heatherton and Shellyne Rodriguez
In conjunction with Shellyne Rodriguez's Third World Mixtapes: The Infrastructure of Feeling March 30, 2023

Join Shellyne Rodriguez and Christina Heatherton for a discussion of Heatherton's recently published book Arise! Global Radicalism in the Era of the Mexican Revolution and the drawings on view in Third World Mixtapes: The Infrastructure of Feeling

22 Best Art Exhibits & Installations In NYC Right Now And Coming Soon
22 Best Art Exhibits & Installations In NYC Right Now And Coming Soon
Secret NYC March 27, 2023

New York City offers some of the best art exhibits in the entire world. From contemporary art to immersive experiences, you'll be sure to find something that will catch your eye.

Five Exhibitions to See in Europe This Spring
Five Exhibitions to See in Europe This Spring
Frieze March 24, 2023

Martin Wong, a queer Chinese American with ranchero flair, was a dynamo of the downtown New York art scene in the 1980s.

Guadalupe Maravilla Invites You on a Healing Journey
Guadalupe Maravilla Invites You on a Healing Journey
Frieze March 22, 2023

At his upcoming show at ICA Watershed, Boston, the artist transports his audience using the power of sound baths.

Martin Wong’s Psychedelic Storefront Reopens for a New Generation
Martin Wong’s Psychedelic Storefront Reopens for a New Generation
Frieze March 22, 2023

On the occasion of the artist’s first major retrospective outside of the US, Travis Diehl considers the 1985 painting ‘Untitled (Green Storefront)’

 

Martin Wong’s “Malicious Mischief”
Martin Wong’s “Malicious Mischief”
E-Flux Criticism March 22, 2023

In depicting a disappeared America, Wong’s retrospective holds a mirror to the lost world which surrounds KW itself.

10 Women Who Found Freedom in Their Art
10 Women Who Found Freedom in Their Art
Cultured Magazine March 22, 2023

This Women’s History Month, CULTURED delves into the magazine’s archives to highlight 10 female artists who confront gender inequities by redefining the erotic, quashing the idea of women’s work, and refusing to go quietly.

Teach-in with Ruth Wilson Gilmore
Teach-in with Ruth Wilson Gilmore
In conjunction with Shellyne Rodriguez's Third World Mixtapes: The Infrastructure of Feeling March 21, 2023

"Abolition: Red, Green & International" Teach-In lead by Ruth Wilson Gilmore at P·P·O·W

What to See in New York This March
What to See in New York This March
Hyperallergic March 8, 2023

Your list of must-see, fun, insightful, and very New York art events this month, including Hew Locke, Saif Azzuz, Miyoko Ito, Shona McAndrew, and more.

This New Museum of Sex Exhibit Is a Garish Display of Female Marketing
This New Museum of Sex Exhibit Is a Garish Display of Female Marketing
Inside Hook March 3, 2023

Artist Portia Munson has been collecting the products for nearly 40 years

Dildos, tampons and fake nails: inside Portia Munson’s Pink Bedroom
Dildos, tampons and fake nails: inside Portia Munson’s Pink Bedroom
Dazed

The artist’s immersive artwork explores mass consumerism and the forces of ‘empowerment and entrapment’ impregnated in constructs of femininity

Berlin’s KW Institute Is Showcasing a Retrospective Exhibition on Legendary Artist Martin Wong
Berlin’s KW Institute Is Showcasing a Retrospective Exhibition on Legendary Artist Martin Wong
Hype Art March 1, 2023

The first international extensive display of the artist’s work outside of the United States.

The “Society Photographer” of NYC’s Downtown Underground
The “Society Photographer” of NYC’s Downtown Underground
Hyperallergic February 28, 2023

Jimmy DeSana’s work remains transgressive, even by today’s standards.

5 Must See Shows in NYC Right Now
5 Must See Shows in NYC Right Now
Fad Magazine February 28, 2023

I got another visceral feeling looking at light streaming into British sculptor Hew Locke’s “Jumbie House 2,” a model of an abandoned plantation house featuring staggering detail and precarious engineering.

12 global queer art shows worth traveling for in 2023
12 global queer art shows worth traveling for in 2023
NBC News February 23, 2023

This first museum survey of the important but often overlooked work of photographer Jimmy DeSana (1949–1990) traces his prolific career through nearly 200 works spanning more than 20 years, showcasing his underground aesthetic and his resistance to dominant narratives about the body and sexuality during the early years of the HIV/AIDS epidemic.

Frieze and Felix Return to the City of Angels
Frieze and Felix Return to the City of Angels
HypeArt February 21, 2023

The largest iteration of either fair to date.

8 Standout Artists to Watch from Felix Art Fair in L.A.
8 Standout Artists to Watch from Felix Art Fair in L.A.
Galerie February 20, 2023

On view from February 15 to 19 at the famous Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, the fair presented 65 galleries from around the world

Get in Some Culture and Selfies at the Coolest Art Exhibits in NYC
Get in Some Culture and Selfies at the Coolest Art Exhibits in NYC
Thrillist February 17, 2023

These new NYC art exhibits and immersive experiences have it all: Iconic fashion, Megan Thee Stallion, and trippy aesthetics.

Why the Chimera Is the Monster for Our Uncertain Age
Why the Chimera Is the Monster for Our Uncertain Age
The New York Times Style Magazine February 16, 2023

 

A painting by the Belgian artist Sanam Khatibi titled “Tasting a Piece of Her Gum” (2023), which she made exclusively for T. Khatibi’s work deals “with animality and our primal instincts,” and she often paints anthropomorphic subjects who “live on their impulses in alluring, exotic landscapes,” she says, “ambiguous [in] their relationship to power, violence, sensuality and each other.”

The Best Booths at LA’s Felix Art Fair, From Biting Art World Commentary to Innovative Approaches to Textiles
The Best Booths at LA’s Felix Art Fair, From Biting Art World Commentary to Innovative Approaches to Textiles
ARTnews February 15, 2023

Great art abounds in this tight, curated affair. In addition to the expected paintings and sculptures, textile-based works is present this time around in abundance, reflecting a trend felt throughout the art world as of late.

Art shows to leave the house for this February 2023
Art shows to leave the house for this February 2023
Dazed February 7, 2023

From Alice Neels’ hotly anticipated London retrospective, to Portia Munson’s famed pink bedroom in New York, we select the must-see exhibitions from around the world

Art shows to leave the house for this February 2023
Art shows to leave the house for this February 2023
Dazed February 7, 2023

From Alice Neels’ hotly anticipated London retrospective, to Portia Munson’s famed pink bedroom in New York, we select the must-see exhibitions from around the world.

The 14th Gwangju Biennale announces final artist list
The 14th Gwangju Biennale announces final artist list
ArtReview February 7, 2023

Scheduled to run from 7 April to 9 July, the show’s organisers have revealed further exhibitions details as well as all the contributors.

What to See During Mexico City’s Art Week
What to See During Mexico City’s Art Week
Frieze February 9, 2023

From Débora Delmar’s sculptures critiquing gentrification to Deli Gallery’s inaugural show at their new location, these are the must-see shows in CDMX

7 Leading Curators Predict the Defining Art Trends of 2023
7 Leading Curators Predict the Defining Art Trends of 2023
Artsy January 30, 2023

In 2022, we witnessed a rise in neo-surrealist art, NFTs, and textile-based art practices. These were trends that were bubbling to the surface by the end of 2021, but weren’t fully realized until the spring of the following year. Now, many other styles are emerging as key genres that may have their moment this year.

K11 MUSEA to Bring History of Street Art to Hong Kong
K11 MUSEA to Bring History of Street Art to Hong Kong
Ocula January 30, 2023

The exhibition features pioneers such as Keith Haring, OSGEMEOS, and AIKO. Outside of art institutions, local street artists have thrived since the pandemic.

Who Won United States Artists Fellowships in 2023?
Who Won United States Artists Fellowships in 2023?
Ocula January 25, 2023

United States Artists Fellowships were awarded today to 45 artists and cultural practitioners across the United States and its territories.

United States Artists Fellowships Awarded to Carolina Caycedo, Christine Sun Kim, Guadalupe Maravilla, and More
United States Artists Fellowships Awarded to Carolina Caycedo, Christine Sun Kim, Guadalupe Maravilla, and More
ARTNews January 24, 2023

The Chicago-based arts nonprofit United States Artists (USA) named 45 recipients of this year’s fellowships, each of which comes with an unrestricted $50,000 cash award. The selected artists represent 19 states, Puerto Rico, and Guam, and a range of age groups and career stages.

10 Trailblazing Artists with Must-See Museum Shows in 2023
10 Trailblazing Artists with Must-See Museum Shows in 2023
Artsy January 16, 2023

Here, we share 10 artists with major museum solo shows in 2023, spanning everything from sculpture and painting to film and installation art made with artificial intelligence.

 

Goings on Around Town: Anton van Dalen
Goings on Around Town: Anton van Dalen
The New Yorker January 16, 2023

This Dutch-born artist has lived on the Lower East Side since 1966 and has trained white pigeons on his building’s roof for almost as long.

Despite Few Reported Sales at Art SG, Dealers Remain Hopeful About the Asia-Pacific Market
Despite Few Reported Sales at Art SG, Dealers Remain Hopeful About the Asia-Pacific Market
ARTnews January 12, 2023

The arrival of a major international art fair, with blue-chip exhibitors tapped to participate, typically means that a locale’s art market has reached a certain inflection point. What dealers think about the new art fair says a lot about their expectations, how the art market is changing, and where collectors are located.

 

Artist Anton Van Dalen Takes Us Inside His East Village Studio, Where He Rears Pigeons and Paints Them Into His Work
Artist Anton Van Dalen Takes Us Inside His East Village Studio, Where He Rears Pigeons and Paints Them Into His Work
Artnet News January 10, 2023

The artist has lived in his East Village home and studio since 1968.

Carolee Schneemann’s six-decade-long body of pioneering feminist performance art
Carolee Schneemann’s six-decade-long body of pioneering feminist performance art
Stir World January 7, 2023

A major survey exhibition of Carolee Schneemann’s work looks at the artist’s masterful experimentations, across mediums of performance, installation, film and multimedia.

What to See in N.Y.C. Galleries Right Now
What to See in N.Y.C. Galleries Right Now
The New York Times January 5, 2023

It is a remarkable detail: The world is affected by upheavals and migrations, but van Dalen, his work and his activist approach have remained local, stable and consistent. 

Jimmy DeSana: Submission @ Brooklyn Museum
Jimmy DeSana: Submission @ Brooklyn Museum
Juxtapoz January 3, 2023

Jimmy DeSana: Submission at the Brooklyn Museum highlights the work of a talented but lesser-known photographer, artist, and LGBTQ advocate. 

17 Art Exhibitions Worth Traveling for in Europe This Year, From a Blowout Survey of Yayoi Kusama’s Inflatables to the Largest Showcase of Vermeer’s Work Yet
17 Art Exhibitions Worth Traveling for in Europe This Year, From a Blowout Survey of Yayoi Kusama’s Inflatables to the Largest Showcase of Vermeer’s Work Yet
Artnet News January 2, 2023

Our European team handpicked the must-see exhibitions for the first half of this year.

New Art for a New Year
New Art for a New Year
Wall Street Journal December 30, 2022

Five artists discuss their plans for 2023, from drawing and painting to sound sculpture and performance art

‘Bad Reviews’ Gives Artists the Last Laugh
‘Bad Reviews’ Gives Artists the Last Laugh
Art in America December 30, 2022

Bad Reviews contains facsimiles of more than 150 reviews selected by 150 artists, many very famous (Lawrence Weiner, Cindy Sherman, Marilyn Minter), who were solicited through a chain of invitations started by artist Aleksandra Mir. 

BETWEEN EGO AND LIBIDO: On the Work of Carolee Schneemann
BETWEEN EGO AND LIBIDO: On the Work of Carolee Schneemann
New Left Review December 2022
Home Is Where the Art Is
Home Is Where the Art Is
Stuart Magazine December 29, 2022

With a new home in Hobe Sound, local attorney John Morrissey finally has the space to display the art and furniture he has been collecting for 30 years

Remembering the Art World Figures Lost in 2022
Remembering the Art World Figures Lost in 2022
Art News December 29, 2022

Hunter Reynolds, an artist and activist whose work influenced generations and poignantly reflected on the immense loss wrought by the AIDS crisis, died on June 12 at 62.

The Top 50 Exhibitions of 2022
The Top 50 Exhibitions of 2022
Hyperallergic December 28, 2022

This year, we’re going big with a list of memorable shows from around the world, seen and loved by our editors and contributors.

In Memoriam: Remembering the Curators, Artists, Writers, Dealers, and Arts Patrons We Lost in 2022
In Memoriam: Remembering the Curators, Artists, Writers, Dealers, and Arts Patrons We Lost in 2022
Artnet News December 28, 2022

Claes Oldenburg, Carmen Herrera, Sam Gilliam, and Peter Schjeldahl were among the deceased this year.

Here Are 10 of the Best Artworks We Saw Around the World in 2022
Here Are 10 of the Best Artworks We Saw Around the World in 2022
Artnet News December 26, 2022

Our editorial staff and contributors highlight some of the most unforgettable artworks they saw this year.

Required Reading
Required Reading
Hyperallergic December 22, 2022

This week, a mysterious portrait of Joan Didion, considering Carolee Schneemann, privatizing libraries, Dalit discrimination, the “great internet grievance war,” and more.

A Counterculture Chronicler Gets His Due
A Counterculture Chronicler Gets His Due
The New Yorker December 22, 2022

A Brooklyn Museum retrospective of Jimmy DeSana’s erotic, compulsive, gender-fluid work makes a case for his ongoing relevance.

The Art of Fighting the Sacklers
The Art of Fighting the Sacklers
The New Republic December 20, 2022

During one of many rousing public demonstrations shown in Laura Poitras’s new documentary, All the Beauty and the Bloodshed, a middle-aged activist lays out—in the plain, swift terms made possible, at this historical moment, by sheer grim familiarity—the consequences of her child’s encounter in his teens with the painkiller OxyContin. “I don’t expect the Sacklers to care about my son,” she goes on. “But 400,000 lives? Somebody should care about that.”

Revisiting queer artist Jimmy de Sana’s groundbreaking 70s archive
Revisiting queer artist Jimmy de Sana’s groundbreaking 70s archive
ID December 20, 2022

The New York artist’s work was so ahead of the curve that it has been largely overlooked — until now.

The Ten Most-Read AnOther Stories of 2022
The Ten Most-Read AnOther Stories of 2022
AnOther December 19, 2022

From Björk and Ocean Vuong’s compelling conversation about motherhood and familial bonds, to Harley Weir on the relationship between art and pornography, we look back on our most popular features of the year

The Pleasures and Pain of Carolee Schneemann’s Body Politics
The Pleasures and Pain of Carolee Schneemann’s Body Politics
Hyperallergic December 19, 2022

Schneemann’s art actions laid bare the continuity between the female body, feminist writing, and sociopolitical acts of protest.

7 New York Shows to Ring in the New Year
7 New York Shows to Ring in the New Year
Testudo December 19, 2022

While the holidays in New York are often associated with shopping and ice skating under the Christmas tree at Rockefeller Center, several galleries have engaging exhibitions on view that are well worth a visit. Whether you’re a New Yorker staying local or a tourist in town on vacation, these seven shows across the city will add a refreshing dash of culture to the holiday season.

The Top 10 Shows in the US of 2022
The Top 10 Shows in the US of 2022
Frieze December 16, 2022

From a show of Ukrainian women artists at Fridman Gallery, New York to Kaari Upson's first posthumous exhibition at Sprüth Magers, Los Angeles, here are the best shows of the year

ABC No Rio: New York’s Free Spirit
ABC No Rio: New York’s Free Spirit
Blind Magazine December 15, 2022

Created as an “art-making center,” ABC No Rio was designed in response to the city’s capitalist-driven gallery scene.

The Defining Artworks of 2022
The Defining Artworks of 2022
ART News December 15, 2022

To look back on the past 12 months in art-making, below is a survey of some of the most important artworks made or presented in a new light in 2022.

Another amazing year for female artists. So why are they still stifled and impoverished?
Another amazing year for female artists. So why are they still stifled and impoverished?
The Guardian December 14, 2022

From the Turner shortlist to the Venice Biennale and more, 2022 was another dazzling year for women. But, away from the headlines, a cold look at the data shows equality is generations away

Doubling Down on the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, Felix L.A. Names 60 Exhibitors for 2023 Fair
Doubling Down on the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, Felix L.A. Names 60 Exhibitors for 2023 Fair
ARTnews December 14, 2022

Founded five years ago by collector Dean Valentine and dealers Al and Mills Morán, Felix L.A. has gained a reputation for being a more relaxed and intimate fair than Frieze L.A., which runs at the same time.

Jimmy DeSana’s Transgressive Vision of Life and Desire
Jimmy DeSana’s Transgressive Vision of Life and Desire
aperture December 14, 2022

A long-awaited retrospective at the Brooklyn Museum celebrates the photographer’s work while avoiding the self-congratulatory drama of a rescue mission.

The Best Public Art of 2022
The Best Public Art of 2022
Artsy December 13, 2022

From experiential, multi-site projects to performance-based interventions, these works not only challenge expectations of what public art can look like, but also reflect and confront the legacy of historical injustices.

An Exhibition of Cat Art Worthy of a Meowseum
An Exhibition of Cat Art Worthy of a Meowseum
Hyperallergic December 12, 2022

A new show at the Queens gallery Mrs. proves that dogs may be man’s best friends, but cats are humans’ idols.

Jimmy DeSana’s dark and uncanny transformations of the naked body
Jimmy DeSana’s dark and uncanny transformations of the naked body
Dazed December 12, 2022

Disquieting, transgressive and often darkly comic, the New York artist’s photographs urged viewers to see the naked form in a new light

The Prurient Punk Surrealism of Photographer Jimmy Desana
The Prurient Punk Surrealism of Photographer Jimmy Desana
Brooklyn Mag December 12, 2022

A trailblazing queer photographer who embodied the grit of 1970s and ’80s NYC gets the retrospective he deserves at Brooklyn Museum

Farewell to LGBTQ+ People and Allies Who’ve Recently Died
Farewell to LGBTQ+ People and Allies Who’ve Recently Died
Advocate December 10, 2022

Remembering some of the LGBTQ+ people and allies who died earlier this year.

Here she comes: 'Problematic' femme fatale trope gets feminist reappraisal in Hamburg exhibition
Here she comes: 'Problematic' femme fatale trope gets feminist reappraisal in Hamburg exhibition
The Art Newspaper December 9, 2022

Artists from Dante Gabriel Rossetti to Nan Goldin are brought together at the Hamburger Kunsthalle to re-examine the stereotype’s origins and new takes

National Gallery Singapore’s new show looks back at 150 years of photography in South-east Asia
National Gallery Singapore’s new show looks back at 150 years of photography in South-east Asia
The Straits Times December 7, 2022

The veracity of photography as a tool to capture the truth has been questioned, especially given the ease with which images can be digitally manipulated today. However, a new exhibition at the National Gallery Singapore (NGS) points out that even in the 19th century, the truth could be altered – by simply curating the images the photographer chose to show. 

The Initiative Preserving the Past and Securing the Future of Asian American Art
The Initiative Preserving the Past and Securing the Future of Asian American Art
Frieze December 7, 2022

Marci Kwon and Aleesa Pitchamarn Alexander speak about their boundary-pushing work in exhibitions and scholarship as co-directors of the Asian American Art Initiative

Independent New York Names Exhibitors for 2023 Fair
Independent New York Names Exhibitors for 2023 Fair
ARTnews December 7, 2022

The Independent art fair has announced the exhibitors for its forthcoming edition in New York, which will run from May 11 to 14 at Tribeca’s Spring Studios.

Carolee Schneemann
Carolee Schneemann
Artforum December 4, 2022

Across six decades’ worth of performance, film, photography, drawing, sculpture, installation, artist’s books––and, yes, some painting––she always maintained that the eye and hand of Schneemann the painter could be discerned: in her work’s intimate tactility, in its attentive treatment of color and form, and often also in the literal presence of paints or painterly apparatus.

Art shows to leave the house for this December
Art shows to leave the house for this December
Dazed December 2, 2022

From Jimmy DeSana’s radical nudes to the unsung women of Atlanta’s hip hop scene, we round up the best art and photography exhibitions to catch this month

Astrid Terrazas Creates Surreal, Mexican Folklore-Inspired Worlds Out of Her Basement in Ridgewood, Queens. She Invited Us Inside
Astrid Terrazas Creates Surreal, Mexican Folklore-Inspired Worlds Out of Her Basement in Ridgewood, Queens. She Invited Us Inside
Artnet News December 2, 2022

The artist has work at Art Basel Miami Beach with P·P·O·W gallery and the nonprofit Art in Common.

Review: The art, rage and action of Nan Goldin in ‘All the Beauty and the Bloodshed’
Review: The art, rage and action of Nan Goldin in ‘All the Beauty and the Bloodshed’
LA Times December 1, 2022

Where life wounds, art and fellowship can heal, or at the very least, cauterize into the most expressive of scars.

Jimmy DeSana: Punk Provocateur
Jimmy DeSana: Punk Provocateur
Photograph December 1, 2022

DeSana's work refuses to present coherent identities even as it pictures aspects of sexuality that remain culturally repressed, rejecting photography’s claim to truth as a tool of social control. Instead, through technical manipulation and distortion, DeSana prompts us to take a closer look at ourselves.

Art-World Insiders Reimagine a Pair of Marcel Breuer and John Johansen Designs
Art-World Insiders Reimagine a Pair of Marcel Breuer and John Johansen Designs
Galerie November 30, 2022

In a bucolic corner of Connecticut, a collecting couple combines two midcentury-modern homes as a retreat for adventurous art and visiting artists

The 20th Edition of Art Basel Miami Beach Is the Fair’s Largest and Most Ambitious Yet
The 20th Edition of Art Basel Miami Beach Is the Fair’s Largest and Most Ambitious Yet
Cultured November 30, 2022

ABMB is in a league all its own. To mark its second decade, the fair has pulled together its youngest and most sweeping program to date.

Art Basel Miami Beach Plays It Safe in the Sun
Art Basel Miami Beach Plays It Safe in the Sun
The Wall Street Journal November 30, 2022

The art fair, now celebrating its 20th anniversary, features thoughtful work but shies away from taking chances.

Art to See in South Florida This Winter
Art to See in South Florida This Winter
The New York Times November 30, 2022

Visitors will find a rich variety of works at museums, satellite fairs and art spaces.

David Wojnarowicz’s Work in the Fast-Fragmenting Time of Aids
David Wojnarowicz’s Work in the Fast-Fragmenting Time of Aids
Title Mag November 29, 2022

To talk about David Wojnarowicz is to talk about images that communicate the unsayable with words: a place of loss and danger, of what is to be a homosexual man in a homophobic world.

Exhibition Revew: Submission
Exhibition Revew: Submission
Musee November 29, 2022

Jimmy DeSana: Submission at Brooklyn Museum celebrates an irreverent LGBTQ artist’s career.

Discover the Kabinett sector at Art Basel Miami Beach
Discover the Kabinett sector at Art Basel Miami Beach
Art Basel November 29, 2022

Highlights include Jimmy DeSana’s photographs of 1970s downtown New York, Hedda Sterne’s intricate drawings from the 1960s, and new immersive work by David Hockney

Our Curated Guide to Miami Art Fairs
Our Curated Guide to Miami Art Fairs
Artsy November 29, 2022

While Miami truly has something for everyone, this curated selection of fair highlights will help guide your week, complete with booth locations for each exhibitor mentioned below.

Undervalued photographers get exposure at Art Basel in Miami Beach
Undervalued photographers get exposure at Art Basel in Miami Beach
The Art Newspaper November 28, 2022

Fair will exhibit works by Jimmy DeSana and Barbara Ess, largely forgotten artists who were contemporaries of Robert Mapplethorpe

Bless The Perverts
Bless The Perverts
Grand Journal November 28, 2022

The artist Carlos Motta and the writer Rabih Alameddine on recovering the real (and imagined) stories of the demonized.

Whose Mother Is Nature Anyway?
Whose Mother Is Nature Anyway?
Hyperallergic November 24, 2022

Contemporary society in the United States normalizes the idea of the exhausted mother, so why wouldn’t mother nature be equally exhausted?

Motherhood and Nature in Times of Mourning a Changing Planet
Motherhood and Nature in Times of Mourning a Changing Planet
Revista Arta November 22, 2022

How do we look at nature in the present apocalyptic times of an accelerated ecocide? The most recent exhibition opened at P.P.O.W. gallery in New York city, I’m Not Your Mother, delves into the nature-culture inquiries, from an ecofeminist perspective

Primera exposición monográfica en Europa del artista Martin Wong
Primera exposición monográfica en Europa del artista Martin Wong
Revista de Arte November 21, 2022

La Comunidad de Madrid presenta la primera exposición monográfica en Europa dedicada al artista estadounidense de origen chino Martin Wong.

What Does Solidarity by Artists Look Like?
What Does Solidarity by Artists Look Like?
Hyperallergic November 17, 2022

Art for the Future: Artists Call and Central American Solidarities portrays how Artists Call swiftly created a transnational network working toward a single purpose.

At The Barbican: Carolee Schneemann
At The Barbican: Carolee Schneemann
London Review of Books November 17, 2022

This must have something to do with how much of herself Schneemann seems to put into her work. Across film, performance, painting and installation, she promises access to her domestic life, her relationships, her body.

Complete Martin Wong Catalogue Goes Online
Complete Martin Wong Catalogue Goes Online
Art Asia Pacific November 16, 2022

On November 12, New York gallery P.P.O.W announced the launch of the Martin Wong Catalogue Raisonné (MWCR)

What to See in N.Y.C. Galleries Right Now
What to See in N.Y.C. Galleries Right Now
The New York Times November 16, 2022

Want to see new art in New York this weekend? Start in Chelsea with Sonia Gomes’s fabric-heavy solo show and Ursula von Rydingsvard’s wood sculptures. Then head to TriBeCa for a group show on landscape painting and June Leaf’s memorable new show.

The Artsy Vanguard 2022
The Artsy Vanguard 2022
Artsy November 15, 2022

The Artsy Vanguard, now in its fifth edition, is our annual feature spotlighting the most promising artists working today.

‘He Was My Camera’: Artist Laurie Simmons Remembers the Pioneering Queer Photographer Jimmy DeSana, Whose Work Is Finally Being Recognized
‘He Was My Camera’: Artist Laurie Simmons Remembers the Pioneering Queer Photographer Jimmy DeSana, Whose Work Is Finally Being Recognized
Artnet News November 14, 2022

Simmons has been in charge of the estate of her close friend and former roommate for more than 30 years.

The Uniquely Transgressive Photos of Jimmy DeSana
The Uniquely Transgressive Photos of Jimmy DeSana
AnOther November 11, 2022

As the late artist’s work – which mixed queer aesthetics and sexual liberation in the 1970s and 1980s – is celebrated in a retrospective at the Brooklyn Museum, artist Laurie Simmons and curator Drew Sawyer speak on his legacy

HEROES: JIMMY DESANA
HEROES: JIMMY DESANA
V Magazine November 11, 2022

The colorful legacy of Downtown dynamo Jimmy DeSana comes to light in the new Brooklyn Museum exhibition.

El Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo de Móstoles acogerá hasta el 29 de enero la primera exposición monográfica en Europa de Martin Wong
El Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo de Móstoles acogerá hasta el 29 de enero la primera exposición monográfica en Europa de Martin Wong
Madrid Actual November 8, 2022

El Museo CA2M Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo de Móstoles acoge hasta el 29 de enero del próximo año la primera exposición monográfica en Europa dedicada al artista estadounidense de origen chino Martin Wong, figura clave de la contracultura norteamericana, antes de que la muestra viaje a Londres, Berlín y Ámsterdam.

Curator Zoe Lukov and Cultural Producer Abby Pucker Are Launching an Art Nonprofit During Art Basel Miami Beach
Curator Zoe Lukov and Cultural Producer Abby Pucker Are Launching an Art Nonprofit During Art Basel Miami Beach
Artnet News November 8, 2022

Inspired by water and witchery, Art in Common's first show will feature works by artists such as Marina Abramović and Guadalupe Maravilla.

Jimmy DeSana, Downtown Pioneer and Provocateur, Goes Mainstream
Jimmy DeSana, Downtown Pioneer and Provocateur, Goes Mainstream
The New York Times November 8, 2022

The photographer moved effortlessly between scenes: No Wave music, performance, queer subcultures, downtown nightlife, the Pictures Generation and mail art.

Carnival and Colonialism Converge in Hew Locke’s The Procession
Hyperallergic November 7, 2022

Locke’s stunning, sensuous spectacle of pattern and color, just like the grand tradition of Caribbean carnivals, hints at sinister elements that undergird the whole endeavor.

The Names of Famous Beaches by Kay Gabriel
The Names of Famous Beaches by Kay Gabriel
Bomb Magazine November 4, 2022

A novelistic letter on David Wojnarowicz's Sex Series, Joni, Geena, Susan, Lana, and other Californians by design.

On the rise: Erin M. Riley
On the rise: Erin M. Riley
Art Basel November 4, 2022

On her handloomed tapestries, the Brooklyn-based artist weaves narratives exploring life’s joy and pain

Brilliant Things to Do This November
Brilliant Things to Do This November
AnOther November 2, 2022

From awe-inspiring exhibitions on Jimmy DeSana and Steven Meisel to exciting new restaurants and gripping new plays, here’s our round-up of the very best of November’s cultural offerings

Video Games, Cosmology, Kabbalah: Suzanne Treister’s Inspirations
Video Games, Cosmology, Kabbalah: Suzanne Treister’s Inspirations
Frieze November 2, 2022

The prophetic new media artist speaks with Las Bang Larsen about her practice and collaboration with CERN

Portfolio: Jimmy Desana and Terence Sellers
Portfolio: Jimmy Desana and Terence Sellers
Artforum November 1, 2022

In print for the first time are inspired scenes of bondage, discipline, dominance, and subjection from Jimmy DeSana’s 1978 series “The Dungeon.” 

Humboldt Fog - Solomon Adler on Martin Wong’s Eureka Years
Humboldt Fog - Solomon Adler on Martin Wong’s Eureka Years
Artforum November 1, 2022

In a rickety wood-frame building near Eureka, California, along a slough that leads to Humboldt Bay, there is a self-portrait by Martin Wong. He left it unfinished—a quick acrylic underpainting in shades of blue.

Wendy Vogel on Portia Munson
Wendy Vogel on Portia Munson
Artforum November 1, 2022

Over the years, the balance between feminist and ecological concerns has fluctuated in the work. Yet this triumphant show set her preoccupations with gender and commodification on equal footing.

In the U.K., Public Art Shifts Toward Black Experiences
In the U.K., Public Art Shifts Toward Black Experiences
The New York Times October 28, 2022

As a result of decades of conversation and scholarship, a wave of new public sculptures reflect and honor Black Britons.

Your Concise New York Art Guide for November 2022
Your Concise New York Art Guide for November 2022
Hyperallergic October 27, 2022

Your list of must-see, fun, insightful, and very New York art events this month, including the Latin American Art Triennial, Baldwin Lee, Triton Mobley, and more.

A DISTINCT FORCE SWEEPS THROUGH THE MANIFESTO OF FRAGILITY: The 16th Lyon Biennale of Contemporary Art
A DISTINCT FORCE SWEEPS THROUGH THE MANIFESTO OF FRAGILITY: The 16th Lyon Biennale of Contemporary Art
Whitehot Magazine October 20, 2022

They’re using the past to re-invent and question the future, carefully investigating the fragility of the latent dreams that mark our time.

Highlights from This Year’s Frieze Art Fair in London
Highlights from This Year’s Frieze Art Fair in London
Galerie October 18, 2022

The monumental event included groundbreaking exhibits, city-wide installations, and glamorous gatherings of celebrities and art-world insiders

“Carolee Schneemann: Body Politics” at Barbican Art Gallery, London
“Carolee Schneemann: Body Politics” at Barbican Art Gallery, London
Mousse Magazine October 15, 2022

This exhibition was selected as part of London Oomph, a roundup of the best shows in town during October 2022.

‘Her Life Was Her Art’: Five Essential Works By Pioneering Feminist Artist Carolee Schneemann
‘Her Life Was Her Art’: Five Essential Works By Pioneering Feminist Artist Carolee Schneemann
ARTnews October 14, 2022

Few artists have had as radical an impact on feminist thought and art than multimedia and performance artist Carolee Schneemann.

At Tate Britain, Hew Locke Powerfully Reckons with Colonialist Histories and Their Lingering Aftereffects
At Tate Britain, Hew Locke Powerfully Reckons with Colonialist Histories and Their Lingering Aftereffects
ARTnews October 13, 2022

His piece is deliberately ambiguous, leaving it open to many different interpretations, all of them intriguing. The overall effect is spectacular.

Spotlight: The Group Exhibition ‘Sensitive Content’ Focuses on the Past and Future of Censorship in Art
Spotlight: The Group Exhibition ‘Sensitive Content’ Focuses on the Past and Future of Censorship in Art
Artnet News October 12, 2022

The thematic show at Unit London coincides with Frieze week.

The Best Things to See at Frieze London 2022
The Best Things to See at Frieze London 2022
AnOther October 12, 2022

From Carolee Schneeman at P·P·O·W to Tyler Mitchell at the Gagosian, we share the most unmissable highlights from this year’s fair. New York-based gallery PPOW are offering a rich variety of work made over the last 70 years spanning painting, clay sculpture and tapestry. 

What to see in London this week
What to see in London this week
Art Basel October 12, 2022

A handy guide to the best gallery shows in town. Pioneering feminist artist Carolee Schneemann forged a career that was grounded in painting but extended into experimental performances, assemblage works, and films. Regarded as a precursor to her later paintings, these works are early examples of her lifelong exploration of the social construction of the female body and its politics.

The 9 Must-See Museum Shows During Frieze Week, From Carolee Schneemann’s First U.K. Retrospective to Cecilia Vicuña’s Turbine Hall Installation
The 9 Must-See Museum Shows During Frieze Week, From Carolee Schneemann’s First U.K. Retrospective to Cecilia Vicuña’s Turbine Hall Installation
Artnet News October 11, 2022

Our top picks around town. With no shortage of world class museums, London usually boasts a good roster of unmissable exhibitions.

The global mental health crisis: Wellcome Trust launches international science and art project to help people cope
The global mental health crisis: Wellcome Trust launches international science and art project to help people cope
The Art Newspaper October 10, 2022

Mindscape initiative is a programme of residencies and exhibitions in museums across the world that explore psychological wellbeing post-pandemic

The 10 Must-See London Gallery Shows During Frieze Week, From a Tribute to Sam Gilliam to Some of the Earliest Computer-Generated Art
The 10 Must-See London Gallery Shows During Frieze Week, From a Tribute to Sam Gilliam to Some of the Earliest Computer-Generated Art
Artnet News October 10, 2022

Our selection also includes portrait pairings by Alice Neel and a gallery complement to Carolee Schneemann's Barbican survey.

Off Frieze’s Beaten Path in London
Off Frieze’s Beaten Path in London
The New York Times October 9, 2022

All visitors to Frieze in London have to do to find alternative attractions is step off the fair grounds in Regent’s Park. Here is a selection of exhibitions taking place during Frieze week.

Is art a public service?
Is art a public service?
Das Magazine October 6, 2022

So much humility is rare: the Dutch-American artist Anton van Dalen sees himself as an unofficial servant of the community.

Newly Published, From Ancient Paper to a Kentucky Farm
Newly Published, From Ancient Paper to a Kentucky Farm
The New York Times October 5, 2022

This collection gathers six decades of work from the late experimental artist, including paintings, multimedia installations and films, to shed new light on Schneemann’s ideas about the body, war and more.

Carolee Schneemann: Body Politics
Carolee Schneemann: Body Politics
The Brooklyn Rail October 5, 2022

But the tides are turning thanks to her current landmark show at the Barbican Centre, Carolee Schneemann: Body Politics, her first retrospective in the United Kingdom and the first major presentation of her work since her death in 2019. Providing a long-awaited look into the full span of her prolific six-decade-long practice, it showcases her most iconic performances alongside lesser-known chapters of her revolutionary career.

Astrid Terrazas: La Jardinera
Astrid Terrazas: La Jardinera
The Brooklyn Rail October 5, 2022

The eleven paintings and single sculpture in Astrid Terrazas’s first solo show at P·P·O·W encompass far-reaching spatial and temporal terrain through powerful, graphic figuration. This is painting as storytelling, rebuilt from the grand traditions of muralism, retablos, and, it seems to me, Francisco de Goya via Paula Rego.

5 Artists on Our Radar in October 2022
5 Artists on Our Radar in October 2022
Artsy October 3, 2022

“Artists on Our Radar” is a monthly series produced by the Artsy team. Utilizing our art expertise and access to Artsy data, we highlight five artists who have our attention. To make our selections, we’ve determined which artists made an impact this past month through new gallery representation, exhibitions, auctions, art fairs, or fresh works on Artsy.

“The Arabella Freeman Series” by Artist Hilary Harkness
“The Arabella Freeman Series” by Artist Hilary Harkness
Booooooom September 29, 2022

A selection of recent work by Brooklyn-based artist Hilary Harkness. 

20 Fall Exhibitions & Art Shows To Explore
20 Fall Exhibitions & Art Shows To Explore
Essence September 29, 2022

From Deana Lawson's depictions of urban life to intricate sculptures by Henry Taylor, there's a plethora of work from Black artists to see this season

Sculpture: An Art of Craft and Storytelling
Sculpture: An Art of Craft and Storytelling
Art in America September 28, 2022

Keith-Roach’s vessels often seem to tell the story of their own becoming, with surrealistically disembodied hands applying light touches to the surface.

50+ Museum Exhibitions to See This Fall Feature Artists Henry Taylor, Fred Eversley, Barbara Chase-Riboud, Theaster Gates, Black Potters, Just Above Midtown Gallery & More
50+ Museum Exhibitions to See This Fall Feature Artists Henry Taylor, Fred Eversley, Barbara Chase-Riboud, Theaster Gates, Black Potters, Just Above Midtown Gallery & More
Culture Type September 27, 2022

Out front, “Gilt,” four sculptures by Hew Locke commissioned for The Met’s historic facade, is on display.

The SCAD Museum of Art Announces Fall 2022 Exhibitions
The SCAD Museum of Art Announces Fall 2022 Exhibitions
Art & Object September 27, 2022

Haunting and rife with a macabre sense of foreboding, the mesmerizing stop-motion clay animations of Allison Schulnik are simultaneously brimming with compassion, humor, and hope.

The best exhibitions in London in 2022
The best exhibitions in London in 2022
Condé Nast Traveller September 27, 2022

For a hit of culture, head to these fabulous exhibitions across the capital

Exhibitions at Wexner Center for the Arts Bring the Worlds of Revolutionary Artists to Columbus
Exhibitions at Wexner Center for the Arts Bring the Worlds of Revolutionary Artists to Columbus
The Lantern September 26, 2022

The Wexner Center for the Arts will showcase the works of interdisciplinary artist Carlos Motta and photographer Carol Newhouse through Dec. 30, emphasizing the themes of change, collaboration and activism. 

Inside Tribeca's Community-Driven Gallery Scene
Inside Tribeca's Community-Driven Gallery Scene
Artsy September 26, 2022

Over the past decade, thanks to its unique architecture and comparatively low real estate prices, Tribeca has become a leading area for emerging and established galleries to plant their roots.

Tribeca And Noho's Best Exhibitions An Equinox Excursion October 2022 - Ilka Scobie
Tribeca And Noho's Best Exhibitions An Equinox Excursion October 2022 - Ilka Scobie
Artlyst September 25, 2022

Returning to New York on Air Fair Weekend, I missed Independent, the Armory and Spring Break while nursing an airplane cold (luckily, not covid). However, as I recuperated, I visited several local downtown galleries, abounding with great autumnal energy.

Chiffon Thomas
Chiffon Thomas
The New Yorker September 24, 2022

In this breathtaking exhibition, Thomas’s alchemical, history-laden work stands, in part, as a metaphor for trans embodiment and personal reconfiguration.

Five Shows to See in the UK this Autumn
Five Shows to See in the UK this Autumn
Frieze September 23, 2022

From South Korean pop ephemera to Marina Abramović's transitional states of being

Can Tribeca avoid repeating the boom-and-bust cycle of previous New York City gallery districts?
Can Tribeca avoid repeating the boom-and-bust cycle of previous New York City gallery districts?
The Art Newspaper September 23, 2022

With galleries moving in in droves, Tribeca is supplanting Chelsea as the city’s art neighbourhood, but its success may push out the small and mid-size galleries that fostered its vitality

Eroticism Beyond the Flesh
Eroticism Beyond the Flesh
Hyperallergic September 22, 2022

Eros Rising at New York’s Institute for Studies on Latin American Art demonstrates that eroticism might be closer to the cosmic than to the terrestrial in its infinite manifestations.

2023 Gwangju Biennale Names Initial Artist List, Including Latifa Echakhch, Christine Sun Kim, Guadalupe Maravilla, and More
2023 Gwangju Biennale Names Initial Artist List, Including Latifa Echakhch, Christine Sun Kim, Guadalupe Maravilla, and More
ARTnews September 21, 2022

Ahead of its opening next April, the 2023 Gwangju Biennale has named the initial 58 artists (of an estimated 80 total) that are set to exhibit their work as part of the exhibition, which is organized by Tate Modern senior curator Sook-Kyung Lee under the title of “soft and weak like water.”

A show by censored artists exploring creative censorship
A show by censored artists exploring creative censorship
Creative Review September 19, 2022

A new London exhibition showcases work by artists that explore sex, beauty, politics, and more – despite the fact they’ve previously been censored

Imperialist Violence Undergirds Hew Locke’s Majestic Met Museum Facade Sculptures
Imperialist Violence Undergirds Hew Locke’s Majestic Met Museum Facade Sculptures
Hyperallergic September 16, 2022

The Guyanese-British artist’s commission for the museum was created in a tense dialogue with collection objects that are connected to conquest.

Hew Locke’s Symbolic Gold Trophies Hoisted in Met Facade Commission
Hew Locke’s Symbolic Gold Trophies Hoisted in Met Facade Commission
Ocula September 16, 2022

The commission's title, Gilt, puns on the motivation for art world scrambling to account for centuries of pillaging.

Hew Locke covers Met Museum with golden trophies inspired by colonial looting
Hew Locke covers Met Museum with golden trophies inspired by colonial looting
The Art Newspaper September 15, 2022

The suite of sculptures is inspired by works in the museum’s collection with convoluted histories

A New Book Featuring David Wojnarowicz’s Letters to a French Lover Promises to Be Sexy
A New Book Featuring David Wojnarowicz’s Letters to a French Lover Promises to Be Sexy
Into September 15, 2022