How the father of minimalism brought power to the people, and learned to let go
Stuff, and other achievements of irrationality, in Jessica Stockholder’s explorations of the third—and fourth, and fifth—dimensions
Flesh, set free by a ‘despicable genius,’ or ensnared in the male gaze?
National Poetry Month: The fearlessly outspoken critic and Stanford titan on the contemporary poetry canon, the complexities of O.J. Simpson, and the non-Zen of John Cage
A dispatch from David Levinthal’s doll-house diorama factory, where the photographer plays with the line between real and pretend
In the gap between transcendental and concrete experience, 48 years after the painter’s death
Jean-Honoré Fragonard’s ‘Young Girl Reading:’ mindful and contemplative, perhaps even a proto-feminist?
Paintings that tell us to eff off while showing us the way in
The painter learns to ‘live Dada’
The Los Angeles photographer gives, and gives in
An off-track exhibit at the Accademia puts the New York School painter in the company of Titian, Tintoretto, and, weirdly, the Italian Nobel prize-winning poet Eugenio Montale
How the American master came to this living portrait, true to life—but what life?
The painter’s ‘intuitive’ and ‘groping’ New York show, ‘Stuff Change,’ deftly intertwines abstraction with the graphic representation of lively messes
The superhero genius of Peter Saul and Jim Nutt, according to curator Dan Nadel
The artist on Jewish mothers, ‘1950s American’ dummies, childhood superheroes, phallic red lipstick, and Japanese sex toys
An exhibit that is a violation of a young girl’s and a dead artist’s privacy. Or not.
The Old Master of documentary film talks about tantrums at London’s National Gallery, his curiosity, and his love of janitors
Art-world pervert flaunts mirrored balloons, oodles of cash at the Whitney