Despite their enormous popularity and apparent accessibility, Hopper’s paintings are among the most complex phenomena within 20th-century art in the opinion of the Paris exhibition’s two curators, Tomàs Llorens and Didier Ottinger.
Is the short, hot career and early death of Jean-Michel Basquiat the cause of his celebrity, or is it a diversion making the assessment of his work cliché-driven and shallow? The Fondation Beyeler wades into the debate.
Piper played a formative role in the emergence of Conceptual art, and an even more crucial role in identity-based art in the 1980s and 1990s, focused on bigotry, stereotyping, and xenophobia. The New Museum of Contemporary Art offers a retrospective on her work in several media.
Virtual Gallery accompanying the exhibition review of 'Magical Faces of Africa' at the Musee Dapper. Includes a dozen pictures of authentic African masks from the exhibition, each with descriptions and historical background.