Visual Art

A Woman’s Work

Ebook, Visual Art

In ‘A Woman’s Work’ Noelle shares her investigation into Grace Carpenter Hudson’s ‘Blue Monday,’ an unusual painting of a Pomo Indian woman and child.
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How a 19th-Century Idea Could Rescue 21st-Century Art

Commentary, Reported, Visual Art

The American Art-Union offers a model for supporting artists with direct engagement from the American public. For an art world struggling in the pandemic economy, it could offer a solution.
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Walls Covered in Basquiat

First Person, Visual Art

“What might be if he lived? What does it mean that his image is defined and further commoditized without his consent, by the same gatekeepers who contributed to the turbulence in his short life? And under these circumstances: who is art for?”
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Drop Out. Tune In. Start a Revolution.

Far Out, Reported, Visual Art

Mario Torero on leaving art school, his place in the Chicano art movement, and fifty years of bringing color to the streets.
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An Itch for Things Remote

Essay, First Person, Literature, Visual Art

From ‘Moby Dick’ to Frank Stella, a writer looks to art of the sea for inspiration.
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Georgia O’Keeffe in New Mexico

Essay, First Person, Visual Art

Lessons from a master in living with beauty: Georgia O’Keeffe’s home beckons for a 15-hour drive across the American Southwest.
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The Craft That Serves the Art

Essay, First Person, Visual Art

A chance Google search leads to a nearly 600-mile drive to see the details in Lilian Broca’s mosaics.
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The Artist’s Home Undone

Ebook, Feature, Visual Art

A collaborative image threatens the relationship between artist and muse.
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Seventeen Ways of Looking at the Mona Lisa

Essay, First Person, Visual Art

We asked writers and artists to show us what the ‘Mona Lisa’ means in today’s selfie-seeking, Kardashianized world.
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Stuffed

Commentary, In-Depth, Visual Art

As taxidermy moves from the natural history museum to the art gallery, how should an artist handle the political dilemma of the animal as object?
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