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.
“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?”
Mario Torero on leaving art school, his place in the Chicano art movement, and fifty years of bringing color to the streets.
From ‘Moby Dick’ to Frank Stella, a writer looks to art of the sea for inspiration.
Lessons from a master in living with beauty: Georgia O’Keeffe’s home beckons for a 15-hour drive across the American Southwest.
A chance Google search leads to a nearly 600-mile drive to see the details in Lilian Broca’s mosaics.
We asked writers and artists to show us what the ‘Mona Lisa’ means in today’s selfie-seeking, Kardashianized world.
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?
A musician chases Time through art history.
Remembering Mirella Bentivoglio, who left a legacy of art and personal conversations.