At 2 a.m. on Saturday, January 20, the wait to see Christian Marclay’s wildly popular 24-hour film “The Clock” was 30 to 45 minutes long, according to @TheClockatMoMA, a Twitter feed created especially for the exhibition. Visitors running late still had 15-...
Wolfgang Laib is the holy fool of contemporary art. A monk-like figure who weaves his art out of natural substances that evoke spiritual regeneration — a permanent installation of his chamber made of beeswax opens at the Phillips Collection in March — he...
Last week, I finally visited the Met’s stellar exhibition, “Matisse: In Search of True Painting.” The show was, as I hoped, a refreshingly engaging experience that breaks down Henri Matisse’s meticulous and academic painting process into sections,...
The closely-guarded list of 22 artists in the major exhibition of South and Southeast Asian art at the Guggenheim is finally out, and it includes prominent Indian multidisciplinary artist Shilpa Gupta, Thai-Indian provocateur Navin Rawanchaikul,...
Amsterdam is counting the days: only 94 to go before the grand reopening of the Rijksmuseum, closed for renovation since 2003. For a decade, art lovers had to content themselves with a modest display of the museum’s masterpieces, including Rembrandt...
If you want to understand the stakes of the “dematerialization of the art object,” look no further than the late British artist John Latham’s “Art and Culture,” the entrance piece at “Materializing Six Years: Lucy Lippard and the Emergence of Conceptual...
On December 15, one of the more innovative additions to New York City’s cultural scene, the National Museum of Mathematics, finally opened its doors to the public. Also known as MoMath, the institution is the brainchild of mathematics Ph.D. and hedge fund...
BERLIN — It has not been an easy crawl back from the generally derided Berlin Biennale for the KW Institute for Contemporary Art. Wael Shawky mounted an impressive exhibition in late summer, but in terms of the popular consciousness within Berlin’s art world...
“Eyebeam Resurfaces: The Future of the Digital Archive,” at Eyebeam, New York, January 8 – January 12Reflecting on the game-changing effect of Hurricane Sandy on the conservation of art — from the analog to the digital — this four-day event series will...
LOS ANGELES — With 2012 drawing to a close and a new artgoing season in the works, now is the final chance to visit many of this year’s major exhibits. ARTINFO’s Yasmine Mohseni reports on the top six end-of-the-year L.A. museum shows.“Zarina: Paper Like...
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