Spectacle for Spectacle's Sake
July 10, 2013
Turrell is a minor poet with the ambitions of a megalomaniac.
Playboy in Marfa
June 26, 2013
There is nowhere immune from the market and from the marketers, not even the middle of the desert.
The Neutralization of Chinese Art
June 24, 2013
Just how much artistic freedom does China allow?
Must-See Summer Art Shows
June 19, 2013
Three idiosyncratic exhibits at the Met, MoMA, and Neue Galerie
About that Rand Paul Cover Photo...
June 17, 2013
An interview with Platon, who photographed this issue's cover with Rand Paul, discussing the experience, his art, plus various portraits throughout.
Idealism and Blindness
June 10, 2013
Many years ago, as I was leafing through a book in which I had no interest, I found one of the saddest stories in the world.
Michael Cardew: The Potter as Great Modern Artist
June 03, 2013
What might a heroic life in the world of traditional crafts have looked like during the twentieth century? The question almost seems absurd.
Jacques Callot's Line Sublime
May 23, 2013
“Princes & Paupers: The Art of Jacques Callot,” mounted at the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston, is a brave attempt to raise the profile of a sublime seventeenth-century printmaker.
Grow or Perish
May 20, 2013
The real news behind MoMA's plans for the American Folk Art Museum: If you do not grow—and grow big—you’re in big trouble.
Frieze New York, a VIP Art Fair for Our Gilded Age
May 10, 2013
Against the godforsaken glamour of international art fairs.