Modern Art

Norman Mailer's Secret Hobby Was Trying to Draw Like Picasso
Writing was difficult for the author; drawing was joyful
July 16, 2014

Writing was difficult for the author; drawing was a joyful, spontaneous form of expression.

The Armory Show Made Modern Art Something You Love to Hate
Against the cult of novelty
February 15, 2014

100 years ago, the cult of novelty was born. 

This Is Why We Go to Modern Art Museums
January 10, 2014

The MoMA’s announcement Friday that New York’s American Folk Art Museum—built for $32 million barely a decade ago—will be a casualty of its latest expansion project has, unsurprisingly, prompted a wave of criticism.