Sunday, June 20, 2021

Arts

A Polyethylene Partnership: Christo and Jeanne-Claude

Although they are Champions of large-scale, site-specific environmental and landmark installations, first-time viewers of Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s work may be forgiven if they mistake...

Ai Weiwei: Bravely Challenging Government Propaganda Through Art Activism

By Noah Toledo Ai Weiwei is known for his activism and challenging of Chinese societal norms through his visual artwork, films and documentaries, and controversial art installations.  Adrian Searle, art critic for...

The Artistic Intersections of Carsten Höller

While for the majority of us slides are structures that bring us joy by traveling through them, Carsten Höller has a different proposition. In his most...

Food for Thought: Carl Warner

When caught out of the corner of your eye, Carl Warner’s work may seem like a beautiful cityscape, a dense forest or a barren...

Big Bold and Bright: The Murals of Maya Hayuk

Adorning countless walls across the globe, Maya Hayuk’s grand, geometric and explosively colorful murals stand in stark contrast to their, often, mundane city surroundings. These large-scale, eye-catching murals...

Letting in Light: Marvin Lipofsky

As a founding member and former president of the Glass Art Society, along with finding California College of Arts and Crafts’ glass program, it...

A Lone Pioneer – Carol Milne

When we think of knitting, of course, we are met with an image of soft fabrics being crafted into intricate, weaving patterns. However, to...

From Craft to Fine Art: Dale Chihuly

Many media straddle the uncertain divide between arts, crafts and artisanal works. Glassblowing is one such medium. However, since the mid 1960s Washington based...

Frieze New York art fair: seeing Black lives differently

(Corrects fifth paragraph to say "participants" instead of "co-sponsors") ...

Spotlighting Femininity: Judy Chicago

With a career spanning five decades, Judy Chicago’s career is difficult to pin down into one neat category. But that itself is undeniably evocative...

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