Marlies Verhoeven and her little army from the Cultivist march through the same art museum every week until the flash of their silver membership cards works its magic for at least 10 spotless runs. No lines. No fees. No hesitation.
Picasso in Private: Works from the Collection of Marina Picasso is an assortment of Picasso’s work from his granddaughter’s private collection that includes 187 pieces from each decade of his career.
Twenty-nine-year-old South African artist Lorraine Loots creates eight by ten millimetre portraits in which anything can be recast as a tiny delight, from a Malayan tapir calf, to a National Sea Rescue Institute boat, to a stellar jet streaking across the Grand Nebula.
Embroidery has traditionally been used as embellishment: a decorative flower on a handkerchief here, a geometric pattern adorning a quilt there. Over the years, however, the contemporary art world has reclaimed needlepoint, and challenged the medium’s norms.
The premise of Sleep No More sounded nonsensical, like rantings born of a fever dream, but it was intriguing enough that I bought a ticket. And several weeks later, I waited in a thunderstorm for what would be one of the most phenomenal artistic experiences in my life.
In Lake Oswego, just outside of Portland, fingerprints of public art are scattered across the city.
With restored diplomatic relations between Cuba and the United States after a 54-year embargo on trade and travel, the country is in a period of transformation. And as with any kind of change, it’s the artists who are spearheading the nation’s critical voice.
Chinese architect, sculptor, video artist, and photographer Ai Weiwei just closed a show at the Louvre; but he is not finished with Paris yet.
Champagne Life is Saatchi Gallery’s first show to focus solely on increasing the visibility of work by international emerging female artists.