Cynthia Close

When the name of American-born artist James McNeill Whistler comes up most people immediately think of his iconic painting Arrangement in Grey and Black #1, an austere portrait of Anna McNeill…
America is haunted. That is the premise of the first major museum exhibition to take a comprehensive look at the relationship between American artists and the unseen forces that lurk in our cultural…
Truly great films can be hard to come by, especially with the endless options afforded by streaming platforms these days. That's why Art & Object is bringing you this curated list of top options.
As our access to open air and meeting in public places returns, we can look to these artists to remind us what summer is for after the trying year of 2020.
In the macho, testosterone-driven New York art scene of the 1950s, abstract expressionist Joan Mitchell (1925-1992) was a key figure and one of the few women artists to be recognized by “The Club” a…
The abstract expressionist painter and Chicago-born poet Corinne Michelle West (1908-1991) was thirty-one years old when she officially changed her name in both her personal and professional life to…
The often-contentious relationship between artists and those who write about art is as old as culture itself. The art critic’s job is to rationalize what is inherently an irrational pursuit.
Here are 10 opportunities to be “in the moment” with art.