December 2018

Through a new installation, artist Olafur Eliasson is urging Londoners to engage with climate change in a new way. In collaboration with geologist Minik Rosing, Eliasson has installed a group of 24 blocks of ice beside the Thames in front of the Tate Modern, with another group of six blocks installed at Bloomberg Philanthropy’s European headquarters in London.
As soon as you enter the first gallery at the North Carolina Museum of Art that holds Candida Höfer’s large format photographs, you are transported. Commanding the space, her mostly symmetrical compositions contain no people, only lavish interiors that bear evidence of devotion as well as secular daily ritual.
Before she was world-renowned as a pioneering feminist artist, Judy Chicago worked in abstraction, using pastel hues to form geometric patterns. A new survey at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami, shows the artist moving into figurative works, finding a clear voice to explore the feminist themes that would come to define her work.
Art historian Jennifer Dasal explores Michelangelo's "The Last Judgment" in this episode of The ArtCurious Podcast
Corrie and Nat sit down with artists Jason Chase and Taryn Johnson to discuss the Boston art scene, how they created the world's blackest, little-black dress, and being a full-time artist & freelancer.
From Art Basel Miami’s 2018 showing, we’ve rounded up our favorite highlights, from new works fresh from the studio to up-and-coming artists.
Host Jennifer Dasal explores the history behind Munch's "The Scream" in this episode of A Little Curious
Statue of a Victorious Youth, one of the J. Paul Getty Museum’s prized possessions, is facing a new threat after 40 years at the Villa. Earlier this week Italy’s supreme court, the Court of Cassation, ordered the Getty to return the bronze statue, dated to 300-100 B.C., claiming the object as belonging to Italy’s cultural heritage. 
This week the Tate Britain announced Charlotte Prodger as the winner of its 34th annual Turner Prize, which is awarded to a British artist for an outstanding exhibition or other presentation of their work in the preceding year.

Carved with a scene depicting, on the left, an elaborately turbanned figure and, at right, a physician who holds aloft a flask, the wooden object seen above is, to put it quite bluntly, a 'piss-pot' lid or cover.
 
It was part of a sale held by Bonhams in London on September 18–one of their regular Oak Interior sales in which furniture or furnishings of all shapes and sizes are the core offering, but where candlesticks, pots, plates and all sorts of other household items are to be found.