July 2019

More than a century ago, Danish illustrator Kay Nielsen (1886–1957) created exquisite interpretations of classic fairy tales that remain some of the most memorable visions of enchantment and fantasy ever to appear in print.
This year’s summer exhibition at the New-York Historical Society presents more than 70 images taken by six of the most important photographers of the past century: Margaret Bourke-White, Marie Hansen, Martha Holmes, Lisa Larsen, Nina Leen, and Hansel Mieth.
When Italian university student Piergiorgio Castellani booked his winter-break holiday in New York in 1988, he expected to see major artworks in museums–not major living artists walking nonchalantly down the street.
Gillett G. Griffin (1928-2016) was not only a respected curator, scholar and collector but also a beloved teacher at Princeton University, where he taught and curated for 52 years.
Let’s talk about BIG ART. In this super-sized episode, Nat, Jen and Gin discuss art on a large-scale. From the tallest file cabinet in the world, to the eerie work of Ron Mueck, this episode deals with big stuff and why they like it (or don’t).
Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) has received a $1 million grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation in support of the museum’s new Caribbean Cultural Institute, a curatorial and research platform dedicated to the promotion of scholarship and artistic production across the Caribbean and its diaspora, through exhibitions, publications, programming, and collections development.
Combining landscape photography with psychedelic colors, Terri Loewenthal creates striking photographic works evoking the wild soul of nature, now on view at Jackson Fine Art in Atlanta, GA.
Artist Dylan Lewis, one of the world’s leading contemporary sculptors, shows us around his studio and the incredible sculpture park he has created in the shadow of the Stellenbosch mountains in South Africa.

Madison, Wis. – In his diverse practice, Sanford Biggers encourages meaningful dialogue around narratives in American history. On view at the Chazen Museum of Art June 28-Sept. 22, 2019, Sanford Biggers will display eight works from the artists’ BAM sculpture series, along with several “paintings” that the artists has created by altering antique quilts. The exhibition also includes a video installation to accompany the BAM sculptures.

Beginning this week, the Metropolitan Museum of Art will display the da Vinci masterpiece Saint Jerome Praying in the Wilderness, on special loan from the Vatican Museums.