Gentileschi’s Judith stands out because it shows the act of a woman forcefully decapitating a man. One could argue that any depiction of this tale is inherently violent. And yet, many believe Gentileschi’s deliberate inclusion of female brutality sends a feminist message that is absent from other iterations.
May 2022 Blog Posts
Silenced by the pandemic last year, The Whitney Biennial returns with an exhibition appropriately named Quiet as It’s Kept. The title seems intended to acknowledge an art world suffering from its own version of long Covid after the lockdown blew a gaping hole in the zeitgeist.
The International Center of Photography (ICP) will present a major retrospective exhibition of the work of the multifaceted artist William Klein. "William Klein: YES; Photographs, Paintings, Films, 1948–2013" will feature nearly 300 works, filling ICP’s galleries with media from Klein’s expansive and boundary-pushing six-decade career.
Monet was a master painter whose works are synonymous with the Impressionist movement he helped found. An avid experimenter, he was known for painting the same subjects over and over, drawing inspiration from the unique qualities of color and light he observed each time he sat down to paint.
Copying within the context of the art world has evolved over the centuries. What was once understood as a vital tool for study and learning is now often perceived, especially by laymen, as a kind of cheating. Even so, copying sometimes is ethically questionable.
On May 18, Art & Object will launch its first virtual art fair. The first of many vFairs to come, this premier installment—a Contemporary Art show that promises to embody the art world’s cutting edge—will feature top emerging artists.
Regardless of gender, ethnicity, creed, or political ideology, one thing for certain is we are going to die. Death is the inevitable fate in the plight of man and the great equalizer to all. Consequently, themes of death are richly scattered throughout the art-historical timeline.
Two of Andy Warhol’s iconic Marilyn Monroe portraits are scheduled to go up for auction this May at two different, leading auction houses—Christie’s and Bonhams. Perhaps the most intriguing aspect of this unplanned duet is the vast difference between their estimated costs.
The Savannah College of Art and Design is proud to present work by alumnus Shine Huang (M.F.A., photography, 2017) and faculty members Josh Jalbert and V. Elizabeth Turk at Photo London, the U.K.’s premier photo fair, at Somerset House.
The Savannah College of Art and Design is proud to present work by alumnus Shine Huang (M.F.A., photography, 2017) and faculty members Josh Jalbert and V. Elizabeth Turk at Photo London, the U.K.’s premier photo fair, at Somerset House, May 12–15.