Iconic American sculptor Alexander Calder (1898―1976) invented “mobiles”―carefully balanced, often whimsical kinetic hanging sculptures, powered by wind or motors.
April 2023 Art News
The first director of the Museum of Modern Art, Alfred H. Barr Jr, said that a museum was a vehicle in motion: forward-moving, adaptive, and contemporary.
The concept of gender has proven to be a tempestuous topic for decades now.
If you haven’t been keeping up with what’s going on at the Orlando Museum of Art, buckle in, this one is weird and getting more interesting by the day. Last week, Los Angeles based auctioneer Michael Barzman confessed to playing a major role in producing dozens of fake Jean-Michel Basquiat works, many of which were displayed in a 2022 exhibition at the OMA, “Heroes & Monsters.” In the plea agreement that was also filed last week, Barzman agreed to plead guilty to the felony offense and made a series of admissions about the fake paintings.