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The figure of Lucretia persists as equal parts myth and reality.
In 1962, a new hire for WED Enterprises, later known as the Disney Imagineers, was given her first task: to create and design over one hundred and fifty costumes for a new ride and project called it’s a small
Jeffrey Deitch is rapidly becoming a fan favorite at Art Basel Miami Beach where last year he showed works by Rammellzee, Keith Haring, Kenny Scharf, and Walter Robinson.
Santa Claus hasn’t always been the jolly, red-suited, rotund, grandfatherly gift-giver with a reindeer-drawn sleigh we all know. Here’s a look at how art has reflected the changing face (and waistline) of Santa over time influenced by stories about St. Nicholas, Sinterklaas, and Father Christmas.
One of the greatest artists of the medieval Northern Renaissance, iconoclastic Netherlander Hieronymus Bosch created highly detailed surrealistic works centered around religious themes.
New York City will always be a global art center with institutions, public projects, museums, and galleries that offer a breadth of artists and artworks that changes constantly. This December, there are so many fun and exciting exhibitions open, and we’ve rounded up the must-see shows to check out this holiday season.
While summarizing a career as varied and complex as Theaster Gates’s runs the risk of diminishing it, you could say that the Chicago artist’s work—which comprises sculpture, assemblage, installation, ceramics, architecture, video, and music—lies somewhere in the intersection
These eight artists bent the rules when branding themselves. Although they worked across two centuries, all chose to adopt their mother’s family names instead of abiding by the traditional patriarchy, and—quite often—made the change at a point when they were making breakthroughs in the studio.
Even though Dostoevsky’s drawings feel like a byproduct of his writing process and Plath’s more like an independent form of expression, both still seem linked to an abundance of creativity and the works generated feel like art. Can anyone who makes art truly be called a non-artist?
For its twentieth edition, Art Basel Miami Beach has nearly 300 galleries participating from all over the world, including twenty-six first-time participants.