The Met Museum Sees More Clay in Its Future

Ceramics has come a remarkably lengthy, raucous means for the reason that early 1950s. That’s when Peter Voulkos, impressed by Abstract Expressionist portray, upended the medium with an elevated scale, ambition and an improvisatory vitality that combined wheel-thrown with hand constructed varieties. Since then, some ceramists — Ken Price to…

Reimagined Georgia O’Keeffe Museum Will Triple Its Gallery Space

For almost 25 years, Georgia O’Keeffe, an iconic American modernist painter, has been honored in a museum that’s not a lot larger than two tennis courts. Now, the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum, situated in Santa Fe, N.M., is planning a relocation that can price between $60 million and $65 million, and,…

Parties Settle in Legal Fight Over Robert Indiana’s Legacy

After three years of courtroom hostilities, the property of the artist Robert Indiana and the artist’s former enterprise accomplice stated Friday that that they had agreed to settle the authorized disputes that price the property tens of millions of and clouded the marketplace for a person recognized for such works…

Racist Mural Puts Tate Galleries in a Bind

LONDON — Since Tate Britain reopened final month after a five-month pandemic shutdown, the museum has been bustling. Visitors in masks have roamed its galleries, halls and atrium once more, having fun with the massive assortment of British artwork, from 16th-century portraits to modern installations. Yet one room stays out…

Officials Remove Tile Viewed as Offensive from Detroit Museum-Sponsored Mural

Officials of a Detroit suburb the place a brand new mural has been known as too “pro-police” have eliminated an accompanying tile that depicted a cranium brand that critics view as a rebuke to the racial justice motion. The tile featured the cranium imagery related to a violent vigilante character…

Gottfried Böhm, Master Architect in Concrete, Dies at 101

MUNICH — Gottfried Böhm, the Pritzker Prize-winning architect who was recognized for his strikingly sculptural concrete buildings and as a frontrunner of a technology of German architects whose process was nothing lower than to rebuild their nation in the wake of World War II, died on Wednesday at his house…

After Half a Century, White Columns Still Surprises

“I’m going to use a word you’re not supposed to say,” the sculptor Jeffrey Lew declared with a contact of bravado. “I’m sort of a sociopath.” In 1969 Lew and Rachel Wood, then his spouse, bought a decrepit six-story rag-salvaging manufacturing facility in SoHo for $110,000. They moved into its…

Menstrual Cups in Museums? It’s Time.

Consider the menstrual cup. A repository for bodily fluid, it was first patented in 1867, a half-century earlier than the business tampon arrived, and even a decade earlier than the pad. A rubber mannequin appeared in the 1930s, however its prevalence was curtailed by World War II, when rubber was…

Submerged in Van Gogh: Would Absinthe Make the Art Grow Fonder?

Babies don’t develop stereoscopic imaginative and prescient for the first few months of their life; they’ve a tough time perceiving depth and dimensions, and due to this fact gravitate to swirling shapes and brilliant colours. They and others with comparable style will discover nice pleasure in our tradition’s newest virally…