Activist Group P.A.I.N. (Prescription Addiction Intervention Now), led by artist Nan Goldin, has spoken out regarding a planned settlement between the Department of Justice and Purdue Pharma that would
October 7, 2020
Hito Steyerl, still from How Not to Be Seen: A Fucking Didactic Educational .MOV File, 2013. Courtesy of the artist; Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York; and Esther Schipper, Berlin. Conspiracy theories, racism, police violence, omnipresent surveillance, artificial intelligence, data exploitation, and digital overload are just a few of the up-to-the-minute themes of Hito Steyerl’s new
Cementing a $6.8 Million Win for Artists, the US Supreme Court Declines to Hear the Landmark Case Over the Destruction of Graffiti Mecca 5Pointz
In a further win for graffiti and aerosol artists, as well as for advocates of the Visual Artists Rights Act (VARA), the US Supreme Court on Monday declined a request from Queens real-estate developer G&M Realty to reconsider a February 2018 ruling ordering the realtor to pay $6.75 million to a group of graffiti artists.
Pool of Tears 2, 2000. Kiki SmithMarlborough London For all but the very top one percent of art lovers, collecting a great work by a top artist can seem impossible. Along with the issue of scarcity, works by high-demand artists are often astronomically expensive and far out of reach for most collectors. But there is
New Image Art is pleased to present Tiffany Alfonseca and Raelis Vasquez’s two-person exhibition, Como Nosotros Somos, on view by appointment through October 17, 2020. Como Nosotros Somos translates to, “How We Are”, emphasizing the artist’s examination in embracing a renewed narrative and consciousness around their relationship with their Afro-Latinx identity. In this exhibition, Tiffany Alfonseca
All images © Bouke de Vries, shared with permission Bouke de Vries (previously) refers to some of his porcelain sculptures as “three-dimensional still lifes.” The artist, who was born in the Netherlands and now lives in London, creates sprawling assemblages that resemble a classic bowl of fruit or table setting frequently found in Dutch art.
A Gerhard Richter painting became the most expensive work by a Western artist sold at an Asian auction.
Gerhard Richter’s Abstraktes Bild [649-2], 1987. Courtesy Sotheby’s Gerhard Richter became the most expensive Western artist to sell at an Asian auction when his 1987 abstract painting Abstraktes Bild (649-2) sold for HK$214.6 million (US$27.6 million) at Sotheby’s live-streamed Hong Kong sale of contemporary art, which took place on October 6th. The painting, representative of
Earlier this summer, bored everyday people at home began recreating famous artworks in what quickly became a social media sensation that even spawned a book. Now, thanks to Google’s new AR Art Filter, you can put yourself inside a famous painting with just one tap. Even dogs can use the app! Thanks to Google’s collaborations with museums around the
Even These Collectible Stamps of Ducks Have Been Politicized in the US This Year—and Artists Are Flying Mad
As the US elections approach next month, even the annual the contest to design next year’s Federal Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation Stamp, better known as the Duck Stamp, is mired in controversy. In a controversial new rule, each design is now required to incorporate the theme of “celebrating our waterfowl hunting heritage,” and that isn’t