November 4, 2020

Art News

Sheida Soleimani Combines Sculpture, Film, and Photography

Sheida Soleimani’s new exhibition, Hotbed, at Denny Dimin Gallery advances her inquiry into the crises that define Iran and the United States’ relations. Superimposing source imagery onto sculptural backdrops to illustrate the complex relationships between these hostile nations, Soleimani’s photographs are virtual palimpsests. Paradoxically, this paper-thin practice of layering foregrounds weighty ethical questions about how

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Patricia Marroquin Norby on Navigating Tough Issues of Aesthetics, Restitution, and More as the Met’s First Curator of Native American Art

Last year, New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art announced that it was creating a new Indigenous art program, and hiring its first-ever curator of Native American art to oversee it. Patricia Marroquin Norby, who is descended from Mexico’s Indigenous Purépecha people and most recently served as the assistant director of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the

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‘At Three in the Morning, I Do the Math’: William Kentridge on Obsessing Over COVID Data and the Benefits of Lockdown

Over the decades, through films, drawings, and operas, the celebrated South African artist William Kentridge has created a world that—while not quite our own—recognizably mirrors and shadows it. This year, Kentridge debuted City Deep, the 11th film in the artist’s “Drawings for Projection” series, which began some 30 years ago. Rooted in his labor-intensive animation process

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What I Buy and Why: Actress and Collector Nichole Galicia on Supporting Black Artists and the Work She Sold—and Then Bought Back

The Panama-born, New York-raised art collector and philanthropist Nichole Galicia got her start as a runway model in Europe and later took up acting, appearing in such films as Defiance, Once Upon a Time… In Hollywood, and Django Unchained. She has been an avid art lover for even longer, stockpiling Goya magnets as an adolescent

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Louise Fishman

Karma is pleased to present “Ballin’ the Jack,” a solo exhibition by Louise Fishman. The exhibition consists of two new bodies of work: oil paintings created in Fishman’s studio in New York City and

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