November 19, 2020

North American Art

‘It Was About Meeting Myself in the Middle’: Watch Artist Marela Zacarías Meld Ancient Mexican Traditions With Contemporary Sculpture

The Mexico City-born artist Marela Zacarías grew up visiting the colorful murals of Diego Rivera in the city’s National Palace, and then spent the early part of her career painting her own large-scale murals. While the artist has gone on to spend more than half her life in the US, much of her work remains inspired

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Graffiti-Laden Shelters Arise From an Uncanny Post-Apocalyptic Universe Crafted in Miniature

“La Tourelle, IDF2068” (2020), 41 x 14 x 14. All images © Simon Laveuve, shared with permission Enveloped by trailing vines and mosses, the dilapidated shelters that Paris-based artist Simon Laveuve crafts appear to emerge from a post-apocalyptic universe as eerie safe-havens. Often elevated aboveground, the miniature buildings feature vertical constructions with various platforms and

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Deaccessioning Remains Controversial Even as Museums Face Existential Crises

Andy Warhol, installation view of The Last Supper, 1986, in the Contemporary Wing of the Baltimore Museum of Art. Photo by Matt McClain for The Washington Post. Image via Getty Images. To say that 2020 has been a tumultuous year for art institutions would be an understatement. Between the COVID-19 pandemic and accompanying lockdown—which caused

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The Gropius Bau’s postponed Yayoi Kusama retrospective will open in March 2021.

A Pumpkin YB-A [Kusama 325], 2004. Yayoi KusamaRoseberys Berlin’s Gropius Bau announced that it’s Yayoi Kusama retrospective, originally scheduled to open this fall, will now open next year. The exhibition, which will run from March 19th to August 1st, marks Kusama’s first major retrospective in Germany, and will highlight key moments in the artist’s seven-decade

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The Director of Stanford’s Cantor Arts Center Has Resigned Following an Investigation Into Complaints That She Fostered a Toxic Workplace

Susan Dackerman, the director of Stanford University’s Cantor Arts Center has resigned after numerous staffers complained of a toxic workplace culture, particularly for employees of color. In August, the student-run Stanford Daily published a nearly 5,000-word report describing a culture of burnout, intimidation, and “a lack of basic human decency” at the museum. It noted that some 30 employees,

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PopArt Girl Part 3

Jazz up your walls and bring life to your space with Bold and Psychedelic Pop Art from Erik Brede Photography. Erik Brede – All rights reserved ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ PRINT DETAILS ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ * Print size: 113cm x 90cm, Paper size: 123cm x 100cm * Pigment Print on Hahnemühle Fine Art Baryta * Unframed, Rolled in art Tube

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